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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: [UPDATED] NEM-wide demand screams past 34,000MW today

NEM-wide demand roared to life today, for the first time this summer, with hot weather pretty much everywhere.

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Article: NSW demand tops 12,800MW and reserves tighten today – prior to the cool change

Today was the turn for NSW to feel the heat – with demand rising and supplies stretched as a result.

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Article: Third consecutive day of extreme demand in Victoria and South Australia with the heatwave

For the third day in a row, high temperatures drive demand higher – inching closer to a new all-time record for Victoria.

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Article: Close to a new record demand in Victoria today (Wed 15th), but no cigar

Recapping where the peak demand actually landed today, with the heatwave across southern Australia.

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Article: Heatwave threatens to melt Victorian all-time electricity demand record today – with Reserve Trader getting a run

An early review of what’s been happening today (Wednesday 15th January) with the heatwave in Victoria and South Australia

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Article: Even Colongra gets a run as high temperatures stretch local supplies in NSW

High temperatures passing through NSW provided the opportunity for the Colongra gas-fired power station to shake off the cobwebs and have a run for the day.

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Article: 7-day South Australian overview (Thu 30 May to Wed 5 June)

Spot Prices in South Australia were elevated over the past 7 days – here are some reasons why.

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Article: Prices yo-yo in SA this morning, as installed capacity goes missing

Following yesterday’s warnings about the potential for a tight supply/demand balance in South Australia this week, it was not really a surprise when the SMS alerts from NEM-Watch began buzzing for the 07:20 dispatch interval this morning (NEM time), highlighting that the dispatch price in SA had jumped to $12,199.20/MWh. This has continued through the morning.

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Article: Load shed warning (LOR3) issued by AEMO for Tuesday in South Australia

It’s not looking that great, currently, for the supply/demand balance in South Australia this week – when viewing predispatch, ST PASA and AEMO’s Market Notices

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