Latest articles on commercial energy for the future
April Energy Market Wrap Up
Read the latest energy market Insights from around the country with our April 2021 Energy Market Wrap Up
A breakdown of Energy Brokering for businesses
As the price of wholesale power fluctuates, Choice Energy is vigilant about keeping your operations energy efficient. By helping you use less, we’re also your assurance against future energy price hikes. Let's break down what this looks like for you and your business.
Brass Tacks: Can I really reduce my energy spend?
For businesses, reducing energy costs may seem more complicated than the simple cost-cutting techniques recommended for residential properties.
When your livelihood and the heart of your product or services depend on the use of machinery, lighting and tools, aiming to reduce costs can feel redundant in the face of growing bills and higher demand. This is where teaming up with an energy management specialist like Choice Energy can assist.
The Yallourn Power Plant closure is a symptom of a larger problem - and it could be harming your business
In response to the growing capability and capacity of clean energy options, Yallourn Power Station is anticipating an early closure, to be replaced by one of the country’s largest Big Battery storage systems. While it sounds great in summary - a move towards a cleaner, efficient country - the closure of one of Victoria’s oldest brown coal power generating plants brings with it a wide range of issues that have the makings of another energy bill disaster for businesses and residents alike.
Future Proofing your business
Australia has one of the most expensive energy markets in the world, with no likelihood to change any time soon. As more coal power stations close, and no political compass for what comes after, we can anticipate seeing the cost of energy continue to rise, as demand increases thanks to population growth and technology development.
So what can you do to future proof your business, and protect yourself from this oncoming concern?
Could changes to the Liddell Power Plant closure cost you thousands?
In 2015, AGL said its 50-year-old Liddell Power plant in the New South Wales Hunter Valley region would shut at the end of 2022, but has pushed this back to 2023 to prevent summer blackouts during the 2022/2023 hotter months.
It sounds fine on paper - but what does it mean for you and your energy bills?