A quick record of Sun 12th Nov 2023, with ‘minimum demand’ dropping further in VictoriaRead More
Downwards trend of minimum demand
As the SMS alerts continue, here’s an article to record the new low point for Market Demand in NSW on Sunday 29th October 2023.
A quick record of a new ‘lowest ever’ point for Market Demand in NSW on Sunday 8th October 2023
Echoing a question we’ve been asked – about the extent to which rooftop PV has been curtailed as a result of these minimum demand points.
Looking back at yesterday (Sun 1st Oct 2023) it appears to also have seen a lowest point for NEM-wide demand by both measures … lower than the low point set ~2 weeks prior.
Also noteworthy on Sunday 1st October 2023 was a lower point for ‘minimum demand’ seen in South Australia … with ‘Market Demand’ down to -37MW and ‘Operational Demand’ down to 5MW (just above 0MW)
Sunday 1st October 2023 and the ‘minimum demand’ point for the QLD region (measured by ‘Market Demand’) has fallen lower still on a sunny spring long weekend.
A quick snapshot of one dispatch interval (of a number) seeing negative ‘Market Demand’ in South Australia on Saturday 23rd September 2023.
Following the low levels of demand over the weekend (Sat 16th and Sun 17th Sept 2023) here’s a few quick notes.
It’s Queensland’s turn today, with a further ratchet lower in minimum demand on Sunday 17th September 2023.