January 10, 2012

Brisbane urged to cut energy use as temperatures soar - Brisbane Times
Energex is warning customers to reduce their energy usage this week after the electricity network recorded yesterday its highest demand of the summer so far...Hitting a summer usage peak of 4332 MW...

Northwesterly winds bring high temperatures to southeast Queensland this week and gives a sweltering start to January - Courier Mail
Sweltering residents have sought out air-conditioned comfort in droves as high temperatures continue across the southeast...

Heat blast sparks power use warning - Courier Mail
QUEENSLANDERS have been urged to "go easy'' on their airconditioners as power providers warn the state is headed for record usage this year.

Brisbane swelters all night as heat hits us between the sheets - Courier Mail
THE scorching temperatures that had southeast Queensland sweltering on Monday continued late into the night and early morning, with apparent temperatures in the 30s.