Queensland demand ramped up, after the sun had gone down Thursday evening, to pass 8000MW for the first time this summer
With Genex releasing an ASX announcement of first revenue at Kidston Solar Farm, we use NEMreview v7 to have a quick look.
Here’s a chronological record of key aspects of government involvement in the generation sector within Queensland.
A quick outline of what have been (in my view) the three key reasons why wholesale electricity prices in Queensland have risen, compared to 5 years ago.
A quick look at how the wholesale contracts market reacted to the announced bundle of measures by the Queensland Government, aimed at reducing the cost of electricity to energy users.
A quick look (posted 13:40) at electricity consumption in Northern Queensland with the onset of Tropical Cyclone Debbie
Final post for the day – a high demand level achieved, but not an all-time record.
3rd update today as the supply/demand balance tightens, and a transmission outage adds a complexity
Demand forecast down slightly on this morning, but still looking like a record.
AEMO early morning forecast pointing to a new record electricity demand late this afternoon.
An astounding day with Queensland electricity demand on a Sunday – a new peak (according to Powerlink) or not quite (on Dispatch Target basis).
Looking forward to this evening, and what looks set to be a near all-time record for QLD demand (a remarkable outcome for a Sunday)
Very high demands in NSW and “more of the same” in Queensland saw significant price volatility yesterday, with the two states behaving like one larger NEM region
A volatile couple of days in Queensland, with demand response evident
Quick review of an isolated early morning spike in Queensland
A look at last Friday’s short sharp price spike in Queensland and why it led to negative settlement residues on the interconnection with NSW
An animated walk through 19 hours of Saturday 14th January 2017 in the Queensland region of the National Electricity Market – a day we dubbed “sizzling Saturday” not least because of extreme price volatility
The Queensland region experienced a new all-time record for electricity demand today, along with some very hot weahter
NEM-wide demand roared to life today, for the first time this summer, with hot weather pretty much everywhere.
Volatility in Queensland on a sizzling Saturday drives the Cumulative Price more than half-way to the Cumulative Price Threshold (where price caps would be imposed).