Looks like a new all-time record for Operational Demand in the QLD region early this evening, Friday 17th March 2023.
Dan Lee tracks the demand forecasts against the actual outcome in QLD last Friday afternoon. The final result was as much as ∼1,000MW lower than the maximum forecast of demand published by the AEMO, which alludes to the inherent difficulty of electricity market forecasting.
A short article to recap the new all-time-record in electricity demand in the QLD region on Tuesday 8th March 2022 (i.e. a typical summer’s day after the formal end of summer!)