The second part of an ongoing case study examining two successive days of low VRE generation in early July 2023. This part examines IRPM, earlier forecasts of available generation and maps the availability by site location.Read More
Winter 2023 in the NEM
A short article on Saturday about an AER’s publication that was released in the past week … a review of 2023 Q3.
Spot price volatility was experienced in Queensland and New South Wales on 4th September 2023.
A quick status update, early on Thursday 31st August 2023, about issues at Azure (caused by a power surge) that has been affecting AEMO (and our) systems.
A quick record of some spot price volatility in South Australia on the morning of Wednesday 30th August 2023.
A sunny late winter’s day in QLD sees new low point for minimum Market Demand.
A week’s worth of data provides indications of how semi-scheduled generators are using bid MaxAvail to manage dispatch availability.
A quick record of volatility Tuesday evening 15th August 2023
Continuing network outage, and weather conditions, leads to long duration of elevated price in SA over the weekend.
Some quick notes about volatility in SA on Friday evening 11th August 2023.
Don’t forget about FCAS when the energy market starts to steal the spotlight.
Third article for Tuesday 1st August 2023 – recording some evening volatility across the 4 x mainland regions.
Light winds and a constrained interconnector contributed to elevated prices on 1 August 2023.
A quick look at the new all-time record for wind production, NEMwide, on Friday evening 7th July 2023
Looks like we’re ramping up to a new all-time maximum for NEM-wide wind production … perhaps?
A quick look at elevated prices mid afternoon on Monday 3rd July 2023.
After having had an extended break abroad, the coverage from last week’s AEW event provided a unique opportunity to check back in with the energy market from an outsider’s perspective.
NEM-wide wind production record broken twice last weekend. New record as of Sunday 25th of June 2023
It appears that the NEM-wide wind production record was broken again, and then again, over the weekend. A quick look at wind output for each region to see the contribution.
Earlier LOR conditions forecast for SA this morning did not eventuate to an actual, but the region was hit with a short run of price spikes.
A brief summary of how the LOR forecast for South Australia tomorrow evening (and later in the week) has evolved throughout today.