Tag Archives: intermittent generation

Article: Power station ‘trips’ are normal, but blackouts are not

Understanding the difference between blackouts, generator trips and intermittent generation and how these events are managed.

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Article: Following up, with a top-down (NEM-wide) look at daily solar production (small and large) through 2017

Following on from my earlier post about my own experiences as a small power generator (with solar PV at home), I’ve taken a broader look at solar PV production NEM-wide, including over the corresponding “stormy weather” period of October highlighted in the prior article.

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Article: A solar eclipse is just one type of a larger class of challenge with solar PV

Some thoughts about challenges with intermittent solar PV, triggered by this week’s Solar Eclipse in North America

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Article: Some interesting patterns emerge, with the interaction of wind and solar

Some initial analysis of the interplay between wind and solar in Australia’s National Electricity Market

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Article: Performance of wind farms, to date in 2013

Here’s a view of how daily wind farm production (by region, and NEM-wide) has trended over the 2013 calendar year to date – the correlation of output on a daily basis, and the contribution towards regional and NEM-wide demand

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