One of our guest authors, Allan O’Neil, takes a closer look at what happened in the South Australian region of the NEM on Monday 9th July 2018
For reasons explained herein, we’re unable to set aside the time required to run a competition on the “best peak demand forecaster in the NEM” for summer 2017-18.
Unfortunately too busy in serving direct customers, so we can’t run the competition for summer 2016-17. You’ll have to wait another year, unfortunately (but still keep an eye on demand as noted in the article).
Announcing the winners of our 7 related competitions for “best forecaster in the NEM” summer 2015-16
With a Beefeater 5 Burner BBQ on the line , along with a host of other prizes, interested participants of our annual demand forecast competition (entries now closed 🙁 ) would have been keeping a keen eye on demand during the week.
The competition is back, for another summer (with 7+1 prizes on offer). Read through for details…
Wrapping up the competitions for summer 2014-15, we announce the winner for peak Queensland demand.
Continuing with our series of competitions today, we assembled the entries to see who was closest to the mark in predicting peak wind output over summer 2014-15, and so who wins this portable barbeque: This was Competition #7, and earlier…
Who wins a consolation prize today, being closest to the flag in forecasting peak Tassie demand?
So the winner for “best NSW peak demand forecaster” for summer 2014-15 is…
So the entrant who was VERY close to the mark in forecasting the peak demand in South Australia for this summer period is…
Winning a consolation prize, for being closest to the mark in relation to peak Victorian demand this summer, is…
Who won the main prize, as “best demand forecaster in the NEM” for summer 2014-15?
What do the forecasts received for peak NSW demand this summer tell us about the various debates currently underway in terms of network regulation and industry transformation?
Some thoughts about why we’ve been seeing an increase in the number of authorised electricity retailers competing in the Australian National Electricity Market, from a new guest author – Connor James
With only 4 days remaining (till Fri 9th Jan) here’s some tips about what the peak NEM-wide demand might be this summer, to help you submit your forecast before the deadline.
Some analysis of how demand in Victoria has trended over 16 years – at least in part to help competition entrants provide their forecasts of what they think the peak Victorian regional demand will be for summer 2014-15
A few quick pointers (on New Year’s Eve) about where peak demand might land this summer in Tasmania – so you have a chance at winning Competition #6
Some tips about how you can use NEM-Watch v9 to narrow down your entry to Competition #2 this summer (peak QLD Regional Scheduled Dispatch Demand Target for extended summer period)
A quick look at how aggregate wind farm output has trended, over the history of the NEM