A quick note on a sunny & warm Sunday day in winter in QLD, noting the SMS alerts have begun again (there was a single alert yesterday) to note that the ‘Market Demand’ in QLD has dropped below the previous ‘lowest ever in ordinary* times’ point (of 3,311MW in September 2022).
* excluding, of course, the low point struck because of UFLS in the aftermath of the Callide C4 Catastrophe.
… might drop lower still.
Have not looked at ‘Operational Demand’ at this point…
PS1 – low point, via ‘Market Demand’
Referencing the ‘Market Demand’ measure, the lowest point was 3250MW in the 13:30 dispatch interval:
PS2 – low point, via ‘Operational Demand’