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.

Unusually stormy summer for Australia, lightning data shows

Large areas of Australia saw an above average number of lightning days this summer, with Melbourne, Canberra and Brisbane all seeing 5 to 6 extra storm days during the season. Australia always sees lots of lightning during summer as hot air, abundant moisture and ample atmospheric instability combine to create ideal conditions for thunderstorms. The […]

Waterspouts and 250 mm of rain in southeast Queensland

Heavy rain and thunderstorms soaked parts of southeast Qld on Monday into Tuesday morning, with the unstable weather even causing a waterspout in Moreton Bay. Moisture-laden easterly surface winds feeding into a colder pool of air aloft caused ideal conditions for storms in southeast Qld on Monday. While a few storms developed late on Monday […]

Wet season arriving in WA this week

Rain and thunderstorms will replace extreme heat over large areas of WA this week, with some places in the state’s north likely to see enough rain to officially mark the start of the wet season. In Australia, the northern wet season is defined as the date after September 1 when at least 50 mm of […]

Second hottest summer days on record in Perth

Perth just had its second hottest summer on record based on daytime temperatures, capping off the season with a remarkably warm February featuring a record-breaking number of 40°C days. The average maximum temperature in Perth this summer was 32.6ºC. This is roughly 1.7°C above the long-term average and the city’s 2nd highest summer maximum temperature […]