Monthly Archives: June 2017

Where’s the wind gone? NEM-wide wind farm operation lowest in 5 years (maybe ever, on like-for-like basis?)

A brief look, in the time available today, at a truly remarkable low point in aggregate wind farm output across the NEM through June 2017

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Another industrial energy user enters Liquidation (in South Australia this time)

Coming back from a week out of the office, I was disconcerted to see that yet another industrial energy user has closed its doors.

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Package of “reduce electricity prices in QLD” measures seen to reduce hedge contract prices

A quick look at how the wholesale contracts market reacted to the announced bundle of measures by the Queensland Government, aimed at reducing the cost of electricity to energy users.

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Winter 2017 in the NEM

A collection of articles posted about Winter 2017 in the NEM

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Energy Supply Disruption – Understand the Customer Drivers

The energy supply industry is now a case study of major disruption and this is causing chaos. We are now witnessing the simultaneous high prices in electricity and gas – importantly at the commodity level – not network driven this time – although that just changed with the AER loss – more petrol on the fire.

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