A quick article, following a social media update by CS Energy on the repair process for the cooling towers at Callide C.Read More
2021-05-25 Load Shedding in QLD after Callide explosion
A series of articles written in relation to what happened on 25th May 2021 when the explosion of Callide C4 led to load shedding in QLD under ‘Actual LOR3’ Low Reserve Conditions.
Whilst there were many things that went wrong on Tuesday 25th May 2021 (last week), guest author Allan O’Neil highlights that there were at least 4 things that went right – contributing to a much less severe outcome than would otherwise have been the case.
Carl Daley from EnergyByte, provides more insight into the events of last Tuesday, which culminated in widespread blackouts throughout Queensland.
A deeper look at the frequency data (our own, and also from some others) reveals a number of other interesting things about what happened on Tuesday 25th May 2021 in Queensland.
My evening reading of an ABC news article (about Callide C) released this afternoon suggests a long, long and expensive outage for Callide C4.
Normally this would be part of a much more complete article adding to WattClarity’s growing coverage of the major power system events in Queensland following the incident at Callide C Power Station. However I for one find it easier to…
Sharing 7 of the ‘Headline Questions’ we’re pondering, as we bury ourselves in the data surrounding the events that happened on Tuesday 25th May … some of which will have long-lasting implications (not to mention detailed investigations).
Part 5 in an expanding series, looking at what happened in QLD on Tuesday 25th May 2021 – this one looking at system frequency.
First update, day after the event, shows a cautious (initial) approach to returning the 4 units at the Callide site back to service.
Third short article this evening, after it looks like we’ve escaped from a tight supply/demand balance (reasonably) unscathed.
Looks set to be a very tight supply/demand balance this evening in Queensland. Here’s hoping everything goes right for the AEMO Control Room!
A quick snapshot from NEMwatch at 14:20 today highlighting the loss of approximately 2000MW of demand this afternoon – dropping the level of Scheduled Demand down to 3,775MW: The AEMO Market Notice highlighted says: ——————————————————————- MARKET NOTICE ——————————————————————- From : …