Three main factors contributed to the spot prices in Queensland dropping underwater today for a number of hours – with some factors suggesting this might be the pattern for the coming week…
the duck curve
Lowest point seen today since the start of the NEM (excluding the SA System Black) for the South Australian region.
An email alert from NEMwatch (noting Scheduled Demand under 500MW in South Australia today) distracts us, and prompts us to dig a little deeper at the longer-term trend.
A synopsis of the presentation provided by guest author, Jonathon Dyson, at the Solar Asset Management conference earlier today in Sydney.
Some further thoughts on what we’ve termed a “Solar Correlation Penalty” which point-view of some specific dispatch intervals seems to suggest is occurring
Looking at 13th, 14th and 15th January and the contribution of solar PV to peak demand reduction
New Years Eve and New Years Day have provided 2 excellent examples of the “Duck Curve” in South Australia
Another high demand day yesterday (Thu 19th March) in Queensland – here’s a record
A synopsis of one of the challenges facing the electricity sector – and a suggested solution
Some thoughts about solar PV, and energy efficiency, and the effects they seem to be producing at home.