Watt's up with wind in SA?

Wind made up more than half SA's electricity demand last Thursday, but it's not the first time it has represented a large chunk of the state's demand. However there have also been times when wind output has been low and demand very high.

At WattClarity we’ve noted a bit of discussion about wind power supplying over half of South Australia’s demand on Thursday last week.  Given interest in this topic, we thought it would be of value to put yesterday’s production in the context of what’s been happening over the past 6 months or so.

We used NEM-Review to produce the following trend of the output of both demand in SA and the aggregate output from all the wind farms in South Australia.

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