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Spring 2021 in the NEM
A collection of articles about events that occur during Spring 2021 in the NEM (i.e. September, October, November 2021)
A very brief look into how many units have been registered for the WDRM, and how many MW have been dispatched since the rule change was implemented roughly two months ago.
Ben Domensino of Weatherzone discusses an extreme month of wet weather across Australia during November, and its impact on solar generation.
A short article (in the midst of GenInsights21 completion) more broadly sharing 2 good news stories from AEMO in the context of the NEMDE dispatch process.
Scheduled demand in SA drops below zero for the second time in less than a week.
South Australia hits a very low point for ‘Market Demand’ on Sunday 21st November 2021 … all the way down to *actually be below zero!*
A short article about the fire in the Yallourn power station coal bunker.
Second short article, looking into what has been happening through Queensland on Thursday 11th November 2021.
Some price volatility in NSW and (especially) QLD region on Thursday 11th November 2021.
Updating the minimum demand records, following new low points seen for VIC and SA (but not NSW, as I had thought earlier) for Minimum Demand.
Second region today (Sun 31st Oct 2021) to see a new ‘minimum demand’ record was the Victorian region … when looking at Scheduled Demand (after correcting my mistake about NSW).
[CORRECTION – CLOSE TO] Second region to fall lower on Sunday 31st October 2021, in terms of Minimum Scheduled Demand, was the NSW region
On Sunday 31st October 2021 we see minimum demand level drop considerably lower for the South Australian region … and also a new record set on a NEM-wide basis.
A short note about the storms that left approximately 500,000 people without power in Victoria on Friday 29th october 2021
A quick note about an actual LOR2 condition in the QLD region – Thursday 28th October 2021
Some quick notes about a price spike seen over 4 dispatch intervals this morning in South Australia – Wed 27th Oct 2021.
It’s Sunday 24th October 2021 and the AEMO’s new Centralised Negawatt Dispatch Mechanism has started operations. What can we see?
Recapping where the records sit, in ‘record minimum demand’ following Sunday 17th October 2021 (Part 4)
Capping off a weekend of new low points for minimum demand in NSW, and NEM-wide (and some near misses elsewhere) this table sums up where the low points sit.
A monster leak in the Grid drives ‘Minimum Demand’ on a NEM-wide basis down on Sunday 17th October 2021 (part 3)
Slightly later than happened for the NSW region, here’s the stats for the large reduction for ‘minimum demand’ on a NEM-wide basis for Sunday 17th October 2021
A quick look backwards, later in the afternoon, at the new ‘lowest ever’ point reached for demand in the NSW region.