Daily Q1 base contract prices and traded volumes - New South Wales

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Settlement dayQ1 2019 ($/MWh)Settlement dayQ1 2020 ($/MWh)Settlement dayQ1 2021 ($/MWh)Settlement dayQ1 2022 ($/MWh)Q1 2022 (Volume)
02/01/20189502/01/201989.8302/01/20207904/01/2021735
03/01/201894.7503/01/201991.503/01/202077.905/01/202173.537
04/01/201894.7504/01/201990.7506/01/202079.506/01/20217340
05/01/20189407/01/201992.207/01/20207807/01/202173.59
08/01/20189208/01/201993.8408/01/20207708/01/202174.7536
09/01/201893.509/01/201994.4209/01/202075.7811/01/20217418
10/01/201892.0610/01/201994.8210/01/202074.7512/01/202173.517
11/01/20189111/01/201994.613/01/202073.513/01/20217278
12/01/201892.214/01/201995.2514/01/202075.214/01/202172.2517
15/01/201892.215/01/201993.9115/01/202075.9815/01/202171.533
16/01/20189216/01/201995.9716/01/202076.4218/01/202173.647
17/01/20189217/01/201995.2517/01/202079.519/01/202174.56
18/01/20189118/01/201995.7520/01/202080.1220/01/2021740
19/01/201888.9521/01/20199721/01/20207721/01/202173.755
22/01/201890.2522/01/20199722/01/202078.522/01/202173.196
23/01/20189023/01/201998.523/01/202077.725/01/20216837
24/01/20188824/01/20199824/01/202078.2527/01/20216650
25/01/201888.0225/01/20199928/01/202078.828/01/2021654
29/01/201888.0229/01/2019101.529/01/202080.2529/01/202165.428
30/01/201888.0230/01/201910230/01/202079.601/02/20216413
31/01/20189031/01/201910231/01/20208302/02/20216318
01/02/201889.9701/02/2019104.7303/02/202082.2803/02/202163.6820
02/02/201889.704/02/2019101.7504/02/20208104/02/202163.537
05/02/201889.505/02/201910005/02/202080.7505/02/202163.39
06/02/201888.7506/02/201998.6406/02/202080.7508/02/202161.6319
07/02/201888.507/02/201999.507/02/202080.6509/02/202159.9512
08/02/201889.508/02/201910110/02/202079.3810/02/202161.9641
09/02/201889.7511/02/201910111/02/202078.0511/02/2021622
12/02/20188912/02/201999.2512/02/202077.212/02/202160.532
13/02/20188913/02/201998.4413/02/202077.3415/02/202158.1319
14/02/20188914/02/201998.0814/02/202078.2516/02/202156.75119
15/02/20188915/02/201998.9517/02/202079.4617/02/202156.054
16/02/201887.7518/02/201999.6118/02/202079.2518/02/202155.1344
19/02/201887.3219/02/201910019/02/202078.6319/02/202155.4629
20/02/201885.9820/02/2019101.4420/02/202078.6322/02/202155.2526
21/02/201885.9821/02/2019101.7621/02/202078.2523/02/202156.4238
22/02/201885.722/02/2019101.1324/02/202077.8724/02/202158.53
23/02/201886.525/02/2019101.1325/02/202078.2525/02/202157.255
26/02/201887.7526/02/2019100.6826/02/202078.7526/02/20215717
27/02/201886.927/02/2019100.6827/02/202079.7501/03/202156.055
28/02/201886.0528/02/2019100.6528/02/202079.0602/03/202156.535
01/03/201886.501/03/2019101.0702/03/202077.503/03/202157.548
02/03/201886.504/03/201910203/03/202077.2504/03/202157.6916
05/03/201886.505/03/2019101.7504/03/202076.0605/03/202158.256
06/03/20188506/03/201910205/03/202076.0608/03/202157.752
07/03/201883.9507/03/2019101.4406/03/202077.2609/03/202158.931
08/03/201884.7508/03/201910109/03/202076.2610/03/202158.664
09/03/201885.211/03/201910110/03/20207711/03/202158.4438
12/03/201884.6712/03/201910111/03/20207812/03/202158.2524
13/03/201883.3813/03/2019101.512/03/20207815/03/2021583
14/03/20188414/03/201910213/03/20207816/03/202157.598
15/03/201884.515/03/201910216/03/202076.3817/03/202157.4412
16/03/201884.7918/03/2019103.517/03/202077.7518/03/202157.798
19/03/201883.919/03/201910418/03/202077.7519/03/20215823
20/03/201884.3520/03/2019103.4419/03/202077.5722/03/202158.2513
21/03/201884.3321/03/2019104.2520/03/202077.5723/03/202157.79
22/03/201884.1722/03/2019104.2523/03/202076.1524/03/202157.5514
23/03/201884.125/03/2019104.2524/03/202074.7525/03/202158.079
26/03/201883.126/03/201910425/03/202074.5526/03/202158.0853
27/03/201881.8127/03/2019103.926/03/20207529/03/202158.582
28/03/201881.8128/03/2019104.2527/03/202075.6530/03/202158.4613
29/03/201882.429/03/2019104.2530/03/202076.1631/03/202158.1430
03/04/201882.401/04/2019103.7531/03/202076.2501/04/20215832
04/04/201883.802/04/2019103.7501/04/202074.6506/04/202159.2945
05/04/201883.803/04/2019103.102/04/202074.507/04/202159.8107
06/04/201883.804/04/2019102.803/04/202074.2508/04/202159.6662
09/04/201883.1505/04/2019102.8506/04/202074.1509/04/202159.156
10/04/201882.5708/04/2019102.8507/04/202074.9512/04/202158.218
11/04/201881.6509/04/2019101.7508/04/20207513/04/202158.442
12/04/201881.9310/04/2019101.7509/04/202074.4214/04/202159.172
13/04/201881.9311/04/2019102.2514/04/20207515/04/2021592
16/04/201880.3112/04/2019102.415/04/202075.7516/04/202159.133
17/04/201880.3115/04/2019103.6916/04/202076.8819/04/202159.1827
18/04/201881.2616/04/2019103.5917/04/202077.7520/04/202159.470
19/04/201881.2617/04/2019103.5920/04/202076.621/04/202158.7145
20/04/201881.2618/04/201910321/04/202076.2622/04/202158.7856
23/04/201880.9723/04/201910322/04/202075.7523/04/202159.0178
24/04/20188224/04/201910323/04/20207626/04/202159.822
26/04/20188326/04/201910324/04/202076.7527/04/202160.2529
27/04/201882.2529/04/2019101.2527/04/202075.928/04/202160.75130
30/04/201883.530/04/2019100.6928/04/202076.7529/04/20216119
01/05/201882.9901/05/2019101.2929/04/20207730/04/202161.2734
02/05/20188302/05/201910230/04/202078.403/05/202161.718
03/05/20188303/05/2019102.9501/05/202079.504/05/202161.57
04/05/201882.906/05/2019102.504/05/202078.7505/05/202161.75
07/05/201882.907/05/2019101.7505/05/20207806/05/202161.656
08/05/201882.908/05/201910206/05/202079.2507/05/202162.6539
09/05/201883.1509/05/201910307/05/202079.2510/05/202163.085
10/05/201883.7510/05/201910308/05/202079.7511/05/202163.638
11/05/201883.7513/05/201910311/05/202079.7512/05/20216417
14/05/201883.7514/05/2019103.8212/05/202078.513/05/202164.9436
15/05/20188415/05/2019104.1113/05/20207814/05/20216674
16/05/201884.4116/05/2019104.7514/05/202077.7517/05/202166.6920
17/05/201884.7517/05/2019104.7515/05/202077.2518/05/202165.65303
18/05/20188520/05/2019105.6718/05/202078.519/05/202166.68785
21/05/20188521/05/2019105.6719/05/202079.3620/05/202167.3538
22/05/201884.8522/05/2019104.8120/05/202080.2521/05/202167.59
23/05/201885.523/05/2019104.7521/05/202079.524/05/202167.9727
24/05/201885.2524/05/2019104.7522/05/202079.9225/05/202169.7146
25/05/201884.8227/05/2019104.7525/05/202079.7526/05/202168.748
28/05/201884.8228/05/2019103.7526/05/202080.7527/05/202168.7530
29/05/201883.3629/05/2019102.7127/05/202082.9228/05/202168.9927
30/05/201883.3630/05/201910228/05/202081.531/05/202169.7511
31/05/201883.4131/05/2019101.8529/05/202080.901/06/202170.3556
01/06/201883.403/06/2019103.6201/06/202080.7502/06/20217129
04/06/20188404/06/2019104.502/06/20208103/06/202171.3528
05/06/20188405/06/201910603/06/20208204/06/202172.8818
06/06/201884.2506/06/2019107.1404/06/202081.7507/06/202174.51
07/06/201884.2507/06/2019106.7505/06/202081.3308/06/20217221
08/06/201884.7511/06/2019106.809/06/20208209/06/202171.2129
12/06/201885.2512/06/2019106.7510/06/202082.510/06/20217114
13/06/20188513/06/2019106.0111/06/202081.6611/06/202171.463
14/06/201885.2514/06/2019106.0112/06/202080.7515/06/202172.7517
15/06/201885.2517/06/2019106.0115/06/202079.2816/06/202173.2528
18/06/201885.2518/06/2019106.1716/06/202079.1417/06/202172.7530
19/06/20188719/06/2019105.717/06/202079.4518/06/20217120
20/06/20188920/06/2019105.718/06/202079.521/06/202171.51
21/06/201890.2521/06/201910519/06/20207922/06/202172.45
22/06/20189024/06/2019104.7522/06/202079.1523/06/202171.924
25/06/201890.7525/06/2019104.7523/06/202078.4224/06/20217240
26/06/201892.526/06/2019104.7524/06/202077.4825/06/202170.7510
27/06/20189127/06/2019105.2425/06/202076.528/06/202171.46
28/06/20189128/06/201910626/06/20207629/06/20217224
29/06/20189101/07/2019105.9529/06/202075.7230/06/202173.2851
02/07/201891.2802/07/2019105.9530/06/20207601/07/20217451
03/07/201890.403/07/2019104.7501/07/202076.2502/07/202175.7551
04/07/201890.404/07/2019105.1502/07/20207705/07/202177.3998
05/07/201890.705/07/2019105.2503/07/20207806/07/20217534
06/07/201890.708/07/2019105.2506/07/202076.6907/07/202176.3519
09/07/201890.509/07/2019106.507/07/202075.5508/07/20217738
10/07/201890.2510/07/2019106.7908/07/202074.9809/07/20217610
11/07/20188811/07/2019106.1409/07/202076.1512/07/2021760
12/07/20188712/07/2019106.1410/07/202076.8113/07/202176.10
13/07/201886.7515/07/2019105.2513/07/202076.514/07/20217817
16/07/201887.516/07/2019104.0414/07/202076.515/07/202176.884
17/07/201887.517/07/2019104.3115/07/202077.516/07/2021779
18/07/20188918/07/2019104.4816/07/20207719/07/202178.533
19/07/201889.8419/07/2019104.2517/07/20207720/07/2021785
20/07/201890.3922/07/201910420/07/20207821/07/202177.334
23/07/201890.3923/07/201910421/07/202077.2522/07/20217611
24/07/201890.8124/07/2019104.2522/07/20207623/07/202175.9131
25/07/201891.5925/07/2019104.523/07/202075.0226/07/202174.252
26/07/201891.7726/07/201910524/07/202074.6327/07/202171.5161
27/07/201892.8529/07/201910527/07/202074.3428/07/202172.617
30/07/20189430/07/2019103.7528/07/202074.8629/07/20217315
31/07/201895.531/07/2019104.1129/07/202074.8530/07/202174.9926
01/08/201894.501/08/2019103.8930/07/202075.0502/08/202174.990
02/08/201894.502/08/2019104.2531/07/202075.503/08/202173.3216
03/08/201894.5505/08/2019104.2503/08/202073.7504/08/202172.511
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08/08/201898.9908/08/2019105.506/08/202074.7509/08/2021711
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10/08/201810012/08/2019105.2510/08/202074.4911/08/20217315
13/08/201810013/08/201910611/08/202074.2612/08/202173.58
14/08/20189914/08/2019106.2512/08/202073.8713/08/202174.53
15/08/20189815/08/2019106.7513/08/20207416/08/202173.255
16/08/20189816/08/2019106.814/08/202075.2517/08/202173.315
17/08/201898.2619/08/201910717/08/20207418/08/202173.1923
20/08/20189620/08/2019107.518/08/20207519/08/20217340
21/08/20189821/08/2019106.6719/08/20207520/08/20217440
22/08/201899.7522/08/2019106.720/08/20207523/08/202174.5113
23/08/201899.7523/08/2019107.4521/08/20207524/08/202175.4124
24/08/201899.926/08/2019107.8124/08/202075.6525/08/202173.3114
27/08/2018100.9927/08/2019109.2525/08/202076.5926/08/202172.938
28/08/2018101.9228/08/2019109.526/08/202075.7527/08/202172.930
29/08/2018104.7829/08/2019109.2327/08/202075.630/08/2021730
30/08/2018106.530/08/2019108.3828/08/202075.631/08/202172.75
31/08/2018106.502/09/201910831/08/20207501/09/202173.310
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21/12/2018105.523/12/201987.2521/12/202076.522/12/202193.139
24/12/2018105.524/12/201985.7522/12/202077.2523/12/20219933
27/12/2018105.527/12/20198623/12/202079.2524/12/202199.1522
28/12/2018103.530/12/20198524/12/202079.3529/12/20219311
31/12/2018103.2331/12/201985.529/12/20207730/12/202188.526
02/01/2019103.2302/01/20208130/12/202075.2431/12/202189.55
03/01/2019103.7503/01/20207831/12/202075.2504/01/202290.64
04/01/2019104.506/01/20209204/01/202169.7605/01/202290.7514
07/01/201910507/01/202090.505/01/20217106/01/202290.758
08/01/2019106.0108/01/202087.2506/01/20217007/01/2022923
09/01/2019106.0109/01/202085.7507/01/202169.2510/01/2022941
10/01/2019107.510/01/202083.2508/01/202171.0511/01/20229614
11/01/2019107.513/01/202080.2511/01/202170.212/01/2022988
14/01/2019107.514/01/20207912/01/202168.0513/01/202295.255
15/01/2019110.515/01/202079.2513/01/20216414/01/202291.4214
16/01/201911716/01/202079.2514/01/20216617/01/202288.117
17/01/2019111.517/01/20208515/01/20216118/01/202284.54
18/01/2019112.520/01/20209018/01/20216719/01/202280.57
21/01/2019116.521/01/202084.2519/01/202171.7520/01/202280.45
22/01/2019115.522/01/20208820/01/202169.521/01/202284.554
23/01/201912023/01/20208621/01/202168.2524/01/202281.753
24/01/201912324/01/20208522/01/202166.4225/01/202281.259
25/01/2019124.528/01/202086.7125/01/202158.0427/01/202280.926
29/01/201912729/01/202088.3827/01/202152.7528/01/202282.54
30/01/201913830/01/202089.928/01/202152.2531/01/202286.258
31/01/201912531/01/202010329/01/202151.601/02/202285.55
01/02/201911503/02/2020102.501/02/202148.402/02/202283.2541
04/02/201911704/02/2020101.7502/02/202145.8503/02/202282.253
05/02/201911505/02/202010103/02/202145.4304/02/2022836
06/02/201911606/02/20209804/02/20214507/02/202278.826
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12/02/2019112.512/02/20209310/02/202142.6511/02/202277.054
13/02/2019108.2513/02/202094.2511/02/20214314/02/202277.5518
14/02/2019108.2514/02/20209512/02/202141.7515/02/202278.752
15/02/2019107.517/02/20209515/02/202141.116/02/202279.520
18/02/2019107.518/02/20209516/02/202140.8317/02/202279.16
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22/02/2019102.7524/02/202092.7522/02/20213923/02/202281.56
25/02/2019101.7525/02/202091.7523/02/202138.724/02/202283.510
26/02/2019101.2526/02/20209124/02/202138.525/02/202284.55
27/02/2019100.2527/02/20208925/02/202138.528/02/202284.50
28/02/2019100.2528/02/202088.526/02/202138.6501/03/2022841
01/03/2019100.2502/03/202088.501/03/202138.2602/03/2022840
04/03/2019100.503/03/202088.502/03/202138.2503/03/202283.51
05/03/2019100.504/03/20208803/03/202138.2504/03/202282.751
06/03/201999.7505/03/20208804/03/20213807/03/202282.750
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11/03/201999.7110/03/202086.509/03/202137.7610/03/202283.253
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18/03/20199917/03/20208616/03/20213717/03/2022840
19/03/20199818/03/20208617/03/202136.7518/03/2022863
20/03/20199819/03/20208618/03/202136.7521/03/202286.250
21/03/20199920/03/202085.9519/03/202136.822/03/202286.250
22/03/20199923/03/202085.9522/03/202137.2523/03/202286.250
25/03/20199924/03/202085.9523/03/202137.7624/03/202286.250
26/03/20199925/03/202085.9524/03/202137.525/03/202286.250
27/03/20199926/03/202085.9525/03/202137.5128/03/202287.52
28/03/201998.927/03/202085.9526/03/202137.2529/03/2022870
29/03/201998.7530/03/202086.0529/03/202137.7530/03/2022870
31/03/202086.0530/03/202137.7531/03/2022870
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Sector: 
Segment: 
Category: 
Electricity contract prices
AER reference: 
11048184
Source: 
AER; ASX Energy
Overview: 

This figure shows the closing daily base contract prices in New South Wales for the first quarter of 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022. Also shown is the daily volume of Q1 2022 base contracts traded. High volume in May and November was a result of the conversion of base load options to base future contracts. The shaded area signifies the Q1 period for which the contracts are being purchased.