The Queensland energy market, explained.

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National Energy Market quick facts


of transmission lines and cables are incorporated by the NEM


is the highest NEM demand record, set on Friday 31 January 2020


of large-scare renewable energy is currently in operation in the NEM

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businesses and customers are connected to the NEM

The Queensland energy market, explained.

What’s Watt aims to answer every question about how we keep the lights on in Queensland.