South Australia

  • Press Releases

    Market Price Cap incidents on the rise in the last two years

    Instances of sustained Market Price Cap (MPC) – especially during high demand days – have been on the rise in recent years, according to the latest research from Cornwall Insight Australia. In the last two years, the total count of periods when the market has settled at MPC is 16...

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    Significant rise is electricity system constraint issues across Australia

    System strength — such as voltage control — is one of the most talked-about issues in the National Energy Market (NEM) this year. There are currently three rule changes dealing directly with system strength issues, which could have a profound impact on the electricity grid. Cornwall Insight Australia has examined...

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    Batteries FCAS revenues $290,000/MW more lucrative in SA than in Victoria

    The Frequency Control Ancillary Services (FCAS) markets are (mostly) created equal, with volumes procured across the National Energy Market (NEM) and prices settling at similar levels across each state most of the time. However, prices can deviate due to contingency events (interconnector failing or a generator tripping), constraints binding or...