Catching up on recent developments, this AEMC Rule Determination (enabling AEMO to deal with ‘indistinct events’) caught my eye.Read More
On Tuesday 21st December 2021 the AER requested the AEMC to consider changing the prescriptive requirements in the Rules for the AER to analyse particular types of market outcomes in particular ways, and instead provide the AER more flexibility in what its analysis covers.
Same day as we released GenInsights21, the AEMO published its High Level Design on how they will implement the AEMC Rule Change determination on Integrating Energy Storage Systems (IESS) into the NEM. Here’s the key dates.
Occasional guest author, David Leitch, grasped an opportunity for an early read of GenInsights21 – and shares some of his observations here with WattClarity readers.
Some of our readers might be able to help us answer this question …
The AEMC recently published a draft determination on Primary Frequency Response – proposing it remain mandatory, and to introduce big changes to the causer-pays process, including payments for good performance.
Following from the ESB’s Final Advice, and inspired by the one year anniversary of publications the MT PASA DUID Availability data sets by AEMO (thanks to the ERM-sponsored rule change) we take a quick look about both initiatives might mean for each other. More to come in GenInsights21, time permitting.
On Thursday 26th August 2021 (a little over 4 weeks after it was provided to the Energy Ministers by the Energy Security Board), the ESB’s Final Advice to Energy Ministers has been publicly released.
A brief weekend note about two initiatives commenced by AEMC on Thursday 19th August 2021 – both related to transmission development.
Some brief notes following the ESB’s Media Release about its ‘finalised’ market redesign advice today.
Coincident with the AEMC’s Final Determination yesterday (Thu 15th July) on FFR, there was also the Draft Determination published on Energy Storage Systems. Here are some (very) early thoughts…
A quick note following AEMC publication of final determination on Fast Frequency Response (FFR).
Last week, the AEMO submitted a rule change request to the AEMC for a redevelopment of the ST PASA process (and data sets published – to facilitate what would be a great increase in market transparency).
On Thursday last week the AEMC published a Draft Determination in response to an application by AEC to combat one form of ‘Villain #8’ in relation to Registration of generators under the mandatory 30MW registration threshold.
30-minute pre-dispatch provides critical forward price information to the NEM – but what exactly will it mean after five-minute settlement? Marcelle takes a look.
In this article we discuss the 1st of 3 Potential Tripwires that wholesale market participants and others will encounter from October 2021 … with Tripwire #1 coming from the implementation of Five Minute Settlement.
A short article, flagging three potential tripwires we’d like to ensure NEM participants and other stakeholders are aware of in the lead-up to two significant market changes from October 2021.
James Tetlow from Overwatch Energy explains an important rule change that was recently introduced that has seen a significant increase in the civil penalties for generators who fail to follow operating rules.
A quick synopsis of some market reforms at the AEMC relating to system frequency.
ESB releases Options Paper on post 2025 market design … is it a ‘NEM 2.0’ design to get us beyond 2040?
A quick note to alert our readers that the ESB has published an Options Paper today on the post 2025 Market Design (with submissions due Wed 9th June 2021).