Some considerations, posted by guest author Andrew George, about the Large-Scale Renewable Energy Target Scheme
Some thoughts, from one of our guest authors, on how the emergence of an east-coast LNG industry will impact on electricity demand.
Some ideas that I have been puzzling over – about the overlaps and contradictions between 3 rule changes under consideration at the AEMC currently
1) The Demand Response Mechanism (better known as the Negawatt buyback mechanism)
2) The Bidding in Good Faith deliberation
3) The Requirement for Price-Responsive (large) Demand to bid into central dispatch
One of our guest authors speaks, from their experience, how price-responsiveness of large industrial users (particularly with high contract prices for Q1 2016) might impact on peak demand this summer
One of our guest authors returns to provide some insights on what weather predictions might mean for extreme temperatures and hence peak demands in the mainland regions.
Our guest author, Panos Priftakis, has prepared this analysis of some factors contributing to peak electricity demand – and contributes some insights for summer 2015-16. This might be particularly useful for those contemplating an entry in the WattClarity competition (which closes Friday 27th).
It’s not even summer yet and we’ve already exceeded the high point of summer 2014-15 with the current hot weather…
Articles posted, relating to summer 2015-16 in the NEM
Responding to comments in social media about how “the race that stops the nation” might have contributed to a drop in demand in NSW
The competition is back, for another summer (with 7+1 prizes on offer). Read through for details…