Tag Archives: generator closure

Article: Here’s two odd examples being used in attempt to justify a claim of why privatisation will lead to higher spot prices

Reading an article in the Courier Mail on Saturday I was struck by the use of two particularly odd examples to support a case for retention of government ownership of electricity generation.

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Article: Comparison between Liddell Power Station (in NSW) with Muja A&B Power Station (in WA)

Some quick thoughts about the comparison being made by others between two ageing coal-fired power stations (Liddell power station in NSW and the Muja A&B stations in the SWIS of WA)

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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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