Territory Stories

Annual power system review : December 2007

Details:

Title

Annual power system review : December 2007

Collection

Power system review; Reports; PublicationNT

Date

2007

Notes

Cover title.; Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).

Language

English

Subject

Electric utilities -- Northern Territory -- Periodicals; Power resources -- Northern Territory -- Periodicals

Publisher name

Northern Territory. Utilities Commission

Place of publication

Darwin

Copyright owner

Northern Territory. Utilities Commission

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/230641

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/670850

Page content

2007 Power System Review Page i Utilities Commission December 2007 Table of Contents 1. Introduction........................................................................................................1 Consultation with interested parties ........................................................ 1 Inquiries ................................................................................................. 1 2. Summary of Key Findings ...................................................................................3 Power system planning and reliability ...................................................... 3 Generation capacity in the medium term ................................................. 4 Demand forecasts ......................................................................................4 Capacity projections ..................................................................................4 Darwin-Katherine regulated system..........................................................4 Alice Springs regulated system..................................................................4 Tennant Creek regulated system...............................................................5 Generation capacity in the longer term .................................................... 5 Darwin-Katherine regulated system..........................................................5 Alice Springs regulated system..................................................................5 Tennant Creek regulated system...............................................................5 Adequacy of gas supplies......................................................................... 6 Peak demand in the short term..................................................................6 Gas supply-demand in the medium term ..................................................6 Gas supply-demand in the longer term .....................................................6 3. Power System Planning and Reliability ...............................................................7 4. Outlook for Electricity Demand...........................................................................9 Forecasting electricity demand................................................................. 9 The Commissions approach ......................................................................9 Economic and demographic conditions....................................................10 Other electricity demand influences ........................................................12 Electricity forecasts 2007-08 to 2010-11................................................ 12 Longer term demand scenarios .............................................................. 14 5. Adequacy of Generation Capacity......................................................................17 Existing capacity ................................................................................... 17 Changes to capacity during 2006-07.......................................................18 Baseline capacity projections ................................................................. 18 Indicators of system adequacy ............................................................... 20 Supply-demand balance in the medium term ......................................... 20 Darwin-Katherine regulated system........................................................21 Alice Springs regulated system................................................................21 Tennant Creek regulated system.............................................................21 Supply-demand balance in the longer term ............................................ 22 Darwin-Katherine regulated system........................................................22 Alice Springs regulated system................................................................23 Tennant Creek regulated system.............................................................23 6. Adequacy of Gas Supplies..................................................................................25 Natural gas supply ................................................................................ 25 Peak demand in the short term.............................................................. 27 Gas supply-demand in the medium term ............................................... 28 Gas supply-demand in the longer term .................................................. 28 Appendix A: Glossary................................................................................................29 Appendix B: Regression Analysis ..............................................................................31


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