Australians are likely to experience a 53.8 per cent increase in energy prices in Victoria from the fourth quarter of 2018 to the first quarter of 2019. Other states are expected to see similar increases, according to predictions from the Australian Energy Regulator. For Victoria, this would mean the dollar per megawatt hour could jump … Continue reading Saving on energy costs by using the right equipment
According to the AFGC, the NEG could potentially help provide confidence to the food and grocery manufacturing sector which is seeing a doubling and tripling of energy bills.
ReNu Energy has announced that the Goulburn Bioenergy Project, located at the Southern Meats abattoir in Goulburn has reached practical completion and commenced commercial operation.
Magna-Power Electronics, a worldwide leader in programmable high output DC power supplies, announces the appointment of Emona Instruments as their Australian and New Zealand distributor.
With wholesale energy prices in Australia predicted to rise by as much as 200 per cent over the next three years, the need to manage energy costs in business is becoming urgent.
The ACCC has issued a draft determination proposing to allow businesses in the new Eastern Energy Buyers Group (EEBG) to run joint tender processes for electricity and gas. EEBG’s members operate in the agriculture industry and are industrial energy users. Members have significant operations in Victoria and some operations interstate. The proposed joint tender process … Continue reading ACCC proposes to allow agribusinesses joint purchasing of energy
Dairy Connect and renewables supplier, Solar Bay, have announced an alliance designed ultimately to build dairy producer solar energy technologies and funding packages.
NHP has released a premium range of basic power supplies that offer a cost-effective solution without compromising reliability, efficiency and application flexibility.
NHP has release an energy meter with National Measurement Institute (NMI) pattern approval – the EM24DIN from Carlo Gavazzi.
Chemistry Australia CEO Samantha Read has said that manufacturers in the Australian chemistry industry are not seeing an end to rising east coast gas prices.
In light of Australia’s bid to reduce its carbon emissions by 2030, Steven Impey takes a look at how the food-processing sector is reacting to changing views on energy cost.
CST Wastewater Solutions will showcase successful waste-to-energy technologies at foodPro 2017 in Sydney from July 16-19.
Visitors to Ozwater in Sydney last week had a chance to see CST Wastewater Solutions’ latest waste-to-energy technologies.
The government has promised to halve the price manufacturers pay for gas to ensure affordable supplies across the industry.
Rising energy costs will force the food giant Woolworths to hike its grocery prices, its CEO has warned. Speaking at a business forum in Melbourne, Brad Banducci said the company’s $360 million energy bill was increasing as the company placed a higher priority on its health foods. “We manage what we can manage with energy efficiency,” … Continue reading Hiked energy prices will force larger grocery bill, Woolworths warns
The Government has revealed a $2b plan to boost energy generated by the Snowy Hydro Scheme by 50 per cent.
A new Australian Industry Group (Ai Group) report, Energy shock: No gas, no power, no future?, concludes that Australia’s energy policy risks sending Australian jobs offshore. The report finds that businesses and households will see an increase in costs, wholesale electricity prices are almost doubling and spot prices are becoming more volatile. It also found … Continue reading Energy policy could see jobs go offshore – report
Solgen Energy Group’s executive general manager David Naismith talks about renewable energy, the solar industry and the challenges associated with the growing solar power storage sector. Could you tell us more about Solgen’s business direction here in Australia and what are your plans for your customers here? David Naismith: Solgen Energy Group is a leading solar … Continue reading The future of solar energy in Australia
New Zealand chocolate maker Whittaker’s and Meridian Energy have launched a Special Edition Giveaway ‘Brooklyn Block’ chocolate to celebrate their new partnership.
High energy costs are putting pressure on food manufacturers and threatening jobs in the sector, according to a report by the Australian Food and Grocery Council.