Generator Unused Capacity

The AEMO currently publishes two data variables for each scheduled generating unit – the dispatched output, and the generator’s declared availability.  Both of these data sets are updated (for each trading period) in NEM-Review 6 (Available Capacity is Silver Model only).

In v6 Silver, you also have access to the new calculated dataset unused capacity for each generator. This is the amount (in MW) of the generator's available capacity that is not being dispatched during a trading period.

Generator unused capacity is calculated as:
Available generation - Generation (as generated)