Tag Archives: low wind production

Article: High SA Prices on Monday 9 July–Business as Usual?

One of our guest authors, Allan O’Neil, takes a closer look at what happened in the South Australian region of the NEM on Monday 9th July 2018

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Article: Monday 9th July sees yo-yo prices in South Australia

Some brief analysis of today’s price volatility seen in the South Australian region of the NEM

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Article: Recapping a shaky week for the supply-demand balance in the NSW region last week (Mon 4th June to Fri 8th June 2018)

The start of some analysis that helps to identify the variety of factors that combined to give a shaky balance between supply and demand in NSW last week.

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Article: Network outage, and low wind, combine to drive spot price volatility in the SA region on Thursday 26th April

An unexpected network outage in the south-east of South Australia restricts supplies from Victoria at a time of low wind supply in South Australia and results in the dispatch price spiking to $14,200/MWh from 11:30 and oscillating for the afternoon

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Article: Wind production in South Australia roared out of the June doldrums to a new production record in July 2017

From one extreme (perhaps lowest ever in June 2017, on like-for-like) to the other (new record production) in the space of just one month for aggregate wind in South Australia

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Article: Approaching 62 hours becalmed on the mainland – what would this mean for battery storage?

Some back-of-the-envelope calculations being a starting point to help me understand how much real contribution electric vehicles might make in feeding back into the grid when intermittent generation is absent.

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Article: High temperatures drive NEM-wide demand towards 30,000MW

Demand surges in Victoria and South Australia on the back of blistering heat, dragging prices out of their long-term slumber as a result.

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Article: A very volatile day in VIC and SA (not particularly due to the Carbon Tax)

Some quick notes today, on day #2 of the Carbon Tax, prompted by some prices that jumped all around the place (not so much due to carbon, though).

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