A quick look at first output of Barcaldine Solar Farm – as a segue into consideration of what we see as an “audacious” 50% by 2030 ambition.
Unfortunately too busy in serving direct customers, so we can’t run the competition for summer 2016-17. You’ll have to wait another year, unfortunately (but still keep an eye on demand as noted in the article).
One of the most disruptive impacts on Australia’s electricity system over the past decade or so has been the rapid uptake of air conditioners – a consumer driven response to the introduction of inexpensive products from China.
A question, about why Victorian electricity demand seems to be trending lower and lower…
The three main flaws that put boundaries on the usefulness of all forecasting/modelling
Putting another cat amongst the pigeons, energy sector unions at Loy Yang A have announced Industrial Action at the station over Christmas.
Another LOR2 Market Notice issued for South Australia
After an AEMO notice of Low Reserve Condition this summer and next in the south, I had a quick look…
South Australia was electrically islanded from the eastern part of the NEM for a number of hours overnight. Here’s a quick (early morning) look at some of what happened.
Articles relating to what happens across the NEM through summer 2016-17
Head’s up for what might be a new record maximum electricity demand on Friday – so early in summer…
Can you help me understand this apparent (and large) disconnect between words and actions in the GreenPower space?
Engie’s announced closure of Hazelwood reflected as a big step change reduction in available capacity in Victoria at the end of March 2017.
In reality, it’s impossible to “know” what the price outcomes would be when Hazelwood closes. Here’s some reasons why…
Transformation in the electricity industry is occurring at an astounding rate. What’s more, it’s happening globally and Australia is pretty much ground zero. As a result, a new energy ecosystem is emerging. Accenture has recently released three reports which cover different aspects of this new ecosystem. These are the ‘New Energy Consumer’ report, ‘Digitally Enabled Grid’ report and the combined report for the ENA and CSIRO titled ‘Insights from Global Jurisdictions and Evolving Business Models’.
Wind speeds up during the blackout of September 28th in South Australia
First attempt to try to piece together events leading up to the blackout in South Australia on Wed 28th September 2016
Power’s out across South Australia on the afternoon of Wednesday 28th September
Some initial thoughts following articles about the mooted closure of Hazelwood Power Station as early as April 2017.
Articles about Spring in the NEM – September, October, November 2016