Energy generation and demand forecasting

Made easier with in-depth weather intelligence guiding your critical decision-making

Is increasingly volatile weather impacting your decisions and profits?

Weatherzone Business has grown to become the outright leader within the Australian energy market, serving wind, solar, hydro, trading, utilities and network companies.

You can’t control the weather, but you can gain precision insights to optimise your response. What lights us up is providing your energy business with tailored weather information to reduce your risk and keep you moving ahead of the curve. 

Our services cover all aspects – from wind and solar generation to demand forecasts, wholesale markets to retail so, no matter where your company sits, we have solutions for you. We have worked closely with market participants to create products that meet the evolving needs of the sector, aiming to increase safety and profitability for our customers. 

Benefit from the timely delivery of accurate weather information, allowing informed and effective decision-making.

Powering smarter weather decisions

Your customisable Energyzone interface can assess heat/heatwave potential from 14 days out to 12 months. It allows you to benefit from specialised indices for CDD/HDD/apparent temperature/sunshine hours to help accurately predict the demand for electricity. This, along with high-resolution modelling and local knowledge, gives you the most precise information available to make the critical decisions that bolster your production.

Rapid Update Forecast Systems

Our industry-leading OpticastTM system generates precise forecasts of temperature, humidity, wind speed and pressure, which are critical for plant operation and accurate demand forecasting.

5-min Observational and Forecast Data

Meeting the needs of the changing market, Weatherzone is able to provide 5-min granularity observations and forecasts to optimise your market bidding and maximise your profits.

Tailored Expert Advice

Powerful forecast modules are coupled with briefings from our team of energy specialist meteorologists, allowing you to understand the risk in the forecasts.

How can we help?

Utilities & Power Networks

Energy Renewables

Energy Trading & Risk

We don’t do status quo

We thrive on challenge, next generation science and customised service and are dedicated to helping you stay steps ahead.

With our advanced alerting systems for both lightning – the Total Lightning Network – and severe weather events including flooding and bushfires, you will have the best lead time possible to assess risk to your business and respond. Our team provide analytical support, 24/7, and pave the way for quick and effective critical decision-making.

We collaborate with you to bring ease to your every day. Our teams of meteorologists and data scientists are there, every step of the way, to help you navigate your weather, generation and demand challenges.

Take a load off, let us crunch the numbers and serve it up in an easy-to-navigate package so that you can concentrate on more pressing tasks.

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 […]