Trade uncertainty for expert assurance

Precision forecasting and weather intelligence to keep you ahead of the curve

Are your energy trading and risk predictions reaping the benefits of industry-leading forecast accuracy?

Weatherzone Business supplies precise weather intelligence to over 75% of the National Energy Market (NEM); and is the trusted provider for the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO).

Weatherzone’s next-generation nowcasting and forecasting system, OpticastTM, is independently proven to outperform other industry models, allowing energy traders to respond rapidly to changing conditions. From 14 day forecasting to seasonal outlooks, you have access to complete and powerful weather intelligence giving you the confidence to make the best call.

Meeting the needs of the changing market, Weatherzone utilises high-resolution modelling and local knowledge to provide 5-min granularity observations and forecasts, optimising your market bidding and maximising your profits. These, coupled with briefings from our energy meteorologists, give you full awareness of the associated risk.

Benefit from specialised indices such as apparent temperature, Cooling/Heating Degree Days (CDD/HDD) and Effective Degree Days (EDD) to help accurately predict demand. You can get a clear picture of forecast conditions across the market and quickly assess heat/heatwave potential from 14 days out to 12 months

No matter where your energy trading focus lies, we have the power generation and weather insights to inform your critical decisions, keeping you ahead of the curve.

Customise your weather data

Your power generation and weather data is customisable and delivered via an easy to visualize dashboard. You will have access to comprehensive data including wind and solar generation, nowcasting and 4-week extreme weather outlook, and seasonal forecasts. This is supported by meteorologist commentary and error bounds, so you can understand the risk.

We are there for you: rain, hail or shine.

Industry Leading Accuracy

OpticastTM provides high precision, rapid-update nowcasting and forecasting data helping you to ensure predictions for the supply to market are correct.

Customised Meteorological Support

You can speak to our energy meteorologists from 5am to 8:30pm AEST, 365 days a year, so you can access comprehensive weather data and risk analysis when you need it the most.

Renewable Energy Forecasting

Weatherzone is able to provide farm level or state total wind generation forecasts, as well as solar generation forecasts for utility scale solar and rooftop PV, providing the full picture.

We don’t do status quo

We thrive on challenge, next-generation science and customised service and are dedicated to helping you stay ahead of the game.

Weatherzone’s Opticast Renewable Wind (RW) wind generation forecasts produce data for individual wind farms, state level and the NEM at daily and hourly resolution. The wind farm database is regularly updated and corrected based on the latest generation detail. Gain visibility of what is occurring at individual farm and state level, and across the NEM as a whole.

Industry-leading solar information is provided in partnership with Solcast. Utilising high-resolution satellite data, NWP model inputs and PV system metadata from >850k systems Australia wide, you will have a clear picture of solar generation and provision to the NEM.

We work to bring you complete situational awareness so you can mitigate risk and maximise your profits.

The brightest minds to help light the way.

Latest news

Satisfy your weather obsession with these news headlines from around the nation, and the world.

Tropical Cyclone likely in Coral Sea this week

  A tropical cyclone is likely to track over the Coral Sea this week and may move closer to Australia’s east coast at some stage next week.   The satellite image below show a tropical low sitting over the Solomon Sea on Monday afternoon. This low is expected to develop into a tropical cyclone on Tuesday. […]

Massive heatwave to scorch a third of the country

  Our capital cities should dodge the worst of it, but the first heatwave of the 2023/24 summer will affect huge parts of the country this week, having already warmed up parts of WA over the weekend. The pink zone on the map below shows areas that can expect maximum temperatures of 44°C or higher […]

2023 set to be Earth’s warmest year on record

  Global climate records have been shattered in 2023, with temperatures in the atmosphere and ocean at the warmest levels ever observed, according to a new report.  The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) released a provisional State of the Global Climate report on November 30 to coincide with the start of the COP28 United Nations Climate […]

40 million lightning strikes over Australian regions in November

  November 2023 was a prolific month for thunderstorms in Australia, with 40.5 million lightning strikes detected over the Australian region in the last 30 days. Late-spring is typically a stormy time of year in Australia due to an abundance of warm air, moisture and atmospheric instability. But even by these typically stormy standards, November […]