Monthly Archives: August 2018

Confirmation of yesterday’s supposition that some wind farms are blinking in the face of negative prices

A brief follow on from yesterday’s post, with the advantage of being able to review yesterday’s bids (and rebids) today.

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The “Wind Correlation Penalty” bites in South Australia, and some wind farmers appear to blink

The past week, with wind farm output blowing gangbusters in South Australia (coupled with low demand and System Strength requirements) we seen the “Wind Correlation Penalty” start to bite, with some reactions also beginning to show.

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Different approaches for dispatch

Highlighting the different approaches taken to cost/price based dispatch in an interconnected electricity system (or market).

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Beginner’s Guide to how dispatch works in the NEM, and hence how prices are set

Walking through 5 (much simplified) “Dispatch Intervals” to illustrate some starting principles of marginal price based dispatch arrangements, such as used in the National Electricity Market

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