In what seems (to me) to be an extraordinary measure, AEMO speaks directly to the operators of Wind and Solar assets in the NEM, asking them to update the AEMO on the high-temperature limitations of their plant. How did it come to this?…
Understanding the difference between blackouts, generator trips and intermittent generation and how these events are managed.
Following on from my earlier post about my own experiences as a small power generator (with solar PV at home), I’ve taken a broader look at solar PV production NEM-wide, including over the corresponding “stormy weather” period of October highlighted in the prior article.
Some thoughts about challenges with intermittent solar PV, triggered by this week’s Solar Eclipse in North America
Some initial analysis of the interplay between wind and solar in Australia’s National Electricity Market
Here’s a view of how daily wind farm production (by region, and NEM-wide) has trended over the 2013 calendar year to date – the correlation of output on a daily basis, and the contribution towards regional and NEM-wide demand