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Why energy prices will fall, with or without the new NEG

Don't trust any politician who is in favour of the National Energy Guarantee (NEG). The federal government has claimed that the NEG is the first energy policy to integrate climate policy with the economy. It doesn’t. It has also claimed that the NEG will deliver

15 August 2018|Education, Energy Bills|

Eastern Creek Solar – 44kW

Eastern Creek Solar - 44kW: The owners of this large industrial space in western Sydney knew they had a lot of solar potential, but weren't 100% sure on how to deliver a reliable and cost-effective solar project. Voltio initially helped this customer in a consulting

27 July 2018|Client Work, Solar Energy|

Voltio receives ENM approval from AEMO

Voltio is an approved Embedded Network Manager The Australian energy market regulator, AEMO, has accredited Voltio as an Embedded Network Manager (ENM). The ENM role is a new position created under the Australian Energy Market Commission's (AEMC) rulings, specifically the Power of Choice review. The

19 June 2018|Embedded Networks, News|

Camp Hill Solar – 24.3kW

Camp Hill Solar - 24.3kW: A series of five Hamptons inspired homes were being developed in a suburban area in Brisbane. The property developers approached Voltio looking for a solar solution in order to reduce grid energy costs, and attract progressive buyers. Working in collaboration with the

15 May 2018|Client Work, Solar Energy|

Head-to-head: Old power bill vs New power bill

If your business hasn’t reviewed its electricity offer or contract lately, chances are you’re not receiving the best deal. Working with an energy broker, like Voltio, is a smart way ensure you’re not paying a ‘loyalty tax’ to your current energy retailer. In other words,

21 April 2018|Education, Energy Bills|

Why are property owners falling in love with Embedded Networks?

In basic terms, Embedded Networks can create financial and reputational benefits for people and organisations who own multi-occupant sites. In addition to helping the owner achieve their goals, an Embedded Network can also create cheaper electricity for tenants too - talk about a perfect match!

14 February 2018|Education, Embedded Networks|

Freshwater Solar – 5.2kW

Freshwater Solar - 5.2kW: This family home in Freshwater in Sydney's northern beaches was perfectly positioned for solar. The customer contacted Voltio knowing solar energy could help them reduce their quarterly electricity bill, but didn't know how to go about delivering the project. Voltio conducted

10 February 2018|Client Work, Solar Energy|

Key themes from Australian Utility Week

The Australian Utility Week (AUW) conference has just wrapped up for another year and our Voltio attendees enjoyed a couple of action-packed days in Melbourne. Firstly, a little bit of context for those readers who aren’t familiar with AUW. The conference has been running for

1 December 2017|Education, News|

Deadline extended for Embedded Network operators.

AER announce a transitional approach for Embedded Network compliance. The Australian Energy Regulator (AER) has announced that embedded network operators have until 31 March 2018, rather than 1 December 2018, to appoint an Embedded Network Manager. During this period embedded network operators will need to

11 November 2017|Education, Embedded Networks, News|

Will the National Energy Guarantee create savings?

Will we see any real savings from the government’s National Energy Guarantee? In mid October, the federal government announced that they will be scrapping the Clean Energy Target (CET) proposed by Chief Scientist Alan Finkel, in favour of a new energy policy called the National

20 October 2017|News|