Summer 2019-20 in the NEM








Where’s Loy Yang A unit 2?

The ongoing (second) outage at Loy Yang A unit 2 is a timely reminder of the need to progress the 2 rule change proposals submitted by ERM Power with respect to MT PASA data duration, and granularity.


Operating under siege

We take a look at challenges for AEMO in operating the system under the security threats posed by the ongoing bushfires …







Out of the blue, an LOR2

Considering the extraordinary weather, bushfires, and a couple of large Victorian generators still not back from long term repairs, last week was probably less eventful for the NEM than might…





What happened yesterday (Fri 20th Dec 2019) in the Victorian Region? A first look…

A first look back at yesterday (Friday 20th December 2019) in the Victorian region – where we saw extreme temperatures, high demand across VIC and SA and (perhaps because of high temperatures) a large discrepancy open up between forecast Wind Availability and actual. This would have contributed to the surprise LOR2 announcement and commencement of RERT negotiations.