The price has been spiking on Monday evening 27th June 2022.Read More
Winter 2022 in the NEM
The unsuspension of the market is a useful time to reflect on ‘how we got here’ … starting with this 18-month trend of daily average spot prices.
A few quick notes about the voltage disturbance experienced in the early hours of the morning in South Australia on Thursday 23rd June 2022.
In parallel to the ‘Energy Crisis 2022’ (and perhaps related to it, in some ways) we see a step change decline in the performance of the timeliness of file creation for P5MIN at the AEMO in recent days…
A short note this evening about a substation fire near Tallawarra Power Station.
Following Tuesday’s article about 7 coal units due for return to service soon, 3 are back and 1 more on the way.
Following yesterday’s announcement of Market Suspension by the AEMO, ASX issued this response … but I’ve only had time to copy this in now: ASX Electricity Futures and Options – Response to AEMO announcement Notice reference number: 0649.22.06 Date published: 15/06/22 Effective…
RERT (Reserve Trader) dispatched in QLD.
AEMO has determined that it is necessary to suspend the spot market in all regions under NER clause 3.14.3(s)3) because it has become impossible to operate the spot market in accordance with the provisions of the Rules.
Third update for Tuesday 14th June 2022 on the forecasts for LOR3 across the NEM.
A look to see how far WDR has come since it was introduced in October, and to what extent the units registered under the mechanism are helping to alleviate supply-demand tightness during events like last night.
An update on this morning’s forecasts from AEMO, published on WattClarity at ~12:00 Tuesday 14th June
A quick look (for Tue 14th June) of which of the coal units are expected to return to service in the coming week.
A first look today at what’s forecast for load shedding this evening (some very large numbers for both QLD and NSW).
Second article this morning, highlighting the very tight supply-demand balance.
Will need more time to think why Coopers Gap WF would bid in this way on Sunday evening with ‘Actual LOR2’ notices at play.
It’s 17:30 and the white knuckle ride through this evening begins…
Another update late this afternoon, with Actual LOR2 in place.
Two copies of the ‘NEM Prices’ widget in ez2view highlights a disconnect.