5 Verified Reasons Australian Energy Participants Should Shift To Cloud | Bravecloud™

Cloud computing is here to stay. Revolutionise your business with Bravecloud™ and operate in high efficiencies while being environmentally responsible. Learn more about the positive attributes of running on the cloud and how to eliminate some of the industry pressures around carbon footprint reduction initiatives What Is Cloud Computing? In simple terms, cloud computing is the delivery […]

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As part of a refreshed commitment to our Australian energy participants, we are pleased to welcome you to our brand new website.

Maintain a reliable and resilient network this Summer.

Consumers may be encouraged to power down over summer in 2019 to avoid power outages during heat waves. Read the full article here If you are a Distributor, this will impact the management of your data and market messages within your existing software platforms. Is your system designed to automate messages based on smart meter data? […]

Ongoing Regulatory Changes Disrupting Growth In The Australian Energy Sector

Changing energy rules There are several bodies that change market rules. Of these, the AEMC is a key organisation that makes and amends the National Energy Rules under the National Energy Laws. These rules and the amendments impact how market participants can operate in the industry and retail sectors. Energy ministers that are responsible for […]

Best Offer regulation changes – how ready are you?

Get ready. Best offer regulation goes live this July. Victorian retailers are just months away from changes to the Victorian Retail Code going live, specifically, the requirement to now display the best available offer on customer bills. Unsure of where you should be, in order to go live in July? We’ve developed a timeline to […]

Major reforms to the Energy Retail Code set to impact Victorian retailers

Key Changes From 1 July 2019, you, as a Victorian energy retailer, will be obliged to*: • tell customers whether they’re on your best generally available energy plan and how much they could save by switching to that plan (best offer message), at least quarterly for electricity bills and at least every 4 months for […]

5 Reasons You Need to Consider 5 Minute Settlement Data When Budgeting This Year.

1 – Regulatory requirement Obvious? Yes … But remember this is also a chance for you to question your requirements. 2 – Meter Data is more critical than you think Your meter data management system is going to be connected to many of your systems (billing, settlements, trading, portals, etc.) 5 minute settlement will likely […]

The importance of strategic partnerships for Retailers in the Australian Energy Market.

4 tips when choosing your partner. In order to ensure a successful partnership, utilities should consider the following: Examine what complementary skills and services each partner possesses and what the collaboration will be able to achieve Look for common values and a shared vision Clearly define the objectives, goals and purpose of the partnership Check […]

Are your systems ready for the pile-up of 5-minute settlement data?

Why five-minute settlement? The National Electricity Market (NEM) operates as a gross pool market, where all electricity delivered to the market is traded 24-hours a day, seven days a week. The Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) manages trading in the NEM, according to trading rules governed by the National Electricity Rules. AEMO dispatches electricity every […]