Annual generation capacity and peak demand - NEM

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Financial yearNEM capacity (Megawatts)NEM peak demand (Megawatts)NEM forecast peak demand (Megawatts)
1998-993351525713
1999-003436226977
2000-01354112750227380
2001-02362372709428309
2002-03371112848029612
2003-04372502979130473
2004-05396693124432740
2005-06403523178933764
2006-07418243288334703
2007-08416013347036207
2008-09437733583334870
2009-10445223439735293
2010-11460423566236000
2011-12463213179736366
2012-13467753253837938
2013-144476033610
2014-154470230201
2015-164457332859
2016-174275434823
2017-184466032469
2018-194839133941
2019-20 (YTD)4857930368
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Sector: 
Segment: 
Category: 
Electricity generation
AER reference: 
D19/178617
Source: 
AER; AEMO
Overview: 

This figure compares total generation capacity with peak demand in the NEM since its commencement. It shows actual NEM peak demand and AEMO’s NEM peak demand forecasts. YTD data is at 1 October 2019.