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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


 

 

 

 

 

 

Energy prices

Figure 1 sets out national demand and spot prices in each region for each trading interval. Figure 2 compares the volume weighted average price with the averages for the previous week and the same quarter last year. Figure 3 compares the weekly price volatility index on the same basis.

Figure 1: national demand and spot price all regions

Figure 2: volume weighted average spot price for energy market ($/MWh)

 
QLD
NSW
VIC
SA
TAS
Last week
19
21
21
26
69
Previous week
17
20
20
24
79
Same quarter last year
29
33
31
34
Financial year to date
31
46
29
39
% change from previous week
▲9%
▲4%
▲2%
▲8%
▼12%
% change from same quarter last year
▼35%
▼35%
▼32%
▼24%
% change from previous year
▼1%
▲25%
▲8%
0%

Figure 3: volatility index during peak periods

 
QLD
NSW
VIC
SA
TAS
Last week
0.52
0.54
0.70
0.47
0.07
Previous week
0.36
0.44
0.46
0.40
0.33
Same quarter last year
0.68
0.76
0.66
0.60
Long-term analysis

The graphs and tables shows spot prices over the longer term, including Tasmania from 29 May 2005.

Quarterly volume weighted average prices

 

QLD

NSW

SNOWY

VIC

SA

TAS

Mar 2005

25

35

21

22

31

Dec 2004

48

90

33

38

54

Sep 2004

27

31

22

28

36

Jun 2004

29

33

24

31

34

Mar 2004

45

60

21

30

64

Dec 2003

20

21

20

24

33

Sep 2003

28

33

27

23

26

Jun 2003

25

33

27

28

28

Mar 2003

23

33

20

24

30

Dec 2002

64

39

26

28

32

Sep 2002

54

43

30

38

40

Jun 2002

58

66

43

49

50

Mar 2002

35

28

23

27

29

Dec 2001

31

28

22

28

27

Sep 2001

27

30

25

28

28

Jun 2001

34

34

30

32

36

Mar 2001

56

52

31

72

110

Dec 2000

44

27

26

37

56

Sep 2000

44

49

49

54

60

Jun 2000

59

41

37

40

54

Mar 2000

77

35

22

29

90

Dec 1999

28

19

16

18

78

Sep 1999

32

26

21

23

78

Jun 1999

31

29

21

29

50

Mar 1999

94

21

17

25

60

Annual volume weighted average prices

 

QLD

NSW

SNOWY

VIC

SA

TAS

Year to date (18 Jun)

31

46

26

29

39

2003/2004

31

37

22

27

39

2002/2003

41

37

27

30

33

2001/2002

38

38

27

33

34

2000/2001

45

41

35

49

67

1999/2000

49

30

24

28

69

1998/1999 *

60

25

19

27

54

* 6 months

   

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