• Low carbon generation

    Australian Chart of the week | A view of captured prices by technology in New South Wales

    This Chart of the week examines the historical captured prices of selected technologies within NSW for the last 10 years. Figure 1 shows the historical rolling monthly average of captured prices of various technologies within New South Wales against the monthly generation of variable renewable resources including small scale rooftop....

  • Energy storage and flexibility

    Australian Chart of the week | Early coal closure signalled: a sign of things to come?

    The news from Alinta this week that one of Victoria’s largest coal plants - Loy Yang B - is unlikely to see out the full length of its licence should not be a major surprise to the market. The 1.1GW Loy Yang B station has a licence to run until...

  • Low carbon generation

    Chart of the week | The end of coal as we know it?

    Coal-fired generation is in the news again, as Great Britain experiences over 50 hours without any coal-fired power stations. This week's Chart of the week we look at the key-value benchmark ‘clean dark spread’. The clean dark spread is the notional profit from selling power and buying coal and carbon...