‘Minimum Demand’ in South Australia drops further below 0MW on Sun 1st October 2023 – measured by Market Demand

A bit later in the day than the low point for QLD demand was also some new ‘lowest since re-basing’ point for ‘Market Demand’ in South Australia, as captured in this string of SMS alerts this afternoon:


The lowest point for ‘Market Demand’ was –37MW at 13:25 (NEM time), which:

1)  Was lower than the previously ‘lowest since re-basing’ that occurred 8 days ago, on Saturday 23rd Sept 2023; and

2)  Is described further in this snapshot from ez2view time-travelled back to that point:



PS1  very close to negative Operational Demand in SA today

Also worth noting that (on my other LinkedIn update here) Mike Davidson noted that SA came very close to negative ‘Operational Demand’ in South Australia today:

By our review of AEMO published data for ‘Operational Demand’ it reached a lowest point of +5MW for the half-hour ending 13:30 today (NEM time).

So stay tuned for tomorrow …




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