AEMO notice about ‘Upcoming cold weather and gas market operation from 30/05/2022 to 06/06/2022’

For those not watching Market Notices too closely, the AEMO published Market Notice 96632 at 15:52 today (shortly before this one for QLD) as follows:


From :              AEMO
To   :              NEMITWEB1
Creation Date :     30/05/2022     15:52:42


Notice ID               :         96632
Notice Type ID          :         GENERAL NOTICE
Notice Type Description :         Subjects not covered in specific notices
Issue Date              :         30/05/2022
External Reference      :         Upcoming cold weather and gas market operation from 30/05/2022 to 06/06/2022


Reason :


AEMO notes that there is cold weather forecast between Monday 30/05/2022 and Monday 06/06/2022 across a range of NEM regions over the coming week as per the below:

Adelaide – max temps in range 14 to 15 degrees.

Melbourne – max temps in range 11 to 14 degrees.

Bankstown – max temps in range 14 to 18 degrees.

Hobart- max temps in range 12 to 14 degrees.

and that in a number of gas markets there is an administered market state in operation:

STTM refer:
DWGM refer:

AEMO requests Market Generators to:

1. review the weather forecast in the local area where their generating units are located and,

2. if required, update the available capacity and/or limits on energy in their dispatch offers or availability submissions consistent with the forecast temperatures and any energy or plant limitations.

AEMO Operations


‘Interesting’ times indeed…

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