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AGL Energy

13 October 2021
5 minute read

Powering disability inclusion

Last year AGL signed up to the Valuable 500 and we launched our first Disability Action Plan to play our part in improving accessibility and inclusion for the 4.3 million people who live with disability in Australia.

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John Chambers

4 August 2021
7 minute read

Where the rubber hits the road on electric vehicles

How market forces and government policy must converge to drive adoption.

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AGL Energy

16 June 2021
4 min Read

What it means to offset carbon

As we transition to a new energy future, Australians are increasingly looking to live more sustainable lives – by minimising and mitigating their carbon emissions. But how does carbon offsetting work?

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AGL Energy

2 June 2021
4 min Read

Helping diverse communities take charge of their energy

We’re partnering with Voices for Power to help improve energy literacy within culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities.

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Christine Corbett

24 May 2021
3 minute read

Customer driven innovation

For more than 180 years, AGL has been innovating with our customers to deliver increasingly simple and convenient experiences that provide choice, value and flexibility.

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Christine Corbett

24 May 2021
3 minute read

Customer driven innovation

For more than 180 years, AGL has been innovating with our customers to deliver increasingly simple and convenient experiences that provide choice, value and flexibility.

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AGL Energy

17 February 2021
3 minute read

Ask AGL…

Did you know you can ‘Ask Alexa’ to help you monitor your energy usage? Amazon Alexa has developed an app so you can ask her to pay your bill, help you understand and manage your energy consumption, and even let you know when it’s the right time to turn off household appliances!

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AGL Energy

21 January 2021
5 minute read

Growing with AGL

Scott Milliner on being different and giving apprentices their start.

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AGL Energy

3 December 2020
4 minute read

Equal opportunity to progress and grow

To recognise International Day of People with Disability (3 December), two of our Disability Working Group members – Chris Nicholson-Doyle and Flora McGrath – share their experiences of living with, and caring for people, with a disability.

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AGL Energy

30 November 2020
3 minute read

Powering progress with a legal lens

Chris Goodyear, Head of Legal – Major Projects, Operations and People, recently shared some of his experiences at AGL and how, as a business, we’re overcoming complex challenges and delivering exceptional outcomes for our customers and communities.

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AGL Energy

12 November 2020
3 minute read

Keeping our promise to our people

At AGL, we believe progress is powered by our people. That’s why we’re showcasing our People Promise and the unique employee experiences we offer our people right across the business.

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AGL Energy

9 November 2020
2 minute read

Tech careers in focus: Meet Alisha

Alisha Bailey, Head of Digital Product and Experience in AGL’s Future Business and Technology team was recently awarded Digital Experience Leader of the Year in the 2020 Women in Digital Awards. Read her story.

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AGL Energy

9 November 2020
5 minute read

Expanding hearts and minds on the reconciliation journey

Our path towards reconciliation includes the development of a Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) – which we will launch later this year – but our vision remains to nurture respectful partnerships and create meaningful opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

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John Chambers

20 October 2020
4 minute read

The good stuff happens at the intersection

From lighting Australia’s first gas street lamp in Sydney in 1841 to embracing new technology, we’ve been innovating to support Australian communities for more than 180 years. Today, we’re collaborating with customers, startups, entrepreneurs & other businesses to spark new ideas about how we better serve our customers.

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AGL Energy

13 October 2020
3 minute read

Energy Advice Packs

Through the Energy for Life program, AGL has developed ‘Energy Advice Packs’ which contain information and advice for households about available support, retailer hardship programs and simple tips to save energy around the home.

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Leigh Lutz

6 October 2020
3 minutes

Dylan’s battery experience

When our VPP customers check their billing, they can now also see performance data about their solar & battery system. Hear more about this Australian-first digital experience from Dylan Verheijden, one of our unique customers who's also on the team behind the tech!

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AGL Energy

5 October 2020
3 minute read

AGL affirms the Darlington Statement

Today we’re pleased to announce our support for intersex communities across Australia and New Zealand by affirming the Darlington Statement.

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Daniel Moore

2 October 2020
4 minute read

Serious about safety

We’re constantly examining the way we work to ensure that our people remain as safe as possible – especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Catherine Mooney

29 September 2020
3 minute read

A promise to the people: Catherine Mooney

We believe progress is powered by our people and we’re here to support them – always. Creating a flexible workplace means we can support our people to work in a way that best suits them.

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AGL Energy

28 September 2020
3 minute read

Driving disability inclusion globally

This week, AGL committed to The Valuable 500, a global collective aiming to improve disability inclusion and accessibility. This makes us the first Australian energy company to join the collective!

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Jessica Esler

17 September 2020
3 minute read

Wayne’s world of energy

After more than 40 years, Wayne Godfrey – one of our longest-serving people – is retiring. Energy was a different world when he began – what did it look like?

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Jessica Esler

11 September 2020
3 minute read

A promise to the people: Denise Ooi

Our progress is powered by people – so we’re here to support them however we can. Denise Ooi shares her unique story about flexibility.

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Jessica Esler

4 September 2020
3 minute read

The future of flexibility and fatherhood

In the lead up to Father’s Day this Sunday, we caught up with Bryce Binnie and Daniel Vlahovic – two of our working parents – to see how COVID-19 has changed their perception of flexible working and allowed them to spend more time with their families.

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Jessica Esler

28 August 2020
3 minute read

Helping young people reach their pinnacle

Everybody has the right to be proud of who they are. But for Olivia – AGL’s first Pinnacle Foundation scholarship recipient – growing up as an LGBTI+ person in the Latrobe Valley wasn’t always easy.

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Hannah Fagan

24 August 2020
4 minute read

Unleashing the power of innovation

What do a civil engineer, a concert pianist, and a marketing creative have in common? They’re our Entrepreneurs in Residence – three people charged with coming up with unconventional solutions to the future’s problems.

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Christine Corbett

14 August 2020
2 minute read

What it means to put the customer first

For almost two centuries, AGL has been focused on innovating to enhance the lives of Australians. Our Chief Customer Officer, Christine Corbett, explains how this is central part of our FY20 results.

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João Segorbe

30 July 2020
4 minute read

Charting the pathway to the future

Our strategy and our Climate Statement come together in the belief that Australia’s energy future will be affordable and smart. Importantly, it will be low emissions based, helping tackle climate change.

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Jessica Esler

29 July 2020
3 minute read

Strong communities, through crisis

Our Community team is made up of unique people who talk to communities and ensure their ideas and issues are heard. But what happens when communities are shut down by COVID-19 restrictions? You find a solution.

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Jessica Esler

23 July 2020
3 minute read

Volunteering the WA way

Volunteering is vital always – but never more so than in the middle of COVID-19, when communities and charities are doing it tough. Our WA team is leading the way – and it’s reaping unexpected benefits.

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AGL Energy

16 July 2020
3 minute read

Lighting up the streets of Sydney

Today we light up millions of homes and businesses. But in 1837, we had a much humbler mission: light up the Sydney streets with gas lamps.

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Jessica Esler

8 July 2020
3 minute read

Volunteering…virtually

Through COVID-19 and the recession, charities are forced to do more with less. Our people are finding innovative solutions to continue supporting the causes that are important to them – like virtual volunteering to help those experiencing homelessness.

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Hannah Fagan

7 July 2020
2 minute read

Tech careers in focus: mum’s the word

Balancing your career and your responsibilities as a parent is tough – and that was before the COVID-19 pandemic. Nat Pinder interviewed for a job while seven months pregnant – and as the best candidate for the job - she got it.

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Marg Mitchell

1 July 2020
4 minute read

Breaking the cycle of poverty

Education is key to breaking the cycle of poverty. One of our strategic partners, The Smith Family, helps young Australians from disadvantaged backgrounds succeed at school, so they can create better futures for themselves.

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AGL Energy

18 June 2020
3 minute read

generating-flexible-solutions

Perth Energy’s 120 MW Kwinana Swift Power Station underwent some delicate maintenance recently… involving us physically lifting the entire generator out of its housing. Have a look inside.

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Rosanna Vazey

10 June 2020
3 minute read

Listening to our communities

As an essential service provider and a large employer in regional communities it’s important that we create shared value by partnering with the communities where we operate. We’ve asked them what they think and what they’d like to see from us.

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AGL Energy

3 June 2020
4 minute read

Supporting our graduates and apprentices

COVID-19 has disrupted the way many of us work. How do we balance making sure our people are safe – while making sure our graduates and apprentices aren’t disadvantaged by circumstances out of their control?

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Aleks Smits

2 June 2020
4 MIN READ

Helping diverse communities take charge of their energy

We’re partnering with Voices for Power to help improve energy literacy within culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities.

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Jessica Esler

22 May 2020
3 minute read

AGL families supporting one another

Many of us are currently balancing work, parenting, and remote schooling due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Even Mother’s Day looked a little different this year!

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AGL Energy

18 May 2020
5 minute read

Protecting our people and our assets

Safety is our number one priority on our generation sites. That’s why we put in place wide-ranging measures to stop the spread of COVID-19 onto our sites, which generate power for millions of Australians.

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Linda Covic

11 May 2020
3 minute read

Safety under the toughest conditions

As an essential service provider, our people work in some of the toughest places on Earth – like the isolated, remote, 50°C Cooper Basin. But be it there, or in your home or business, safety is paramount.

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Alexandra Lee

1 May 2020
5 minute read

In their words: COVID-19 and the contact centre

COVID-19 has sent shockwaves around the world. A major concern for employees and employers alike is: how can we best protect people while they do their jobs?

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Jessica Esler

24 April 2020
5 minute read

Anzac spirit lives in all of us

Tomorrow is Anzac Day, a day when we remember all Australians and New Zealanders who have served in wars, conflicts, peacekeeping, and disaster operations – especially those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice.

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Jessica Esler

17 April 2020
4 minute read

Finding the new normal

We're all feeling the burden of these challenging and uncertain times. As governments and businesses introduce new measures to prevent the spread of the pandemic, many of us find ourselves pondering the increasingly personal impacts of this 'new normal' – particularly those with caring responsibilities.

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AGL Energy

16 April 2020
3 minute read

Investing in the future of work

Over the past few weeks, working from home has become the norm for millions of people around the world.

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David Bland

8 April 2020
5 minute read

We’re here for our customers

It’s an unusual time for all of us. We know many of our customers are faced with an uncertain future as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, which in many cases comes with increased financial stress.

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AGL Energy

3 April 2020
2 minute read

Buddying up at Mount Beauty

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is beginning to be realised across the world – but people in Australian communities are stepping up to the crease to lend their mates a hand – however they can. One of those people is one of our people – Gary Cox, Business Improvement Specialist in our operational division.

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AGL Energy

25 March 2020
2 minute read

Taking control at Torrens

We’re working responsibly and following the best advice from the government and medical authorities on COVID-19. Many of our people have roles that allow them to work from home, and those people are working remotely. But many of our people need to be on site to do their jobs and can’t work from home. Amanda Richardson is one of those people turning up at site to keep the lights on for millions of Australians.

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AGL Energy

6 March 2020
2 minute read

Devils in the details

While AGL operates some of the biggest solar farms in Australia, there’s no doubt the smaller projects can have a big impact too – like the solar and battery system on the Devil Ark conservation facility in remote NSW.

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AGL Energy

5 March 2020
3 minute read

People-powered progress at Mount Beauty

How often do you find a mother and son working together in the new renewable energy sector? Well, that’s what Marion and Ken Birt do – and it works for them.

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AGL Energy

3 March 2020
3 minute read

Developing shared value with our communities

Generating energy for millions of Australians means AGL has operations in local communities across Australia - from the Western Downs to the Latrobe Valley, Mount Beauty to the Hunter Valley, and Torrens Island to Broken Hill.

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Jessica Esler

25 February 2020
3 minute read

How our people are helping communities recover and rebuild

The devastating bushfire season has been unprecedented. Our communities on the eastern coast have now endured three extreme weather events back to back. There's been drought, the wide-spread bushfires, and – most recently – heavy rain and floods.

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Jessica Esler

4 February 2020
3 minute read

The digital meter revolution

As the energy mix in Australia continues to evolve to incorporate the rapid growth of renewable generation, new technologies are required to support, enable, and push us into the future. While this technological evolution can be as large in scale as turning cities that mine the earth into cities that mine the sun, it can also be much closer to home – like the evolution of the humble electricity meter.

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AGL Energy

31 January 2020
2 minute read

Shining a light on our people

As an essential service provider and one of Australia’s oldest companies, we take our role in in the community seriously. We’re committed to our purpose, ‘Progress for Life’, which is a relentless determination to make things better for our customers, our communities, our planet, and our economy.

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AGL Energy

31 January 2020
3 minute read

People-powered progress at Torrens and Barker Inlet Power Stations

AGL has a long history in Australia – we’re 184 years old. And for many people, it’s almost a family business – just ask Jim and Jonathan Schroeter.

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AGL Energy

31 January 2020
3 minute read

People-powered progress at Silverton

Broken Hill is one of the oldest cities in Australia. The Silver City has been a mining town for more than a century. And according to AGL’s Adam Mackett, Broken Hill and nearby Silverton are going to continue being mining towns for decades to come – but they’re going to mining something very different.

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David Bland

21 January 2020
4 minute read

Bushfire relief – we’re in it for the long run

The past few months have been tough. We have all been touched by the bushfires – no matter how far from the firefronts we may be, it is impossible to not be moved by the scenes spread across the news and on social media – and, for some, right on their doorstep.

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Theo Comino

20 December 2019
4 minute read

Lighting up Christmas

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas… but how much energy does it take to light up all those Christmas lights? And more importantly, just how many Christmas lights could we light up?

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Christine Corbett

12 December 2019
3 minute read

Listening to our Customers

Our customers are at the centre of all we do at AGL. When they need to reach out to us, we’re focused on making that experience as simple and efficient as possible. Hear from our Chief Customer Officer, Christine Corbett , on what we’re doing.

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Jessica Esler

25 November 2019
3 minute read

Ending domestic violence

Today is the United Nations’ International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. As a company with 3.7 million customers and 3,700 employees, we have the power to make a real impact towards achieving respect and equality for all – which is why we must speak up to stamp out Family and Domestic Violence (FDV) in Australia.

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AGL Energy

19 November 2019
3 minute read

Knifeless splice at Loy Yang A

More than 30 km of heavy-duty conveyer belts support the Latrobe Valley’s Loy Yang A power station in Victoria – and invariably, these conveyer belts get damaged and have to be repaired. The 50-80 repairs – or belt splices – that are completed each year are carried out by contractors from Belle Banne Conveyer Services. After a spate of knife-injuries at parent company Fenner Dunlop, they asked – is it possible to make these repairs without knives, and decrease the injury rate?

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Jessica Esler

8 November 2019
5 minute read

Inspiring the energy leaders of the future

Diversity in our ideas and our people is important – but more than that, it’s vital to foster viable career pathways that the best and brightest of the next generation want to pursue. That’s why we’re connecting with young STEM students and leaders – the innovators who will shape the world’s technical, social, and commercial future. We’re also leading the way when it comes to improving gender equality in energy.

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AGL Energy

4 November 2019
7 minute read

Fast and flexible energy from Barker Inlet Power Station

The influx of utility-scale renewables and rooftop solar means there’s a greater need for highly flexible firming energy sources which can be activated at a moment’s notice during times of high demand. The Barker Inlet Power Station (or BIPS) is nearing the final stages of construction, and it exemplifies this firming capacity.

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Eleanor McCracken-Hewson

4 October 2019
3 minute read

Charting the course for energy consumers

We’ve released our first Energy Charter Disclosure Report on our performance against the five guiding principles of the charter. But how does the Energy Charter benefit everyday people and communities?

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AGL Energy

17 September 2019
3 minute read

Supporting STEM Sisters at AGL Loy Yang

It’s important to encourage the next generation of STEM superstars to follow their dreams. AGL Loy Yang hosted a group of Year 10 girls from Traralgon Secondary College and Lowanna College onsite and gave them a unique opportunity to see the inner workings of one of Victoria’s largest power station.

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AGL Energy

13 September 2019
3 minute read

Spotlight on Mount Beauty Community

This is Mount Beauty. We’ve been operating in this amazing part of Victoria since 2005, and we’ve created a close relationship with the community there. Investing in energy generation is a priority for us - but equally important is supporting the community and what matters to them.

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AGL Energy

12 September 2019
3 minute read

Change normal: you can’t be what you can’t see

Meera Shanaaz Aneez has spent 20 years in technology – and now she’s inspiring young women to enter STEM too. Her work and life is featured in this month’s edition of the Australian Women’s Weekly as part of the 2019 Women of the Future awards.

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AGL Energy

29 August 2019
5 minute read

Supporting country women

As an essential service provider, with most of our operational sites in regional and country areas, AGL is committed to supporting our farmers. We’ve partnered with the University of the Sunshine Coast and Lifeline to bring to life real stories of country women living through drought and adversity.

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AGL Energy

6 August 2019
4 minute read

Follow your dreams – no matter what

Graduate electrical engineer Junieta Sequeira knew she wanted to be an engineer – and chased that dream, despite the protestations of her family and friends. Now she’s championing diversity at AGL.

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AGL Energy

17 July 2019
3 minute read

Engaging the community on what matters to them

Our Staying Connected program is for the benefit of vulnerable customers but it’s only going to be of benefit, if the community is aware of it. That’s why we proactively engage on the issues that matter to our customers, like last week’s ConnectEd session hosted by Uniting Communities in SA which was translated into four different languages.

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AGL Energy

4 July 2019
4 minute read

From glitch to glory: lighting up Sydney 2000

It’s one of the most iconic scenes in Australian sporting history – but a heart-stopping glitch added some extra drama to the Sydney 2000 Opening Ceremony. Find out how a small group of AGL engineers were involved in this infamous moment.

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AGL Energy

27 June 2019
3 minute read

Powering Pride in Gippsland

The Gippsland Pride Cup is in its third year – and more exciting and popular than ever before. Especially in regional areas, sports clubs are places where young people can feel a real sense of belonging – and it’s vital to support that.

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AGL Energy

20 June 2019
3 minute read

Why we’re taking action to address family and domestic violence

When it comes to family and domestic violence, we refuse to be bystanders. We are committed to leading by example and changing normal so we can address this devastating issue.

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AGL Energy

13 June 2019
3 minute read

Giving customers greater control with Energy Alerts

Want to keep on top of your energy usage with your voice? You can now link your AGL account to Amazon Alexa or the Google Assistant and enable notifications.

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AGL Energy

6 June 2019
4 minute read

Change normal: Molly’s path to AGL

Electrician Molly Miller’s gone from being daunted by her all-male classes – to inspiring other young women to consider careers in STEM. Read more about her inspirational story.

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Marg Mitchell

24 May 2019
6 minute read

Energy Advice Packs

AGL’s corporate responsibility program, Energy for Life, builds on AGL’s local community engagement strategy and seeks to make a genuine contribution to the wider community. The program aims to positively respond to emerging sustainability risks, especially with respect to energy-related financial hardship in the community.

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Caterina Cassar

22 May 2019
2 minute read

Introducing AGL PUMP

In response to feedback from our Commercial and Industrial (C&I) business customers, we have developed AGL PUMP (Power Up Modular Purchasing) - a flexible, innovative, digital platform for our business customers to manage their own energy procurement.

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AGL Energy

18 April 2019
3 minute read

Solar powered Easter eggs

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.

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AGL Energy

28 March 2019
4 minute read

A priceless experience

Working flexibly and taking the parental leave available to you could be one of the best things you ever do! We’re proud to share how our very own Mark Ferris has embraced his important role at home and at work.

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AGL Energy

21 March 2019
4 minute read

Using data to make better decisions

Data and analytics are critical for AGL’s success – in enabling growth opportunities, building trust and helping us respond to an industry that is always changing, where technology is transforming the way customers engage with us.

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AGL Energy

8 March 2019
8 minute read

Better the balance, better the world

#IWD offers us the opportunity to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women around the world. This year, the day calls for us to accelerate towards gender balance, with the theme #BalanceforBetter.

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Damien Nicks

4 March 2019
9 minute read

Investing to help energy affordability

Making energy more affordable for our customers, particularly those struggling to pay their bills, is a top priority for AGL. Find out how we’re investing our money for the benefit of our customers and the community.

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AGL Energy

27 February 2019
6 minute read

Recognising a local hero

We’re committed the safety of our people and the communities we operate in. This responsibility for community safety shone through one rainy day last year, when our Production Operator at Camden, Blake Collins, rescued a family involved in a car accident.

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Marg Mitchell

19 February 2019
7 minute read

Solar and then some…

Late last year AGL awarded numerous community grants for the installation of rooftop solar panels. One of the recipients of this grant was the McLaren Vale District War Memorial Hospital. A knock-on effect of the AGL grant was that state funding previously slated for a rooftop solar panels for the Hospital could now be repurposed for additional benefit to the hospital.

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AGL Energy

13 February 2019
10 minute read

Supporting what matters to our communities

AGL’s Camden Gas Project Local Community Investment Program invests funds back into the community, for the community. Supporting community initiatives, projects and events that matter to the people in the Macarthur.

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Eleanor McCracken-Hewson

31 January 2019
6 minute read

We can achieve more, together

With a shared goal to progress the culture and develop solutions to deliver energy in line with community expectations, AGL is proud to be a participant in the first whole-of-industry initiative called The Energy Charter.

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AGL Energy

23 January 2019
6 minute read

A history fuelled by innovation

Proudly Australian for over 180 years, we’re committed to providing safe, sustainable and affordable energy. And with an innovative spirit fuelling our journey, we’ll keep working hard to meet the needs of our customers and the community

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AGL Energy

21 January 2019
8 minute read

How does flexibility work for you?

A flexible workplace fosters innovation, and better reflects the needs and priorities of the community and our customers. We’re proud to share how our very own Nichola Miles has embraced workplace flexibility.

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Con Hristodoulidis

14 January 2019
8 minute read

The importance of addressing affordability

As an essential service provider, we have a responsibility to take a multi-pronged approach to affordability – addressing not just the ‘now’ in terms of prices & assistance, but also by tackling longer-term affordability by increasing supply.

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AGL Energy

12 December 2018
6 minute read

Trading sunshine with AGL Solar Exchange

While Australia is leading the way in the installation of rooftop solar systems, there are many people who can’t put panels on their roof. This could be because they are renting, living in an apartment or a home without a suitable roof, or there may be financial constraints preventing the investment.

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Marg Mitchell

6 December 2018
8 minute read

Powering our community

AGL’s ‘Powering our Community’ is all about encouraging our people to get to know and support their local community.

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Luke Menzel

30 November 2018
8 minute read

Empowering business with energy efficiency

Energy prices and lowering lower carbon emissions would have to be amongst the most talked about topics for 2018. In Australia, a lot of this conversation has revolved around where and how energy is generated.

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Cathlin Thurbon

28 November 2018
11 minute read

Building our best workforce

Our people are our greatest asset – that’s why we’re investing in making AGL a great place to work.

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AGL Energy

7 November 2018
7 minute read

How energy retailers can be disruptors too

AGL was recently recognised at the Australian Computer Society (ACS) Digital Disruptor Awards for delivering industry-leading digital experiences, products and services for our customers.

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Marg Mitchell

5 November 2018
6 minute read

AGL supporting what matters most to our people

Since 2003, AGL’s ‘Energy for Life’ program has provided avenues for our people to support causes that they are passionate about.

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AGL Energy

30 October 2018
9 minute read

Rewarding and harnessing the collective power of customers

The Peak Energy Rewards programs kicks in during periods of high demand. Offering a financial incentive for customers to electively reduce their electricity consumption for short periods of time to collectively lessen the load on the electricity grid.

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AGL Energy

25 September 2018
7 minute read

One Stop, One Story Vulnerability Hub

The ‘One Stop, One Story Vulnerability Hub’ acts as a connector, bringing the available support to the person rather than them having to seek it through complex pathways, over and over again.

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AGL Energy

3 September 2018
4 minute read

Transforming to a renewable hub

Our commitment to a progressive energy future is as evident as ever in Broken Hill and Silverton where the city has transformed to a renewable energy hub. A heritage city that used to mine the earth, is now mining the sun and wind for energy.

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AGL Energy

23 August 2018
4 minute read

Flexibility works

The one thing you need to know about flexibility? The fact that there is no ‘one thing’, because we all have different priorities, experiences and commitments and that means there is no template that will allow everyone to be their best selves at home and at work.

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Tim Nelson

17 August 2018
6 minute read

Demystifying demand response

With ongoing debate about the National Energy Guarantee, there has been a bit of discussion about the merits of ‘demand response’. Demand response is a way to help reduce individual customer bills, improve reliability and reduce the average cost to supply electricity to all households and business.

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Cassandra Hogan

29 June 2018
7 minute read

A steady hand on the tiller of energy policy

A recent report by KPMG for the Australian Energy Council advised on the principles for successful wholesale electricity market design. The principles developed allow for a robust assessment of market design changes under consideration by Energy Council and market institutions.

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AGL Energy

18 June 2018
8 minute read

Our response to the AEMC report on retail competition

On Friday 15 June, the Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) released the Retail Energy Competition Review.

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AGL Energy

28 May 2018
3 minute read

Diversity and inclusion is part of our DNA

For the second year in a row, AGL was awarded the prestigious Gold Employer status for LGBTI inclusion.

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AGL Energy

25 May 2018
10 minute read

Submission to AEMC National Energy Retail Amendment (advance notice of price changes) rule consultation

On 25 May 2018, AGL made a submission in response to the Australian Energy Market Commission’s (AEMC) National Energy Retail Amendment (advance notice of price changes) rule consultation.

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AGL Energy

25 May 2018
10 minute read

Submission to AER on draft benefit change notice guidelines

On 21 May, AGL made a submission to the Australian Energy Regulator (AER) in response to its draft benefit change notice guidelines.

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AGL Energy

13 April 2018
4 minute read

Submission: Proposed rule change - advanced notification of price variation

On 13 April 2018, AGL made a submission in response to: Proposed rule change - advanced notification of price variation.

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AGL Energy

2 February 2018
2 minute read

AGL Energy Insights

Enabling customers to take control of their energy use is a positive step in the innovation of energy retail.

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Gabby Sundstrom

9 January 2018
3 minute read

Submission to Treasury's Paper Bill Fee RIS

In November 2017, Treasury released a Consultation Regulatory Impact Statement (RIS) on Paper Billing and the associated fees charged to..

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Gabby Sundstrom

10 November 2017
3 minute read

Submission in response to the ESC's draft Guidance Note on the Payment Difficulties Framework

The Australian Bureau of Statistics released the ‘yes’ result of Australia’s marriage equali survey today.

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Gabby Sundstrom

6 November 2017
3 minute read

Submission in response to the NSW Government's changes to the NSW Social Code

AGL's recent submission in response to the NSW Government's changes to the NSW Social Code.

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Rosanna Vazey

1 November 2017
2 minute read

Employee engagement - creating a great place to work

AGL recognizes that maintaining a high level of employee engagement is key to attracting and retaining talented people and, ultimately, for the...

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Cathlin Thurbon

30 October 2017
6 minute read

Health and safety

At AGL, health and safety is central to everything that we do. In fact, ‘safety and beyond’ is one of our four core values.

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Cathlin Thurbon

20 September 2017
5 minute read

Responding to family and domestic violence

In recognition that individuals, organisations and communities must all play a role in changing the way we support people impacted by family and domestic violence, AGL’s integrated domestic violence policy supports our people and customers who are impacted by domestic violence.

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Eleanor McCracken-Hewson

14 September 2017
7 minute read

FY17 sustainability report: energy prices and affordability

AGL’s FY17 Sustainability Report covers a range of matters of particular interest to our customers. One of these is energy prices and affordability.

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Eleanor McCracken-Hewson

4 September 2017
3 minute read

Thriving Communities Partnership: AGL commits as Founding Partner

AGL is pleased to support the Thriving Communities Partnership (TCP) as a Founding Partner.

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Rosanna Vazey

1 June 2017
5 minute read

AGL extends paid parental leave from 14 to 20 weeks

On the United Nations' Global Day of Parents, AGL today announced it will be extending paid parental leave from 14 weeks to a maximum of 20 weeks for employees who are the Primary Carer.

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Theo Comino

25 May 2017
7 minute read

The True Value of Corporate Volunteering

As part of AGL's corporate citizenship program, Energy For Life, we provide paid workdays for employees to volunteer their time and skills to a community group or cause of their choice.

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Marg Mitchell

1 May 2017
6 minute read

AGL signs on as West Coast Eagles Partner

AGL Energy Limited (AGL) last week reinforced its entrance to the Western Australian market by announcing a partnership agreement with the West Coast Eagles.

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AGL Energy

20 January 2017
7 minute read

Proudly Powering Diversity

AGL is proud to announce a new three year partnership with Midsumma to help shine the light on Victoria's diverse gender and sexuality communities.