A beautiful summer’s day for South-East Queensland – in August


Winter certainly seems to have ended early in the mid-north, and we’ve skipped spring and ended up straight into summer.

Yes, in the NEM-Watch snapshot below (click on the image for a full-screen view) that is a temperature of 35 degrees Celsius this afternoon, in and around Brisbane (that’s 95 Fahrenheit for our US readers).

Not bad for a winter temp…

2009-08-24-at-17-05-NEM-Watch

Note that, the whole of NEM demand today barely nudged 26,000MW – which is really just a continuation of the low demand levels experienced throughout the whole of winter, really – and certainly will make judging the winner of our competition interesting, next week – stay tuned for more…

Does make one wonder what’s in store for this summer – hopefully nothing like the dramas encountered down south in summer 2008-09Stay tuned for more on that one, as well…

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Paul McArdle
One of three founders of Global-Roam back in 2000, Paul has been CEO of the company since that time. As an author on WattClarity, Paul's focus has been to help make the electricity market more understandable.

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