Understanding the electricity market

Wednesday, Feb 8, 2017

One hour briefing for the wine industry on electricity. An expert panel explains about the market and how to reduce your costs.

Confused about the electricity market?

Want to know how to reduce your costs?

The South Australian Wine Industry Association is presenting a panel discussion session on the electricity market specifically tailored for the wine industry.
Join us with a panel of experts (including energy brokers, retailers, resource efficiency consultants) as we explain some of the main questions and challenges faced by vineyards and wineries in how you use and consume electricity, including:

  1. How are prices likely to change in the future?
  2. What are the key causes of the price increases? (Renewables? Gas supply? Network?)
  3. Why are SA prices higher than other States?
  4. Confused by your energy bills? Learn how to understand them.
  5. How are network charges changing?
  6. What can I do to minimise my electricity costs?
  7. Explaining the jargon about: Energy efficiency, Procurement & brokering, Peak shaving, Shifting load, Power generation and storage …
  8. How can I get data about my usage pattern?

Cost: SAWIA Members $33.00 per person (inc GST), Non Members $55 per person (includes GST)

Date: Tuesday 28 February 2017.

Time: Briefing commences 9:30 am sharp and concludes at 10:30 am, followed by the opportunity to network and with the panel experts over light refreshments (tea/coffee/cake) 

Venue: Spirit Bond Room, Magill Estate, 78 Penfold Road Magill SA (free parking available)

Registration closes Friday 24 February 2017 using the downloadable form or online here.

Enquiries: Mark Gishen, 08 8222 9278 or email mark@winesa.asn.au 


Update 10 February 2017: 

We are pleased to announce that the panel members will include:

  • Energy brokers and retailers: Dean Willis, Energy4Business; Reza Evans, CQ Partners; Kane Winther, AGL
  • Energy efficiency consultants: Andrew Nance, The Energy Project; Nick Palousis, 2XE; Quentin Roberts, EfficientSee;
  • Network operators: Joe Caruso and Steve Twigger, SA Power Networks