Australian Chart of the week | Price-taker to price-setter: The emerging story of wind in SA?

It is old news that the NEM is undergoing transformational changes in its generation mix. These changes to the fuel mix are having significant commercial impacts in price outcomes in the market. In the last few months, we have seen an unprecedented number of negative price intervals across the NEM. Of course, this is still only for a small portion of the time; however, given the pipeline of new variable renewable energy projects, this is a phenomenon that is likely to become more regular going forward. As such, this week’s Chart of the week takes a closer look at price-setting dynamics of Q3 2019.

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