AEMO ELECTRICITY MARKET NOTICE
Townsville South Number 2 bus trip.
AEMO has become aware of the following circumstance(s) with respect to the power system,
At 1408 hrs the Townsville South Number 2 bus tripped. This disconnected the following feeders:
7303 Townsville South - Mount Stuart 132 kV line
7243 Townsville South - Mount Stuart 132 kV line
7130 Townsville South - Invicta Mill Tee Clare South 132 kV line
7249 Townsville South - Ross 132 kV line
7237 Townsville South - Townsville Zinc 132 kV line
The following constraint sets have been invoked
AEMO did not instruct load shedding.
Simultaneously with this event AEMO has observed a reduction in the electrical demand in the Queensland region of approximately 60 MW.
The cause of this non credible contingency event is not known at this stage.
Manager NEM Real Time Operations