Hot weather drives QLD demand higher – though well short of the record


[Posted at 14:10]

It’s very hot and humid today outside, when heading out for lunch as Monday’s heat has continued.

The following snapshot from NEM-Watch at 13:50 market time highlights how Queensland demand has climbed above 8,200MW and (if the AEMO’s predispatch forecast comes true*) will reach 8,443MW around 17:00

Electricity demand climbs with temperature in Queensland

*  one of the factors that might prevent the demand reaching this mark is if the storm activity (as noted in this tweet) arrives in the south-east earlier than that time:

2014-01-22-stormscoming

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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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