Tag Archives: wind diversity

Article: Confirmation of yesterday’s supposition that some wind farms are blinking in the face of negative prices

A brief follow on from yesterday’s post, with the advantage of being able to review yesterday’s bids (and rebids) today.

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Article: An updated look at daily curtailment of aggregate wind farm output across South Australia

This morning over on Twitter, I was pulled into a discussion that had started with respect to volume of wind energy curtailed in South Australia:   The genesis of this twitter conversation was the AEMO’s “Quarterly Energy Dynamics – Q1 2018” (which seems to be getting better each quarter as a core reference document).  As […]

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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: 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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