The Queensland energy market, explained.

What’s Watt aims to answer every question about how we keep the lights on in Queensland.

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How energy is generated

How energy is bought & sold

Energy laws & safeguards

Sharing energy stories

How energy prices are set
and how the market works

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Energy types

What makes up
an electricity bill?

How energy is generated
at Stanwell Power Station

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40,000

kilometres

of transmission lines and cables are incorporated by the NEM

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38,055

megawatts

is the highest NEM demand record, set on Friday 31 January 2020

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10,664

megawatts

of large-scale renewable energy is currently in operation in the NEM

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10

million

businesses and customers are connected to the NEM

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the market works

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