Over the period of summer 2006-07, we prepared a number of articles about other occasions of note in the NEM (in addition to the blackout of 16th January 2007, which has been written about separately).
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Tuesday, November 21 2006
There was a temperature-driven spike in demand in NSW on Tuesday 21st November 2006.
These sweltering temperatures combined with bushfires to cause localised blackouts in the Sydney city area, as reported in the Sydney Morning Herald in the article “Power jitters as heat bites”.
Thursday, March 10 2011
Some analysis of how NEM-wide demand trended through summer 2010-11, and what this meant on a regional level.
Friday, March 8 2013
Some high temperatures in Victoria and South Australia drive demand higher and, because of transmission constraints, the IRPM in the Economic Island lower.
Thursday, January 21 2010
Some quick notes about a price spike in QLD today.