Over the period of summer 2005-06, we prepared a number of articles about other occasions of note in the NEM. These articles are linked here.
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Monday, December 16 2019
With Queensland temperatures (even at the Brisbane airport) exceeding 40 degrees Celcius today, the electricity demand was also high – though still below the all-time record.
Thursday, January 29 2009
Wednesday 28th January saw demand across the NEM jump to unprecedented levels, setting a new record of 34,843MW at 16:00 NEM time. On Thursday 29th January, we saw the demand increase still further, leading to prices that stayed high for much of the day (to the point where the Cumulative Price Threshold was reached in VIC and SA and price caps were imposed), and a relatively small amount of involuntary load shedding occurring in VIC and SA.
Thursday, March 10 2011
Some analysis of how NEM-wide demand trended through summer 2010-11, and what this meant on a regional level.
Sunday, December 29 2013
A record of a time that’s not seen very often – when electricity demand in Queensland exceeds electricity demand in NSW (temporarily).