Learning Centre

Our learning centre covers various concepts relating to the management of New Zealand's power system.

Disclaimer: These animations have been developed for training purposes only, and do not represent any specific part of the New Zealand power system. For example the calculations used in both the Spring Washer Effect and Constrained On Cost animations are conceptual and simplified.

Videos

Constrained On Costs Animation
Demand Response Animation
HVDC Concepts Animation
Hydro Generator Animation
Reserve Management Concepts Animation
Security of Supply Animation
The Spring Washer Effect Animation
Transformer Animation
Auto Under Frequency Load Shedding (AUFLS) Animation

National Market for Instantaneous Reserves: Covering the SIR DC Risk

National Market for Instantaneous Reserves: Covering the SIR AC Risk

National Market for Instantaneous Reserves: High HVDC Transfer

Shortfall Information Timeline Animation

 

Markets 101

SOS101 - Electricity Risk Curves.  Presenting Information [ pdf 432.7 KB ]
SOS101 - Introduction to the Electricity Risk Curves  [ pdf 409.47 KB ]
SOS101 - Thermal Fuel Assumptions [ pdf 605.61 KB ]
SOS101 - Contingent Storage [ pdf 175.52 KB ]
SOS101 - Demand Forecast [ pdf 157.58 KB ]
SOS101 - Generation Assumptions [ pdf 122.02 KB ]
SOS101 - Generator Outages [ pdf 87.03 KB ]
SOS101 - Risk Meter [ pdf 140.98 KB ]
SOS101 - Transmission Assumptions [ pdf 122.29 KB ]
SOS101 - Impact of Assumptions [ pdf 380.22 KB ]
SOS101 - Simulated Storage Trajectories [ pdf 368.38 KB ]
Market 101 - Part 1 The Market and The Spot Price [ pdf 688.11 KB ]
Market 101 - Part 2 Locational Marginal Pricing [ pdf 500.59 KB ]
Market 101 - Part 3 Co-optimisation of Energy and Reserves [ pdf 527.64 KB ]
Summary of inputs into Schedules [ pdf 316.48 KB ]