Quarterly count of spot prices above $5000/MWh

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YearQuarterQueensland (Number of trading intervals)New South Wales (Number of trading intervals)Victoria (Number of trading intervals)South Australia (Number of trading intervals)Tasmania (Number of trading intervals)Snowy (Number of trading intervals)
2001Q300000
Q400000
2002Q100000
Q235000
Q330000
Q420000
2003Q101000
Q224202
Q322001
Q410000
2004Q155015
Q200000
Q300000
Q408036
2005Q112010
Q200000
Q3000020
Q43140023
2006Q1665103
Q2000010
Q3010000
Q4000000
2007Q1316200
Q2121700013
Q3000000
Q4210100
2008Q116025103
Q2000000
Q311110
Q417000
2009Q10112273
Q2000013
Q300000
Q45190230
2010Q14210240
Q200701
Q302005
Q400001
2011Q1812390
Q200000
Q300000
Q401000
2012Q100000
Q200000
Q300000
Q400300
2013Q110000
Q200000
Q300000
Q401020
2014Q100110
Q200000
Q300000
Q470000
2015Q190000
Q200000
Q302000
Q400000
2016Q101210
Q200000
Q300030
Q401040
2017Q1146080
Q200000
Q300000
Q400000
2018Q100690
Q200000
Q300010
Q400000
2019Q10016150
Q200000
Q300000
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Sector: 
Segment: 
Category: 
Electricity spot prices
AER reference: 
D11/2285335[V2]
Source: 
AER; AEMO
Overview: 

This figure shows the quarterly number of trading intervals where the spot price for electricity has exceeded $5000/MWh for the past five years. The data table contains more data points since 2001/02. Under the Electricity Rules, the AER is required to publish a report whenever the spot price exceeds $5000/MWh.