A starting list of factors that I’d look further into, if I was sucked into the “rabbit hole” of assessing all of the contributing factors leading to the Remarkable Prices seen in Q2 2016 – and which could continue into the future.
A figurative illustration of the broad range of people we’re increasingly seeing weighing into the discussion about the future of the energy sector. Itself a challenge for the transition.
Models are simplifications of reality. Some are more precise than others. Some are useful for different purposes.
Quick note about energy transition
Cast your mind back 15 years to 2016. You probably don’t remember this, but 15 years ago people still debated whether the growth of distributed energy would fundamentally transform the Australian electricity system.
Recording early days of electricity production at the Hornsdale Wind Farm
Some initial analysis about the remarkable pricing outcomes seen across all regions of the NEM through Q2 2016