The Queensland region of the NEM saw a new all-time record for peak electricity demand today (Wed 13th February 2019) by several different measures. A bit later in the evening we take a brief look at a few different factors.
peak regional demand
Currently (as at Monday morning 11th February) AEMO forecasts indicate that Queensland electricity demand on Wednesday afternoon will come very close to an all-time record.
A new peak Scheduled Demand and Operational Demand in Queensland today with Scheduled Demand still over 9,100 MW after 8 PM.
Queensland experienced a new record for Scheduled Demand for electricity today – but what’s particular staggering is how late in the day it happened!
3rd update today as the supply/demand balance tightens, and a transmission outage adds a complexity
Demand forecast down slightly on this morning, but still looking like a record.
AEMO early morning forecast pointing to a new record electricity demand late this afternoon.
An astounding day with Queensland electricity demand on a Sunday – a new peak (according to Powerlink) or not quite (on Dispatch Target basis).
Looking forward to this evening, and what looks set to be a near all-time record for QLD demand (a remarkable outcome for a Sunday)
Looking at 13th, 14th and 15th January and the contribution of solar PV to peak demand reduction
The Queensland region experienced a new all-time record for electricity demand today, along with some very hot weahter
Announcing the winners of our 7 related competitions for “best forecaster in the NEM” summer 2015-16
NSW experiences its highest electricity demand so far this summer as a result of the hot weather
NSW demand rises (somewhat) today
Yesterday (Monday 1st Feb) we saw a new record demand set for the Queensland Region of the NEM. Today was even hotter…
AEMO’s current PASA forecasts indicate a likelihood that we’ll see a new record set for electricity demand in Queensland early next week.
Hot weather pushes electricity demand in NSW higher than the high met set last week – a new “highest point in summer, thus far”
A quick look at how the early winter chills are driving demand in Tasmania to levels not seen for 4 years
Completing our walk-around-the-NEM, today we look at peak demand in Queensland over summer 2014-15
One of our guest authors, a meteorologist, lends his expertise to helping us understand one of the reasons why peak demand for summer 2014-15 was what it was.