This is a first ‘deeper dive’ into AEMO data (both 4-second SCADA data and in the EMMS via ez2view) to see what’s visible able Stockyard Hill Wind Farm on Tuesday 13th February 2024.Read More
2024-02-13 VIC ‘Significant Power System Event’
A collation of articles relating to what unfolded on Tuesday 13th February 2024 – with a ‘Significant power system event’ occurring in Victoria.
Note that there is a different category intended to collate the longer-term developments arising out of what happened on 13th February 2024.
Guest author, Allan O’Neil, takes us several steps further in understanding the events in Victoria on Tuesday 13th February 2024 – especially with respect to VRE (wind and solar) production.
Following the review of bidding in VIC on Tue 13th Feb 2024, this review of the 4-second data for VIC on the day reveals another 28 Observations/Questions to explore later.
Some things in the AEMO’s Preliminary Operating Incident Report that stood out to me, and which will assist in our further investigations on WattClarity.
Five days after Tuesday 13th February 2024 we have a bit of time to take this initial (top-down) look at bidding for ENERGY in the Victorian region on that day … with 27 Questions/Observations identified!
A first article from me after starting to delve into a 14-hour time series of AEMO’s 4-second data for Tuesday 13th February 2024 (this one a trend of frequency to highlight points of interest).
A short article trending (through Tue 13th Feb 2024) aggregate enablement of Raise Regulation FCAS in DUIDs on the mainland … i.e. excluding Basslink.
AEMO’s preliminary operating incident report for what happened on Tuesday 13th February 2024 is available now.
In light of another transmission tower collapse caused by convective wind gusts, we’ve invited wind loading expert Dr John Holmes to explain this phenomena.
Allan O’Neil provides a couple of initial observations regarding Dundonnell Wind Farm and Loy Yang A from his first glance of at the 4-second SCADA data from the events in Victoria on Tuesday afternoon.
Perhaps unrealised by many, but Tuesday afternoon’s events in Victoria resulted in a new record low in terms of number of coal units being online in the region, Geoff Eldridge explores.
Dr Roger Dargaville from the Monash Energy Institute argues that Tuesday’s events in Victoria were a showing of a system resilience, and not fragility.
In this article we’ll have a first pass at what happened in Victoria on Tuesday 13th February 2024 at a DI-by-DI level … which we call ‘Timeline #1’ level – noting will go more granular later (Timeline #2) and less granular later (Timeline #3).
The third (of 4) units at Loy Yang A that tripped on Wed 13th Feb 2024 is beginning to return to service ~26 hours afterwards.
What happened yesterday (Tue 13th Feb 2024) in Victoria was a significant event in the history of the NEM – and the flow on effects will be felt for weeks and months (even years?). Here’s a starting list of questions we’d like to explore…
The sixth transmission tower failure within the NEM in almost four years, has prompted further questions about the physical network and its resilience to severe convective winds.
Weatherzone meteorologist, Ben Domensino, reports on the extent of the severe weather conditions across Victoria yesterday.
A follow up on the (bumpy) return to service for Loy Yang A2
The start of a return to service for Loy Yang A3.
AEMO reports (at 20:30) still 473,000 customers off supply.