A detailed analysis of the four-figure numbers for power in SA last Monday. Whoops, five digit numbers!
•the physical supply-demand balance
•the detailed reasons for and impact of the constraints on the Heywood interconnection
•bidding behaviour of the key thermal generators
•the patterning of prices within half hourly settlement intervals, highlighting the “5/30” effect we’ve previously commented on here
•what ended the period of volatility?
PLUS. A bonus, some things you always wanted to know about the science of making sweet biscuits but were afraid to ask.
AND RIP Nancy Sinatra aged 101.