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February 2017

Jemena publish 2016 Distribution Annual Planning Report

Jemena’s 2016 Distribution Annual Planning Report (DAPR) details the past years performance of Jemena’s electricity network, summarises the asset management, demand forecasting and network development methodologies adopted by Jemena, and presents forecast electricity demand for the forward planning period (five year planning period from 2017 to 2021). The report states…

Demand Response in the news of late

Frequent readers of our sister site, WattClarity, will have kept pace with the unfolding dramas stemming from a tight supply/demand balance in February 2017 – and in particular: Wednesday 8th February = load shedding at the end of the day in (long-suffering) South Australia, following a day of extremes (and…

Overview: Queensland volatility 1-2 Feb 2017

A very volatile couple of days in Queensland on Wednesday and Thursday last week, with respectively 12 and 20 dispatch interval (5 minute) prices exceeding $1,000/MWh, and average daily prices of $406/MWh and $781/MWh. Independent energy market consultant, Allan O’Neil posted a quick overview of the events on WattClarity here.