Tag Archives: generator closure

Article: How significant would it be, if Mt Piper were forced to close (at least temporarily)?

A quick look at the scale of the challenge, if Mt Piper were to be forced to close following a court challenge to coal supplies upstream

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Article: End of an era at Hazelwood

A record of the closure of Hazelwood this week – and some initial thoughts on the implications

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Article: With the closure of Hazelwood looming, hedge contract prices climb skywards

Ominous signs for spot price outcomes through Q2 2016 in Victoria, as hedge contract prices climb prior to the imminent closure of Hazelwood.

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Article: … meanwhile, down at Loy Yang A…

A few quick notes about this week’s developments at Loy Yang A power station

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Article: AEMO notes low reserve conditions for SA (this summer and next) and in Victoria (next summer)

After an AEMO notice of Low Reserve Condition this summer and next in the south, I had a quick look…

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Article: Hazelwood closure announcement reflected in MT PASA capacity forecasts

Engie’s announced closure of Hazelwood reflected as a big step change reduction in available capacity in Victoria at the end of March 2017.

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Article: What would price impacts be, if Hazelwood were to close in March 2017 as rumoured?

In reality, it’s impossible to “know” what the price outcomes would be when Hazelwood closes. Here’s some reasons why…

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Article: About the looming (potential) closure of Hazelwood power station

Some initial thoughts following articles about the mooted closure of Hazelwood Power Station as early as April 2017.

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Article: If I was going to assess Factors Contributing to the “truly remarkable” Q2 2016 prices, here are some starting places I’d look…

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.

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Article: Brown coal generation ceases in South Australia with the closure of Northern Power Station

A quick post to mark the end of brown-coal fired generation in South Australia, with the closure of Northern Power Station

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