2021-01-24 – total loss of SCADA data

On 24th January 2021, the AEMO suffered a total loss of SCADA data, which impacted on its ability to dispatch and manage the electricity system.

Sunday 24th Jan 2021 – a couple discrete incidents

It was forecast it would be a hot day in the southern part of the NEM and it did not disappoint. The hot weather was one of the factors that contributed to price spikes … in Regulation FCAS, and then in QLD and later in South Australia.