Generation capacity and peak demand

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Financial yearNEM capacity (Megawatts)NEM demand (Megawatts)NEM forecast 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
2018-194824733941
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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 is at 1 July 2019.