So Engie lied twice to AEMO about the availability of their generator?monotonehell wrote: That's what was 'said' after the fact. At the senate hearing they admitted that it was broken and has been since 2013.
1739 AEMO seeks advice from Engie on the availability of the off line generating unit at Pelican Point.C Engie
advises AEMO that they don’t have the gas to run the unit and if gas was available it would be a four hour
minimum run up time. AEMO asks Engie to explore options and advise further.
1801 Engie informs AEMO that if directed the off line unit could be available to synchronise by 1900 hrs and then
be at full output by 1945 for a 4 – 8 hrs run time. AEMO determines the unit will not be available in time to
restore power system security