Tag Archives: high temperatures

Article: [4th Post] Large and rapid demand drop curtails demand bid for new record in Queensland

Final post for the day – a high demand level achieved, but not an all-time record.

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Article: [3rd post] The supply/demand situation in Queensland gets tighter

3rd update today as the supply/demand balance tightens, and a transmission outage adds a complexity

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Article: [Post 2] Later AEMO forecasts moderate demand forecasts slightly – but still looks to be massive

Demand forecast down slightly on this morning, but still looking like a record.

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Article: [2nd post] Astonishing Queensland electricity demand - on a Sunday!

An astounding day with Queensland electricity demand on a Sunday – a new peak (according to Powerlink) or not quite (on Dispatch Target basis).

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Article: [1st post] AEMO forecasts near-record electricity demand in Queensland – late on a Sunday evening!

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)

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Article: About solar panels (predominantly) facing north, not west

To clarify a quotation today in the Fairfax media about solar PV performance on heatwave Friday in NSW.

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Article: [Post 2] Demand climbs and smelter readies to close AGAIN

Unwanted demand response in NSW approaches, for the 2nd day in a row with scorching temperatures driving demand higher.

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Article: [Post 1] Not out of the woods yet in NSW on a super-hot Saturday

First (and perhaps only?) post on a super-hot Saturday in NSW

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Article: [4th update] NSW drops under 1,000MW spare capacity

4th update on this white-knuckle day.

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Article: [Update 3] NSW Scheduled Demand up past 13,500MW and Reserve Margin drops

Another update, as NSW demand shoots up towards a new all-time record

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