An old adage runs that to eat an elephant, it’s best to proceed in small servings. With a very eventful Q2 in the NEM not yet finished, the number of…Read More
After taking a quick look at the Callide units, we’ve also used ez2view to have a quick look at the Yallourn units to see when they are scheduled to return.
A quick look this afternoon sees that the return to service for Callide B2 has been delayed a few days since I last looked during the week.
Newport Power Station cranked up heavily – as one commercial response to the Yallourn ‘Energy Emergency’
A series of questions about what’s happening at Newport Power Station prompted me to have a quick look…
A feature of the upcoming EMMS technical specification that distinguishes demand response units from scheduled loads could impact some users of NEM data, if left unmanaged.
A short note about return to service of Kogan Creek power station early this morning.
Carl Daley of EnergyByte examines the ramifications of the Callide Power Station outage and discusses the big losers and winners from the situation.
A short note to follow up on the welcome return-to-service of Callide B1.
The volatility that has been with us for weeks now (particularly QLD and NSW), and the dramas unfolding at Callide power station, prompted me to have a broader look at the availability of black coal plant across QLD and NSW, and compare this to prior Q2 periods.
Late yesterday I noted how the situation at Yallourn was more complex than we had been initially thinking, so it was no surprise to see Yallourn unit 3 come back…
With expectations set last week that Callide B1 would be back online yesterday at minimum load, I’ve had a quick look and can’t see it yet…
It was volatile this morning well past that’s become ‘normal’ and the volatility has returned (as I expected it would) this evening. Here’s the snapshot of the 17:20 dispatch interval…
A media release by EnergyAustralia this afternoon (Tue 15th June) about Yallourn mine flooding prompts an updated look on Wattclarity…
Morning spot price volatility in the QLD region persists further into the morning (Tue 15th June) than has become expected.
A short note on Tuesday morning to highlight that YWPS3 has re-joined YWPS1 back online.
A short note to recognise the spot price volatility continuing for Monday 14th June 2021.
A Saturday morning review of the situation in Victoria, with supplies from Yallourn restricted due to flooding in the Latrobe Valley … coincident with other factors
First price spike at sunset (Friday 11th June 2021) … presumably with a number more bounces to go through the evening.
Flooding in the Latrobe Valley town of Traralgon raises questions about whether there is any effect on the brown coal generators.
A short note about some further delays in return to service for Callide B1 and C3 … though earlier return for B2