The impact of large amounts of intermittant wind generation ON THE NZ ELECTRICTY market Oliver Brown, Stephen Poletti and David Young University of Auckland. Introduction. NZ dominated by hydro. Dry year problem. NZEM dominated by hydro (60%) Most of rest thermal Wind 5%
The impact of large amounts of intermittant wind generation ON THE NZ ELECTRICTY marketOliver Brown, Stephen Polettiand David YoungUniversity of Auckland
More wind mostly pushes prices down
Result 2. profit” Similar results Prices for Auckland node 2008
wind and hydrology
More separation of prices at
Result 3. Little gross correlation between price and wind dispatch even for High Wind scenario. Water value and demand factors (presumably) dominate.