Wind energyProject Ararat Wind Farm
Report: Multi-Model and Machine Learning Wind Forecast Final (PDF 657KB)
This study was designed to improve the 5-minute forecast ahead accuracy for Ararat Wind Farm and address the underlying problem of high Causer Pays (CP) liability.
Over the past several years, volatility in the National Electricity Market (NEM) and the need for more Frequency Control Ancillary Services (FCAS) have increased operational costs for semi-schedules generators. FCAS are required to ensure grid stability in the event of unexpected failures or disturbances that cause the grid frequency to deviate from the safe frequency range.