The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has announced $838,000 in funding to Origin Energy to undertake an electric vehicle (EV) smart charging trial across the National Electricity Market (NEM). Origin will provide and install 150 smart chargers to incentivise new and existing EV owners to participate in the trial. The smart chargers will be installed … Continue reading ARENA funding to boost uptake of smart charging for EVs
Vivid Technology and Origin Energy have partnered to develop LightingFlex, a lighting-as-a-service product, leveraging Vivid Technology’s intelligent Internet-of-Things (IoT) lighting platform MATRIXX. Vivid Technology states that its MATRIXX intelligent IoT lighting platform reduces lighting energy costs by as much as 90 per cent and is up to 74 per cent more efficient than typical LED systems. According to … Continue reading Origin, Vivid Technology partner to offer intelligent lighting platform
Origin Energy has entered into an agreement to sell its conventional upstream oil and gas business, Lattice Energy, to Beach Energy for $1.59 billion. As part of the sale, Origin has secured access to a significant portion to Lattice Energy’s future east coast gas production under long-term gas supply agreements to support its domestic gas business. … Continue reading Origin sells $1.59b Lattice Energy
Santos has signed a new agreement with energy supplier Origin, which they say demonstrates its continued support for Australia’s manufacturing industry. Under the agreement, Santon and Origin will supply ethane gas to the Sydney-based manufacturer Qenos – Australia’s sole producer of polyethylene and global supplier of polymers – until the end of 2019. Ethane processed at … Continue reading Santos, Origin gas agreement to continue support for Australian manufacturing
More gas could become available for east coast buyers after Origin Energy concluded a 90-day performance test at its Australia Pacific LNG plant in Queensland. During the testing period, the plant achieved high operational performance across all key metrics associated with the test, Origin confirmed. Running non stop for 90 days, the facility produced on … Continue reading Origin testing offers hope to domestic gas market
From July 1, South Australia will surpass Denmark as having the most expensive power in the world. Energy companies AGL, EnergyAustralia and Origin Energy will all be increasing their electricity prices this Saturday. On average, AGL will be increasing its prices by 18 per cent, EnergyAustralia by 19.9 per cent, and Origin Energy by 16.1 … Continue reading SA power prices to become world’s most expensive
Chinese manufacturer Goldwind has acquired an up-to-530MW wind farm project from Origin Energy, in what the company says is the largest wind farm power purchase agreement in Australia. Goldwind paid AU$110 million for the Stockyard Hill Wind Farm project, located in Victoria. Origin Energy also agreed to purchase all the energy and renewable energy certificates … Continue reading Chinese manufacturer makes Australia’s biggest wind deal
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission has instituted proceedings against Supagas and Speed-E-Gas in the first cartel case since Amcor/Visy.