Some tips about how you can use NEM-Watch v9 to narrow down your entry to Competition #2 this summer (peak QLD Regional Scheduled Dispatch Demand Target for extended summer period)
high regional demand
Hot and sticky weather in QLD drives demand higher and provides an opportunity for spot price volatility
Walking through today in South Australia, following yesterday’s warnings.
A quick look at how Victoria and South Australia fared on Tuesday 28th, given the predictions of a return to hot weather at a time when schools and businesses are back to work.
As Queensland heats up, the Queensland electricity demand increases towards the Red Zone
A warning of a third round of high temperatures triggers a look at the demand forecast for next week in Victoria and South Australia
For the third day in a row, high temperatures drive demand higher – inching closer to a new all-time record for Victoria.
Recapping where the peak demand actually landed today, with the heatwave across southern Australia.
An early review of what’s been happening today (Wednesday 15th January) with the heatwave in Victoria and South Australia
A snapshot of the highest demand point experienced in Victoria (and across the NEM) today
The forecast heatwave arrives in Victoria and drives demand towards what looks like being the highest (so far) this summer, and causing prices to pop.
A look at demand forecasts in ST PASA, with the heatwave promising to return next week.
High temperatures and humidity on Monday 6th January deliver more price volatility, and high demand in Queensland.
On a very hot Saturday a new record set for electricity demand on a Saturday in Queensland.
High demand experienced in Queensland on Friday 3rd January could be a precursor to the highest demand ever experienced on a Saturday – if the AEMO’s forecasts (and the weather bureau’s warnings) are correct.
A record of a time that’s not seen very often – when electricity demand in Queensland exceeds electricity demand in NSW (temporarily).
Demand surges in Victoria and South Australia on the back of blistering heat, dragging prices out of their long-term slumber as a result.
An updated animation of 20th December 2012 focused on the Queensland region – a volatile day for that region.
Here’s another animated case study of one more interesting time that occurred through summer 2013 in Queensland – on this occasion the evening of Saturday 12th January 2013.
Tasmania shivers this morning, driving electricity demand higher