Tag Archives: wind diversity

Article: The Southern Annular Mode (SAM) contributes to recent wind drought

An explanation of how the Southern Annular Mode (SAM) contributed to the wind drought we observed recently on WattClarity.

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Article: Aggregate Wind Farm output across South Australia topped 1,400MW for the first time – on 9th April, with more to come

Total wind output (aggregated across all wind farms in South Australia) established a new record on Sunday 9th April.

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Article: Forecasting is a Mug’s Game

The three main flaws that put boundaries on the usefulness of all forecasting/modelling

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Article: Infigen Energy suffering from “wind correlation penalty” in South Australian wind farms

Some thoughts about the possible uplift to Infigen Energy revenues, stemming from higher forward contract prices in the South Australian region of the NEM

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Article: Increased complexity, and challenges, in this energy transition

Two slides (from BNEF and AEMO) that provide some context on the energy transition

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Article: If I was going to assess Factors Contributing to the “truly remarkable” Q2 2016 prices, here are some starting places I’d look…

A starting list of factors that I’d look further into, if I was sucked into the “rabbit hole” of assessing all of the contributing factors leading to the Remarkable Prices seen in Q2 2016 – and which could continue into the future.

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Article: Hornsdale Wind Farm starting up at a time in South Australia when every MWh matters

Recording early days of electricity production at the Hornsdale Wind Farm

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Article: What role might Demand Response play in a (possible) future grid featuring high levels of intermittency?

Back on 8th October, I spoke at All Energy in Melbourne on this topic. Given the questions posed after the session, it seemed that it might be of value to some WattClarity readers if I narrated over the top of the presentation and included it here, for future reference.

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Article: Yin and Yang of Wind in the South Australian region of the National Electricity Market

A sped-up animation covering spanning a September 2015 weekend in the South Australian region of the NEM, illustrating both sides of the wind farm output coin.

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Article: A further look at the idiosyncrasies of wind in South Australia

Some further analysis of different aspects of wind farm output in South Australia

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