AEMO published the latest Quarterly Energy Dynamics report

4 February 2021: Last week, AEMO published the latest Quarterly Energy Dynamics report. Aspects that caught our eye included; * A 57% fall in average price in South Australia to $29/MWh – with negative prices accounting for $8.7 of those dollars. * It’s 8...

Draft Ruling for Large Wind and Solar to be Fast Tracked

On 19th November, in a bid to boost system security the AEMC decided to fast track the draft ruling that large scale solar and wind farms would be prevented from turning down or off without informing AEMO.  This change further illustrates the need for owners and...

New Team Members

Overwatch is delighted to welcome Bryan Scott and Jonathon Emerick to our 24×7 operations team. They bring significant knowledge and experience in NEM trading operations, data and systems management, adding great strength, depth and diversity of skills to the...

Come Join us at the Virtual Smart Energy Conference 9-10 September

Overwatch are taking a virtual booth at this virtual conference.  It promises to be a novel experience where some of our team will be available to describe how we might be able to help you and your projects.  We’d be delighted to see you and if you’d like to guarantee...

AER Issues Paper

On 24 June the AER released an “Issues Paper” on proposed rules to semi-scheduled generators.  If you are already struggling with Causer Pays Factors and being in full control of your wind or solar farm 24×7 then the proposed changes in this paper will likely...