National
Thu, 30 Jun 2005

Today's snapshot - Thu, 30 Jun 2005 (Updated 11:30 pm)

Victoria
Thu, 30 Jun 2005
 
 
 
 
 
 
Summary of the latest weekly market analysis


 

 

 

 

 

 

The spot price peaked in Tasmania at $100/MWh on Friday at 8am. Peak prices in the other regions ranged from $43/MWh in Queensland to $55/MWh in South Australia.

There were no low reserve conditions forecast throughout the week.

Long-term analysis

Energy and peak demand information in the national electricity market is presented below. Figures include Tasmania from 29 May 2005. Figure 1 highlights the annual national energy along with national summer and winter peak demands. Figure 2 shows the relationship between the regional peak demands and the coincident national peak.

Figure 1: national energy

Figure 2: regional demand

Figures 3 and 4 compare the average maximum temperatures for the summer (December to March) and winter (May to August) periods respectively with the long term averages for the same periods. Together with figures 1 and 2, these graphs highlight the effect of temperature on peak demand and energy. The trends in energy and seasonal peak demand are also tabulated. Tasmania is included from 20 May 2005.

Figure 3: summer temperatures

Figure 4: winter temperatures

Annual energy (TWh)

QLD

NSW

SNOWY^

VIC

SA

TAS

National

2003-04

48.9

74.0

0.7

49.4

13.0

185.3

2002-03

46.3

71.6

0.2

48.2

13.0

179.3

2001-02

45.2

70.2

0.3

46.8

12.5

175.0

2000-01

43.0

69.4

0.3

46.9

13.0

172.5

1999-00

41.0

67.6

0.2

45.8

12.4

167.1

1998-99 *

21.7

36.1

0.1

21.8

6.7

86.4

Seasonal peak demand (MW)

QLD

NSW

SNOWY^

VIC

SA

TAS

National

Summer 2004-05

8,189

08/02/05

12,854

30/11/04

690

24/12/04

8,492

25/01/05

2,625

11/01/05

1,352

02/12/04

28,803

23/02/05

Winter 2004

7,106

21/06/04

13,041

19/07/04

680

06/06/04

7,437

28/07/04

2,207

03/08/04

1,728

19/07/04

29,242

19/07/04

Summer 2003-04

7,918

23/02/04

12,216

09/03/04

680

16/02/04

8,583

17/12/03

2,602

16/12/03

1,341

29,791

20/02/04

Winter 2003**

6,778

31/07/03

12,468

28/07/03

212

25/06/03

7,499

30/07/03

2,158

23/06/03

1,684

28,358

30/07/03

Summer 2002-03

7,105

31/01/03

12,332

30/01/03

343

10/11/03

8,041

24/02/03

2,787

04/02/03

28,556

29/01/03

Winter 2002

6,345

02/07/02

12,074

18/06/02

258

23/06/02

7,300

27/06/02

2,129

27/06/02

27,230

02/07/02

Summer 2001-02

7,045

11/02/02

10,982

21/01/02

148

05/03/02

7,581

14/02/02

2,500

19/02/02

26,303

18/03/02

Winter 2001

6,397

09/07/01

11,713

09/07/01

194

05/06/01

7,137

14/06/01

2,095

24/07/01

26,569

09/07/01

Summer 2000-01

6,584

29/01/01

11,547

24/01/01

238

15/02/01

8,019

08/02/01

2,833

07/02/01

27,502

25/01/01

Winter 2000

6,343

06/06/00

11,822

30/05/00

134

25/05/00

7,113

29/05/00

2,142

28/06/00

26,977

05/06/00

Summer 1999-00

6,340

21/01/00

10,662

09/02/00

130

23/12/99

7,717

02/03/00

2,646

02/02/00

25,301

02/03/00

Winter 1999

5,879

28/06/99

11,424

15/06/99

737

18/06/99

6,745

15/06/99

1,921

02/08/99

25,713

15/06/99

Summer 1998-99

5,994

18/02/99

10,275

15/02/99

129

22/12/98

6,670

04/02/99

2,427

04/02/99

23,836

03/02/99

^ represents pump load

* 6 months

** demand value changed from TOTALDEMAND to INITIALSUPPLY

   

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