Tag Archives: Tasmania

Article: Electricity demand stopped declining after 2014 (on a NEM-wide, Annual Average basis)

A comment made by TransGrid at the Energy Networks 2018 conference today jolted me to update my (somewhat) outdated paradigm of declining demand.

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Article: A timely reminder of the need for *much* more diversity in wind harvest patterns

Alerted by our NEMwatch dashboard, I delve into the data and see a scary degree of correlation between the (very low) output of wind farms in south-east South Australia, and (similarly low) output from newer wind farms in northern NSW.

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Article: Update on “cost” of Tassie’s energy crisis

Some quick calcs to update a ball-park estimate on the cost of the Tasmanian energy crisis

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Article: Diesel gensets start popping up across Tasmania

The first of the diesel gensets startup in Tasmania, and make their way into the data feed.

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Article: Some thoughts on the shaky state of Tassie electricity supply

Recapping what I’ve learnt (and highlighting some of the things I have yet to learn) about the electricity supply crisis currently facing Tasmania

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Article: Early winter chills power Tassie demand

A quick look at how the early winter chills are driving demand in Tasmania to levels not seen for 4 years

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Article: Winning a consolation prize (Comp #6) for Tasmanian peak demand

Who wins a consolation prize today, being closest to the flag in forecasting peak Tassie demand?

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Article: Tassie’s “summer” demand peak comes with cold weather?

Today we have a look at what mark Tasmania reached with peak demand over “extended summer” 2014-15

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Article: Significant trip of Tasmanian demand this morning

A massive (60%) instantaneous reduction in Tassie’s electricity demand in the early hours of this morning caught our attention.

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Article: Peak summer demand in Tasmania has been consistent (but AEMO’s forecasts vary)

A few quick pointers (on New Year’s Eve) about where peak demand might land this summer in Tasmania – so you have a chance at winning Competition #6

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