Aurora’s Blackout Analysis

By Paul Homewood

 

h/t Joe Public

The energy research outfit Aurora have published their initial analysis on last week’s blackouts.

There is nothing new, but it is a good summary:

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https://www.auroraer.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Initial-Thoughts-and-Analysis-on-the-Power-Outages-on-9th-August.pdf

This section is particularly relevant:

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They make the point that two plant trips are extremely unlikely, unless connected. However, we need to remember that by 2021 Hornsea windfarm will have capacity of 2.6GW, even before Project Two is begun.

If that lot goes down, the Grid will be in serious trouble.

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August 14, 2019 at 05:39AM

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