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Electricity network demand

The electricity network demand monitor shows real-time total electricity usage on our Greater Queensland network. It’s a great way to learn more about when peak demand occurs.

What's happening right now

Record peaks

All time Summer peak2701 MW - 8 March 2022
All time Winter peak2262 MW - 4 June 2019

Network usage

The graphs below show how electricity usage on our total network has tracked today compared to yesterday, and you can also compare daily network demand over the past week.

Current Usage
Weekly Usage
Time Megawatts
Today Yesterday
Time Megawatts
This Week
Peak demand

Peak demand is when electricity usage on the network is at its highest. In the long term it can lead to power outages and electricity price rises. When we all work together to put less demand on the electricity network, everybody wins.