Tag Archives: Queensland

Article: Here’s three big reasons why spot prices in Queensland are higher than they used to be

A quick outline of what have been (in my view) the three key reasons why wholesale electricity prices in Queensland have risen, compared to 5 years ago.

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Article: Package of “reduce electricity prices in QLD” measures seen to reduce hedge contract prices

A quick look at how the wholesale contracts market reacted to the announced bundle of measures by the Queensland Government, aimed at reducing the cost of electricity to energy users.

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Article: [POSTED 13:40] TC Debbie dampens electricity consumption in Queensland

A quick look (posted 13:40) at electricity consumption in Northern Queensland with the onset of Tropical Cyclone Debbie

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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: [Post 1] Early AEMO forecasts look towards new record electricity demand in Queensland today

AEMO early morning forecast pointing to a new record electricity demand late this afternoon.

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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: Overview: NSW & Qld Price Volatility, Monday 6 Feb 2017

Very high demands in NSW and “more of the same” in Queensland saw significant price volatility yesterday, with the two states behaving like one larger NEM region

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