Tag Archives: Queensland

Article: Hot in Queensland today (Saturday 13th January 2018 with high demand, and volatility) but hotter still tomorrow

A quick review of a hot and sticky day in Queensland that saw high levels of demand reached on a Saturday – with demand peaks tomorrow forecast to be just as high (on a Sunday!). Today saw the first major price spikes in the Queensland region of summer.

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Article: Big ramp in QLD demand Thursday evening to be first time above 8000MW this summer

Queensland demand ramped up, after the sun had gone down Thursday evening, to pass 8000MW for the first time this summer

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Article: The first stage of the Kidston Energy Park powers up

With Genex releasing an ASX announcement of first revenue at Kidston Solar Farm, we use NEMreview v7 to have a quick look.

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Article: A selected (and evolving) chronology of the QLD Government’s involvement in the QLD Generation sector

Here’s a chronological record of key aspects of government involvement in the generation sector within Queensland.

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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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