No weather event affects the power system more than heatwaves, and electricity reserves have been predicted to tighten as temperatures reach extreme levels in Australia’s east in the coming days.
- With temperatures set to soar, the market operator is closely watching power demands
- Heatwaves impact the electricity system more than any other single event
- Air conditioners can make up half of all power demand during a heatwave
In parts of northern New South Wales and south-east Queensland,…