Generation capacity and peak demand

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Financial yearNEM capacity (Megawatts)NEM demand (Megawatts)NEM forecast demand (Megawatts)
1998-993335025713
1999-003419726977
2000-01352462750227380
2001-02360722709428309
2002-03369462848029612
2003-04370852979130473
2004-05395043124432740
2005-06404123178933764
2006-07416593288334703
2007-08414363347036207
2008-09437283583334870
2009-10443573439735293
2010-11458773566236000
2011-12461563179736366
2012-13466103253837938
2013-144462633610
2014-154456930201
2015-164444032859
2016-174286234823
2017-18 (YTD)4407832469
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Sector: 
Segment: 
Category: 
Electricity generation
AER reference: 
D11/2285335[V2]
Source: 
AER; AEMO
Overview: 

This figure compares total generation capacity with NEM peak demand since the NEM began. It shows actual demand and AEMO’s demand forecasts two years in advance. YTD data current at 31 March 2018.