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Sunday, December 04, 2022

Australian wind power hit a record 7.1 GW over the weekend

wind power Australia set a new generation record to reach 7,111MW on Saturday night – the first time it has exceeded 7,000MW – a welcome addition to most state-owned grids from mounting pressure from expensive fuel-powered production There is relief. Fossils.

According to Paul McArdle Watt To be clear, the new record was set in a dispatch interval of 21:50, when it represented 27% of the total demand of the national electricity market.

The previous record was 6,853MW, Set May 31st at 4:40 p.m., as described here.


At the time of the new record, South Australia was producing 1,917 MW, or 112% of its local demand.

first, according to nemlog, South Australia had recorded its wind generation record of 2,051 MW at 07:10 and also recorded a wind share of 140.42% of local demand at 04:15. Two days ago on Thursday afternoon, wind power had generated less than 1% of the demand.

really, the largest generation of wind power The time when the record for wind generation on the grid was set by the state of VictoriaWith 2,933 MW, i.e. 48.8% of its local demand, while the state of New South Wales produced 1,524 MW, i.e. 15% of its demand.

News retrieved from: IEEFA / Free translation from English by world energy trade

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