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Online retailer, Catch Group, has announced the launch of its own energy service, Catch Energy, which will offer energy and gas plans in partnership with 1st Energy. Catch says the new service is in response to an energy market with rising prices and a lack of competition. Sign up for

Blockchain technology could create a paradigm shift in the power industry, helping companies move away from traditional business models with complex operating structures. That’s the opinion from GlobalData, whose analysts argue blockchain has the potential to address the key challenges facing electric utilities: high operating costs, aging grids, security, regulatory

Origin Energy understands its industry is being disrupted. In response the energy company has developed a strategy to ensure its survival as utilities transition from a commodity-driven model to a service-driven one. Origin has created a Future Energy and Business Development division. Tasked with navigating the company through an uncertain

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AGL has developed an online platform which allows users to trade solar energy, with the aim of giving its customers more control over their energy use and reduce the cost of their power bills. Currently 220 AGL customers in Victoria are participating in the AGL Solar Exchange trial, which started

Buying energy is a currently a poor experience. When a householder wants to shop around for energy, they have two options. Firstly, they can use one of the comparison sites or they can run their own comparisons against a selection of retailers in the market. The first should be a

SAS and Cisco have an ambitious plan to uncomplicate Australia’s energy sector using their Edge-to-Enterprise IoT Analytics Platform. Grant Dyer, General Manager of Telecommunications, Energy and Utilities at SAS Australia and New Zealand tells Which-50 that the regulatory environment of Australia’s energy grid is a ‘key constraint’ to data sharing.

New data from Juniper Research has found that the development of smart grids linked to smart cities could result in citizens saving $14 billion per annum in energy bills by 2022. This is up from the $3.4 billion saving estimated for 2017, resulting from smart meter rollouts, energy-saving policies and

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Capgemini‘s annual study, the World Energy Markets Observatory (WEMO), reveals that Australia is building an ambitious – but difficult –  net zero emissions future and has sought over successive governments to make a major contribution to the climate change to reach around 434 million tonnes by 2030. Anastasia Klingberg, Practice Lead for

Shell, BP and ING are betting big on blockchain. They are part of a new group seeking to develop a blockchain based digital platform for post-transaction management of physical energy commodities trading. The platform is expected to be operational by the end of 2018, pending relevant regulatory approvals, according to

Australian energy providers have work to do to improve their digital channels. One-third of energy consumers say their provider’s digital channels such as websites and mobile apps could not meet their online requests and they had to contact a live agent, according to new research from Accenture. Take our Which-50