Yes, prices do jump this high in the middle of the night, occasionally:
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Saturday, January 13 2018
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.
Monday, January 5 2009
One of 12 articles on the months past in the NEM – in which we examine the trends in price and demand across the NEM for the month of May.
Thursday, December 24 2015
A quick look back over summer 2015-16 to date to see what level of electricity demand has been achieved.
Friday, December 19 2008
Guess the peak demand for summer 2008-2009 and win a “Beefmaster Premium 6 on Side Burner Cart” barbeque.