AEMO forecasts point towards a possible record total demand in QLD this afternoon on 17th March 2023

As at 4:30pm this afternoon, hot and humid conditions are plaguing the sunshine state with the air temperature at Brisbane Airport currently 32° and humidity at 60%.

The image below has been taken from our Forecast Convergence widget in ez2view and shows the AEMO’s latest P5 total demand (a.k.a market demand) forecast run. We can see that the demand forecast in QLD for the 17:30 dispatch interval is currently 10,187MW.


Source: ez2view Forecast Convergence widget


The current total demand record for QLD is 10,119MW and was set roughly one year ago.

About the Author

Dan Lee
Dan Lee first started at Global-Roam in June 2013. He has departed (and returned) for a couple of stints overseas in that time, but rejoined our team permanently in late 2019. More recently, Dan's focus has been on growing his understanding of the market and developing his analytical capabilities. He is currently enrolled in the Master of Sustainable Energy program at the University of Queensland.

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