We all know about (and expect) the increased energy that comes with eating chocolate, but have you ever thought about the amount of energy it takes to make it? It takes a lot of cooling to keep Easter eggs at the perfect eating temperature. That’s why Heritage Fine Chocolates (now Darrell Lea Chocolates), have installed AGL solar panels at their Rowville factory - reducing their energy costs and emissions.
The ERA’s draft decision forms part of an ongoing consultation with stakeholders concerning ATCO Gas Australia’s access arrangement to the Mid-West and South-West Gas Distribution Systems in Western Australia for 2020- 2024.
The Energy Users Association of Australia released a National Gas Strategy Discussion Paper proposing solutions to gas supply issues. How does this support steps AGL is taking to address gas supply?
How is our portfolio evolving to meet changes in demand and technology? Peaking power, like the proposed Kanmantoo Pumped Hydro project can be flexible and responsive to demand – providing extra energy when it’s needed most.
The Essential Services Commission Victoria (ESC) recently consulted on their draft decision on family violence provisions for energy retailers. AGL has been actively engaging and supporting the ESC on this matter which you can read more about here.
One of the big questions with renewables is, what happens when the sun’s not shining and the wind’s not blowing? Flexible and firming energy sources like large-scale battery storage is the answer.
AGL recently responded to the Essential Service Commission of Victoria’s (the Commission’s) draft decision on the technical draft decision for the implementation of new Victorian energy fact sheets. Find out more.
On 4 April, AGL made a submission to the Essential Services Commission on the Victorian Default Offer Draft Advice. Read more.
The development of a hydrogen industry in Australia is a compelling opportunity to consider. AGL made a submission to the Taskforce’s request for input, which is available here.