At the end of March the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO)  published its fourth and final incident report into the South Australian state-wide power outage (referred to as the ‘SA region Black System event’) that occurred on Wednesday, 28 September 2016.

The report illustrates the technical challenges of the changing generation mix and the need for these to be managed with the support of efficient and effective regulatory and market mechanisms that work together for the least cost and long-term interest of consumers.


AuthorRay Dennis