Yes, prices do jump this high in the middle of the night, occasionally:
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Sunday, December 13 2009
Some further analysis of the MT PASA and ST PASA forecasts for other regions of the NEM (SA, TAS, NSW and QLD) for the day of 29th January 2009 – when a new record NEM-wide demand was established.
Friday, April 24 2009
One of 12 articles on the months past in the NEM – investigating the trends and significant events in the National Electricity Market during November.
Sunday, October 11 2020
The decline to zero continues… SA demand and whole-of-NEM both drop even lower on Sunday 11th October 2020
Records continue to tumble in the off-season, with the rise of rooftop PV. Both South Australia and Whole-of-NEM hit new low points Sun 11th October 2020.
Saturday, January 12 2013
A record of a hot day that drove NEM-Wide demand to the highest level it has achieved (thus far) this summer. See this in context of historical maximum levels.