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Electricity network demand

The electricity network demand monitor shows real-time total electricity usage on our South East Queensland network. It’s a great way to learn more about when peak demand occurs.

What's happening right now

Record peaks

All time Summer peak5687 MW - 22 January 2024
All time Winter peak4419 MW - 5 July 2022

Network usage

The graphs below show how electricity usage on our total network has tracked today compared to yesterday, and you can also compare daily network demand over the past week.

Current Usage
Weekly Usage
Time Megawatts
Today Yesterday
Time Megawatts
This Week
Peak demand

Peak demand is when electricity usage on the network is at its highest. In the long term it can lead to power outages and electricity price rises. When we all work together to put less demand on the electricity network, everybody wins.