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.

At last, some snow for hydropower

Much-needed snowfalls are coming to Australia’s alpine region this weekend, good news for the hydropower industry in Australia. We’ve written several times this week about the strong cold airmass with Antarctic origins which is tracking towards southeastern Australia from this weekend onwards. The airmass will linger for an unusually long period, and will be cold enough […]

Sudden stratospheric warming event underway – here’s what it means for Australian weather

A rare sudden stratospheric warming event is beginning to occur above Antarctica, and it may influence Australia’s weather in the coming weeks. The term sudden stratospheric warming (SSW) refers to an abrupt increase in air temperature high above either of Earth’s polar regions, typically on the magnitude of tens of degrees Celsius in a few […]

Ferocious Tasman Low to hit southeast Australia next week

A major polar outbreak in southeastern Australia next week will produce a powerful low pressure system that is likely to bring severe weather to several states. A large pool of cold air that originated over waters near Antarctica will spread across southeastern Australia from this weekend into next week. This polar air mass will cause […]

Snow likely a long way north of the mountains

One thing we haven’t seen so far this winter in Australia – and which we barely saw through the whole of last winter – is snow in areas beyond the alpine regions of NSW, Victoria and Tasmania. But snow looks highly possible over a period of several days beginning early next week in places like: […]