The Energy Concession Extension Scheme (ECES) provides payents to assist eligible concession card holders with the cost of their electricity use. To find out more information, click here.
WA is experiencing a coal supply shortage due to financial difficulties of some suppliers, compounded by wet weather. This has translated into much higher spot and forward electricity prices. Additionally, Synergy’s 100MW battery and some smaller new generators are not operational as planned. Currently about 35% of certified generation in the SWIS is on outage […]
The Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) has called for Supplementary Reserve Capacity for only the second time since WA’s electricity market was deregulated in 2006. More capacity may be required to ensure there is enough generation capacity to meet revised higher demand forecasts and cover for generators that are not operational or are having fuel […]
The WA State Government started developing options to mandate Renewable Hydrogen as a fuel source in WA’s electricity grid. See more information here. A Renewable Hydrogen Target for Western Australia (www.wa.gov.au) Below is an excerpt from Change Energy’s submission. Electricity generated from hydrogen is not yet commercial Although (renewable) hydrogen has been at the forefront […]
For unbundled customers, Capacity Charges have been reset for the start of the October 2022 capacity year. These charges are based on consumption during the summer of 21-22. If you participated in Change Energy’s Summer Demand Management Program and reduced your consumption when we issued peak alerts, your Capacity Charges could now be dramatically reduced. […]
Change Energy has issued statements for the 2021-22 Financial year to customers eligible for solar buyback. Due to GST rules, Change Energy requires customers to send us an invoice in order to make payment on any solar exported back to the grid. If you’d like to know about how solar might fit your business, please […]
Some see solar PV generation as beautiful, zero-carbon, virtually free electricity for everyone to share. However, this month, the Western Australia government and the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) has called out the ugly side of our solar surge – the ever increasing “duck curve.” In its most recent report on energy security, AEMO told […]
So what is grid peak demand and why do you need to know about it? Here at Change Energy, we help our business customers in WA reduce their energy bills by finding efficiencies within their energy usage. Understanding grid peak demand and when these periods might occur, can help inform your energy behaviour and ultimately help to reduce your energy bill.
Have you heard about the WA Government’s $600 household electricity credit? If you’re a residential homeowner (or resident) living in Western Australia, then you could be eligible to receive $600 towards your electricity bills this Summer.
2019-20 Financial Year Solar Buyback Change Energy will be issuing statements for the 2019-20 financial year to customers eligible for solar buyback. Due to GST rules, Change Energy requires customers to send us an invoice in order to make payment on any solar exported back to the grid. This financial year, Change Energy will be […]