- Some of the developers of solar and wind projects could face a tough time ahead as the AEMO suspends all commissioning activities and approvals until further notice.
- The lack of electricity supply has forced the market regulator to put the current suspension into action.
- Soaring commodity prices, harsh winter and low coal generation have affected the electricity supply in Australia.
The Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) shocked some wind and solar projects’ developers late last week, suspending all commissioning activities and approvals until further notice. Speculations are rife that these developers could see halted activity in the upcoming months as the energy supply crisis threatens in the backdrop.
Australia’s energy crisis has time and again urged the AEMO to act on the issue. However, the problem does not appear to have a found a perfect solution yet. The latest solution offered by the AEMO has received backlash and widespread frustration from the project developers.