Some quick notes about a price spike seen over 4 dispatch intervals this morning in South Australia – Wed 27th Oct 2021.Read More
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)
It’s Sunday 24th October 2021 and the AEMO’s new Centralised Negawatt Dispatch Mechanism has started operations. What can we see?
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.
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.
A short note to recognise that the ‘low point record’ has been nudged lower on several fronts already (Sun 17th Oct) … and forecast to drop further still
Looks like Sunday 17th October will be an interesting day, with a new ‘record low’ for Operational Demand on a NEM-wide basis forecast by AEMO!
A short note at a ‘new normal’ condition that we can expect to see increasingly in NEM regions (including QLD) as rooftop PV continues to grow in scale.
Another interim build of ez2view gives me an excuse to have another look at changes in bidding patterns at selected Wind, Solar and Coal units.
On Wednesday afternoon some high prices forecast for South Australia from Thursday morning prompted a question from a Large Energy User client.
Some activity alerts prompt this short look at how the Victoria Big Battery is recovering from the industrial fire that took it out of action for a number of weeks.
A quick look at three price spikes seen late afternoon in QLD on Monday 4th October 2021.
Looks like AEMO will be announcing a new ‘lowest point’ for Operational Demand in NSW later, given what has happened on Monday 4th October 2021 (Labour Day holiday).
In addition to being a low point for Scheduled Demand and Operational Demand in the QLD region, it was also the case on a NEM-wide basis.
A short note about a new low point for minimum demand that appears to have been set in the QLD region on Sunday 3rd October 2021
It was too tempting to take some time today to look back on the first fully 5-minute bids from Friday 1st October (the start of Five Minute Settlement) to see how much has changed.
It’s quite early Friday morning, 1st October 2021 … and Five Minute Settlement has commenced. Here’s a *very* early initial look.
What does ‘next day public’ data show us about Tuesday’s re-start of operations at Victoria Big Battery
A quick additional look at activity Tue 28th Sept 2021 for Victoria Big Battery – as seen in ez2view with the benefit of ‘Next Day Public’ data.
Today (Mon 27th Sept) we were alerted to this Virtual Information Session on Wednesday 29th September that some of our readers will be interested in (Enabling FCAS at Musselroe Wind Farm)
With ‘Minimum Demand’ plunging across mainland regions, AEMO initiates new Market Notices relating to Rooftop PV
Just last Friday the AEMO notified stakeholders more broadly about their new Market Notice Framework about ‘Minimum System Load’ and/or ‘Distributed Photovoltaics (DPV) Contingency’ … prior to Sunday’s new lowest point for minimum demand in South Australia!