Renewable energy systems and software provider Evergen has made two new technology hires – Solution Architect Lucy Carpinelli and Senior Software Engineer Emad Nashed. The company said, the strategic appointments will help Evergen maintain the momentum around the business and continue on its growth trajectory as it moves towards its
Amazon Web Services has announced it has committed to purchasing 60 megawatts of power from the Gunnedah Solar Farm in NSW, the first such investment for the company outside of the US and Europe. That project, which is due to be operational next year will ultimately provide AWS with 142,000
Australia’s utility sector is undergoing a period of significant transformation. On the one hand, new energy providers are emerging offering higher levels of service, and even changes in the way energy is priced and consumed. Just over the horizon is the looming impact of the new consumer data right, that
Australia’s energy sector is set to be shaken up by the same data portability regime currently disrupting the country’s banking industry. Built to empower consumers through access to their data, Australia’s Consumer Data Right brings with it new challenges and opportunities to a sector already in flux. Currently, a mix
Australia is headed towards a “completely new” two-sided energy market because of digital technology and consumer power generation, according to the Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC), the statutory body which governs the national electricity and gas markets. In the new “wholly connected” market consumers will be rewarded for buying and
The Australian energy sector is at an inflection point, and the changes are set to cause pain for incumbent utilities companies which are constrained by legacy systems. That’s the assessment from Joe Locandro, Chief Digital and Transformation Officer for the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO). Webinar: Register now to find
The Australian government has worked with Xero and AlphaBeta to develop an online tool to let small businesses across Australia check if they are paying too much for energy. The Small Business Energy Check is built on a statistical model that uses data from Xero Small Business Insights (Xero SBI),
NAB has helped strengthen the growth prospects of Brighte, a digital credit platform that facilitates payment plans for solar energy, batteries and home improvements, by helping it secure $130 million to meet increasing demand for its products. NAB arranged a $130 million asset-backed securitisation warehouse and this month provided $80
Cover Story: Why Electricity retailers will pay you to use less power. And other ways the energy market is changing.
Emerging business models in energy retail are designed to help consumers save money, and in some scenarios even earn money from the devices in their homes – flipping the traditional electricity retail model on its head. The industry is approaching a tipping point. In deregulated markets like Australia utility companies
Can Robots help Australian businesses navigate the complex energy market and save millions of dollars in energy costs. That’s the claim by BidEnergy which says its data demonstrates that over the last 12 months robots found savings totaling $2.6 million in 822 instances amongst a sample of its customer base.