Tag Archives: declining demand

Article: Review of the NEM in 2016

Electricity consumption in the National Electricity Market (NEM) increased by 0.8% in 2016, this is on top of a 1.1% increase in 2015. Queensland and NSW experienced increases in consumption with all other states experiencing a reduction.

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Article: Victorian “Scheduled Demand” plunges to its lowest ever* level – early on Monday 2nd January

Victoria saw what seems to be the lowest ever* level of electricity demand early on Monday 2nd January 2017

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Article: Price Response of Large Energy Users could Affect Peak Summer Demand

One of our guest authors speaks, from their experience, how price-responsiveness of large industrial users (particularly with high contract prices for Q1 2016) might impact on peak demand this summer

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Article: Seeking to understand the great Network Debate

Sitting on the outside, looking in, this article sums up what seems to be the main areas of contention in the great Network Debate that’s been running the past couple years.

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Article: Northern Power Station becomes the next domino to fall

Following today’s announcement of the closure of Alinta’s Northern Power Station in South Australia

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Article: Peak NEM-wide demand this summer – the lowest in more than 10 years!

Some analysis of what happened with NEM-wide demand this summer

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Article: Electricity Pricing: An alternative to unlimited bill increases

A synopsis of one of the challenges facing the electricity sector – and a suggested solution

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Article: Factors contributing to declining demand during 2014

Some analysis performed by one of our guest authors (Ric Brazzale) identifying the significant factors that contributed to declining demand in the NEM through 2014.

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Article: Analysing trends in VIC electricity demand

Some analysis of how demand in Victoria has trended over 16 years – at least in part to help competition entrants provide their forecasts of what they think the peak Victorian regional demand will be for summer 2014-15

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Article: Will Queensland defy the trend of declining demand?

Spurred on by our competition (but with an interest that’s much broader) we have a look at how Queensland demand has trended – and find a couple of quite remarkable things occurring…

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