Australian Chart of the week | System strength: From by-product to necessity

Last week, AEMO published a notice of fault level shortfall in North Queensland at the Ross node. This announcement represents the latest case of system strength issues in the National Electricity Market (NEM). It joins a growing list of areas where intervention (through direction or constraints) is required to ensure a minimum level of system strength and remediation is a necessary action. First in South Australia, then Tasmania, then North-West Victoria (Red Cliffs) and now North Queensland (Ross).

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