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  • Commercial and market outlook

    Off the charts: ESOO flags earlier reliability shortfalls but no need to panic yet

    In the space of a year, the prospect of reliability shortfalls in the NEM has increased significantly. This is the stark finding of AEMO’s latest Electricity Statement of Opportunities (ESOO) report. In our Chart of the week, we illustrate how reliability forecasts have deteriorated in just a year, and we...

  • Low carbon generation

    Australian Chart of the week | Resizing the bumper car (market price) floor?

    In the last two years the NEM 5-min prices fall to the floor more often than hit the cap as some regions struggle to deal with mid-day excess supply. This has raised questions about whether the price floor, which has stayed at -$1000/MWh for years, will be changed by the...