Some observations about where the market for STCs seems headed, following my presentation at All Energy earlier in October.
Some back-of-the-envelope calculations about what electric vehicles might mean for the National Electricity Market, following on from my presentation at the EUAA Annual Conference
Some initial analysis looking into the question of whether the increased penetration of solar PV is increasing the variability of scheduled demand to the point that generators can exert more pressure on spot prices.
A quick look at some more volatility experienced in the Queensland region on Wednesday 23rd October
The dispatch price in Queensland spiked to $1,500/MWh at 18:25 and again at 22:40 yesterday evening – triggering jitters in some who fear a return to the volatility of summer 2013.
A quick look at the long-run trend in output at Origin Energy’s large Mortlake plant in western Victoria.
A correction about Tamar Valley’s drop in production – and some further thoughts.
Despite consistently averaging monthly output of up to 200MW for a number of years, the Tamar Valley power station has been mothballed following an ownership change
An updated animation of 20th December 2012 focused on the Queensland region – a volatile day for that region.
Despite some high temperatures around Sydney today, electricity demand remained subdued.