On the 2nd and 3rd of February this year prices spiked in South Australia and Victoria in the afternoon. Coinciding with these spikes, the Tasmania pool price went negative, close to the Market Floor Price (-$1000/MWh). In this article we take a look at the effects and possible causes of the negative prices.
A graphical summary of a day when temperatures soared in NSW, dragging demand higher and (with the assistance of a relative shortage of supplies) also dragging prices to VOLL
More high temperatures in South Australia and Victoria this afternoon have driven the demand and the spot price high.
Prices in South Australia and Victoria have been high this afternoon, jumping up over $2000 in both states at 3pm NEM-time today.
Some quick notes about a price spike in QLD today.
Some pictorial records of a day when a new record demand was set in Queensland.
A snapshot of a price spike in SA late at night.
A snapshot of a higher demand day in NSW, driven by higher temperatures as they move eastwards
Some notes about the heatwave in SA and VIC, and what it means for the NEM
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Some quick notes on what’s happened in the NEM today (17th) and yesterday (16th)
Some further analysis of the MT PASA and ST PASA forecasts for other regions of the NEM (SA, TAS, NSW and QLD) for the day of 29th January 2009 – when a new record NEM-wide demand was established.
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A record of high demand in the QLD region on Thursday 10th December 2009
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Some explanation of the demand measures quoted in WattClarity
Yesterday afternoon at 2pm NEM time the price in QLD and NSW spiked. As you can see in this screenshot of NEM-Watch (click for a larger view), the Victoria to…
A quick look at how useful NEMMCO’s PASA forecasts were, prior to the record levels of demand seen across the NEM on Thursday 29th January 2009
A few snapshots and quick notes about a very hot spring day in the NEM, with demand soaring, IRPM dropping across the market, and prices at VOLL in NSW
A few brief notes about a hot day across the mainland, with demand levels high in each of the 4 mainland regions