To say 2020 has been challenging would be an understatement! Based in Melbourne, we have gone from extreme bushfires to a pandemic that has shut down Victoria not just once, but twice.
Through all the turmoil the energy markets have held up well. Demand has dropped just a couple of percent compared to 12 months ago. However electricity prices have dipped, and we discuss some of the reasons behind this. We also delve into the future of Portland Aluminium smelter, and what that might mean for electricity prices.
Our Amcor case study looks at the issues large energy users face in fragmented markets. With high energy requirements and complex contracts in place, Amcor has used Smart Power to provide clarity when choosing new suppliers.
Sustainability is a vital long-term goal – but how do you achieve it? The first step should be to create accurate reports on your actual carbon emissions. This may sound daunting but there’s a simple solution. Scroll down to find out more.
We’re here to empower business, so if there’s anything you’d like to know, please get in touch.
In this issue:
- Market update August 2020
- Portland Smelter – will it stay or will it go?
- Energy savings neatly packaged for Amcor.
- Aiming for sustainability? We can help.
Read the full issue here: Get Smart September 2020