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During the summer months, Queensland regularly experiences high temperatures and extreme weather events that place a higher than usual demand on our electricity network.
Under the Powering Queensland Plan, a Power system summer preparedness plan (PDF, 967.7KB) has been developed to ensure Queensland is well-prepared for the electricity demands the summer may bring.
The 5 point action plan examines short term risks and opportunities for power system security and reliability, and includes actions to: