synchronous generation

  • Low carbon generation

    SA on cusp of 100% instantaneous renewables; gas unit directions remain

    AEMO’s goal of handling 100% instantaneous renewable penetration by 2025 is a significant challenge and fitting, given the pace the NEM is moving to support increasingly higher levels of instantaneous (and increasingly asynchronous) renewables regularly. While this challenge may not be as pressing for all NEM regions, the need to...

  • Energy storage and flexibility

    Australian Chart of the week | Ramping: Brought into focus but always in the frame

    With the release of AEMO’s Integrated System Plan (ISP) comes increased commentary on the need for power system services critical to ensuring the secure operation of the NEM. Of growing importance are services to provide voltage control and system strength, frequency control and inertia, ramping and dispatchability. In this week’s...