On a very hot Saturday a new record set for electricity demand on a Saturday in Queensland.
Summer 2013-14 in the NEM
High demand experienced in Queensland on Friday 3rd January could be a precursor to the highest demand ever experienced on a Saturday – if the AEMO’s forecasts (and the weather bureau’s warnings) are correct.
A record of a time that’s not seen very often – when electricity demand in Queensland exceeds electricity demand in NSW (temporarily).
High temperatures passing through NSW provided the opportunity for the Colongra gas-fired power station to shake off the cobwebs and have a run for the day.
Demand surges in Victoria and South Australia on the back of blistering heat, dragging prices out of their long-term slumber as a result.
High temperatures arrived in South Australia today from further west – here’s how it affected the NEM
A snapshot from NEM-Watch capturing the first volatility seen this summer