With the discussions in the media about electricity prices, retiring of coal fired power stations, security of electricity supply, some actual consumption data can help to make sense of the situation.
Here’s a great widget that shows the current electricity consumption by state. Move your move over the map and you can see more information such as the historical low and historical maximum demand in each state.
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Alternatively, you can check out the live electricity consumption data by following link to the Electricity Consumption Map of Australia