As the temperature cools (but the debate heats up) here’s a quick look of how much contribution there was from demand response over the past week.
For the third day in a row, high temperatures drive demand higher – inching closer to a new all-time record for Victoria.
Recapping where the peak demand actually landed today, with the heatwave across southern Australia.
An early review of what’s been happening today (Wednesday 15th January) with the heatwave in Victoria and South Australia
A snapshot of the highest demand point experienced in Victoria (and across the NEM) today
The forecast heatwave arrives in Victoria and drives demand towards what looks like being the highest (so far) this summer, and causing prices to pop.
A look at demand forecasts in ST PASA, with the heatwave promising to return next week.
High temperatures and humidity on Monday 6th January deliver more price volatility, and high demand in Queensland.
On a very hot Saturday a new record set for electricity demand on a Saturday in Queensland.
High demand experienced in Queensland on Friday 3rd January could be a precursor to the highest demand ever experienced on a Saturday – if the AEMO’s forecasts (and the weather bureau’s warnings) are correct.