Nah, dirty unreliable old crap coalLooks like a weather...

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    Nah, dirty unreliable old crap coal

    Looks like a weather event.
    Perhaps the network was at it's most sensitive bushfire mitigation setting as a precaution.
    Time will tell.
    Possible scenario:
    Passing storm and lightning strikes caused two transmission lines to trip.
    Resulting in Loy Yang A having no connection to market so it trips to protect itself.
    Triggering rolling blackouts to further protect infrastructure.

    EMO ELECTRICITY MARKET NOTICE.
    Significant power system event – 13 Feb 2024At 1308 hrs
    13/02/2024 a significant power system event occurred.
    Description of event – Multiple tripping of generation and transmission lines in the Vic region
    Transmission element(s) tripped – Moorabool Sydenham No1 and No2 500 kV lines tripped
    Region/s –
    VicLoad interrupted – in excess of 1000 MW
    Generation volume tripped – 2300 MW
    Updates will be provided as additional information becomes available.
    This Market Notice is issued in accordance with NER clause 4.8.3.
    Manager NEM Real Time Operations
    Last edited by pugsley100: 13/02/24
 
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