Earlier today Paul McArdle from WattClarity published this article which commented on Tasmania’s unfolding energy crisis. Paul mentions that some of the biggest energy users in the state are helping to conserve precious water supplies by agreeing to some substantial reductions in electricity consumption in what can be described as ‘an unwelcome form of Demand Response’. After negotiations with the Premier and Hydro Tasmania, some of the energy users being asked to reduce their load include Bell Bay Aluminium, Tasmanian Metallurgical Company (TEMCO) and Norske Skog.
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Monday, June 23 2014
This afternoon we posted this article on WattClarity, exploring how the proposed new buy-back mechanism (one potential form of Demand Response in the NEM) might impact on the way in which prices are set for the NEM.
Wednesday, January 21 2015
Today Paul McArdle posted this article on WattClarity observing Queensland and Victorian demand over the past week. Paul commented on AusNet Services‘ Critical Peak Demand Tariff program and visualises the changes in demand for both Queensland and Victoria’s demand using…
Thursday, January 3 2019
The AEMC is currently considering 3 separate, but related, rule change proposals relating to a particular form of demand response in the NEM as noted here. Given our experience in supporting the growth of different forms of demand response in…
Friday, July 22 2016
As I noted a few weeks ago on WattClarity®, I watched with puzzled interest as a new pricing pattern emerged across all regions of the NEM through Q2 2016. Since that post, prices have maintained their bounce – as a…