Open access to Australian power system information

Power companies in Australia tend to keep their information close to their chests. There are however a number of good places to obtain useful information. Here are links to spatial data, load data, and network data.

Spatial data

Ergon Energy (Queensland distribution network)

Energex (Queensland distribution network)

Coming soon, according to the Energy Minister's office

Geoscience Australia

Network data

Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO)

Zone substation load data

Distribution Network Service Providers are required to provide 10 years of load data to interested parties. Some charge for this, others require a form to be completed and others allow direct download.

Australian Capital Territory

New South Wales

Queensland

South Australia

SA Power Networks direct download

Tasmania

Victoria