Autumn 2017 in the NEM

Collection of articles written for Autumn 2017

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2 x Loy Yang A units offline this afternoon

Two units temporarily offline at Loy Yang A on Monday 8th May (not without coincidence/conspiracy theories)

Warnings of load shedding in Victoria and South Australia on Thursday 11th May, and larger on Monday 15th May

Autumn 2017 continues the very rocky experience that's become "new normal" for the National Electricity Market - with warnings of load shedding for Victoria and South Australia this week and next

More trouble brewing at Loy Yang A power station – with strike action called

A quick look at the market, following announcement of industrial action next week at Loy Yang A power station

More about wind output and AEMO’s intervention in South Australia 25-26 April

A closer look at AEMO’s actions during a period of high windfarm output in SA last week

Aggregate rate of wind production across South Australia breaks the all-time record

New record rate of wind power production in South Australia reached towards midnight at the end of Tuesday 25th April

Aggregate Wind Farm output across South Australia topped 1,400MW for the first time – on 9th April, with more to come

Total wind output (aggregated across all wind farms in South Australia) established a new record on Sunday 9th April.

High Regulation FCAS Prices on Tuesday 18th April in South Australia

Quick review of a spike in FCAS Prices in South Australia on Tuesday 18th April 2017 - leading to Administered Pricing for Raise Regulation Services.

Ararat Wind Farm at full capacity

Brief note about completion of construction at Ararat Wind Farm

End of an era at Hazelwood

A record of the closure of Hazelwood this week - and some initial thoughts on the implications

[POSTED 13:40] TC Debbie dampens electricity consumption in Queensland

A quick look (posted 13:40) at electricity consumption in Northern Queensland with the onset of Tropical Cyclone Debbie

A sudden series of SA spikes

Tight import limits on the Heywood interconnector and a lull in wind output saw price volatility return to South Australia earlier this week

With the closure of Hazelwood looming, hedge contract prices climb skywards

Ominous signs for spot price outcomes through Q2 2016 in Victoria, as hedge contract prices climb prior to the imminent closure of Hazelwood.

Was South Australia lucky the lights stayed on last Friday?

Last Friday’s events took South Australia much closer to the brink of another Black System event than many seem to have realised

[UPDATED] AEMO Market Notice on “High Impact Outage” for tomorrow – and possible effect in South Australia

AEMO issues a Market Notice for a "High Impact Outage" - a term not used since 2012.

Collective skittishness about South Australia?

With high temperatures forecast for SA (hence higher demand) coinciding with low wind, social media references to "blackout" increase. Is this helpful?

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