November 2019 - Negawatt Energy Solutions

High Demand Levels Expected

“Australia is staring down the barrel of a horrific summer season that will drag scorching temperatures and extreme conditions well into the new year.”  Reported by Robyn Wuth on 23rd November https://www.news.com.au/technology/environment/bom-weather-map-paints-horrible-picture-of-upcoming-summer/news-story/8707802d6ef9f78a844517b66a4bf05c#.xc4w7   That right, forecasts are for a long, hot, dry Summer, with the “scorching temperatures and extreme conditions” will come an increased demand for electricity,… more

Electricity Market Update

Last month, The Australian Energy Market Operator took unprecedented action to constrain the allowable output from five large scale solar farms in VIC and NSW to half of their capacity due to concerns with “system strength” caused by voltage fluctuations impacting power system security.  In further moves that many observers suspect as a strategy to push solar… more