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
2005-06401873178933764
2006-07416593288334703
2007-08414363347036207
2008-09436083583334870
2009-10443573439735293
2010-11458773566236000
2011-12461563179736366
2012-13466103253837938
2013-144462633610
2014-154456930201
2015-164444032859
2016-174286234823
2017-184476932469
2018-19 (YTD)4589930817
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Information
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 is at 1 October 2018.