Australian Energy Market Operator
Electricity price & demand
Gas price & demand
Mild summer delivers near record low Q1 electricity demand and wholesale prices
Mild summer temperatures, coupled with record Q1 installation of rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity during the first three months of 2021, led to a 3 per cent drop in average operational demand from the National Electricity Market (NEM), its lowest Q1 since 2002.
Integrated System Plan and supporting information
The 2020 ISP provides an actionable roadmap for eastern Australia’s power system. The ISP draws on extensive stakeholder engagement and internal and external industry and power system expertise to develop a blueprint that maximises consumer benefits through a transition period of great complexity and uncertainty.