Tag Archives: price spike

Article: A sudden series of SA spikes

Tight import limits on the Heywood interconnector and a lull in wind output saw price volatility return to South Australia earlier this week

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Article: Overview: Queensland volatility 1-2 Feb 2017

A volatile couple of days in Queensland, with demand response evident

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Article: Initial Review: NEM-wide Price Event, Monday 30 Jan 2017

Extremely hot weather in NSW and the NEM’s underappreciated “rail gauge mismatch” contributed to a sharp multi-state price spike during the afternoon peak

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Article: Quick Review: $13,800/MWh Queensland spike Mon Jan 30

Quick review of an isolated early morning spike in Queensland

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Article: Initial Review: $14,000/MWh Spike in Qld, Fri 27 Jan 2017

A look at last Friday’s short sharp price spike in Queensland and why it led to negative settlement residues on the interconnection with NSW

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Article: South Australia hit by two price spikes

The volatility of the NEM was showcased again on Monday as South Australia experienced two major price spikes in the space of an hour. Using NEM-Watch’s play back feature (screenshot below) we were able to relive when the two price spikes hit.

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Article: What happens if (when?) existing wind farms cross to “the Dark Side”?

A quick look at a price spike that occurred Monday evening (4th August) in South Australia

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Article: NEM-wide demand steams towards 32,000MW, and prices explode, as heatwave hits Victoria and South Australia

The forecast heatwave arrives in Victoria and drives demand towards what looks like being the highest (so far) this summer, and causing prices to pop.

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Article: Even Colongra gets a run as high temperatures stretch local supplies in NSW

High temperatures passing through NSW provided the opportunity for the Colongra gas-fired power station to shake off the cobwebs and have a run for the day.

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Article: The first working day of summer sees volatility return in Victoria and South Australia

A snapshot from NEM-Watch capturing the first volatility seen this summer

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