Case studies

Demand Response a natural fit for Echuca Regional Health

This hospital is enhancing site resilience by participating in multiple DR programs in our VPP. The earnings are reinvested into improving its backup power infrastructure.

The University of Queensland enrolled its battery in our VPP

UQ has earned significant revenue from Frequency grid support by enrolling its 1.1MW / 2.15MWh Tesla Powerpack battery in our VPP.

Matthew's Quarries earns revenue with our VPP

Our quarrying client earns regular payments for powering down onsite equipment in response to a grid need.

Cold storage facility warms to Demand Response

By participating in our Virtual Power Plant, Oxford Cold Storage offset 10% of its rising electricity costs.

Media Releases

Decarbonising public transport with electric buses

Our market leading 'e-bus' charging platform de-risks and accelerates Australia’s transition to electric public transport.

Enel X and Digital Realty Win DCD Award

The Mission Critical Tech Innovation Award recognises Digital Realty’s ground breaking participation in Enel X’s VPP.

DR addresses the energy trilemma

The energy trilemma is not easy to balance, but VPPs and DR address all three - energy security, affordability and sustainability.

VPP and Demand Response

Power flexibility & DR 101: the untapped opportunity

Learn how to turn your energy into a competitive advantage by being flexible with your energy use, without disrupting your business operations.

The Enel X VPP is on track to supply more than 30% of the total FCAS need

Keeping the electricity grid stable at all times with frequency control ancillary services (FCAS)

Calculate your earnings potential

Complete this three question survey to see how much revenue you could earn from power flexibility and VPP participation.

Whitepaper: Ensure continuity of power during emergencies

Elevate your backup generation testing practices to achieve a new standard of preparation. Lean more here.

The four types of Demand Response

Learn about the demand response programs, supporting grid reliability and security, that are currently available to businesses in the NEM.

Webinar: Demand Response 101

Learn how to turn your energy into a competitive advantage by being flexible with your energy use, without disrupting your business operations.

Webinar: Backup generator best practice

Decon Technologies, experts in generator maintenance and testing, provide easy-to-implement practices to reduce the change of generator failure.

Webinar: Hospitals and Virtual Power Plant participation

Enel X joined the Institute for Healthcare Engineers Australia to explain how hospitals can participate in a VPP, and the benefits.

ESB stresses urgent need for a secure NEM

The ESB says urgent action is needed to keep the lights on as the generation mix transitions from coal to renewables.

ARENA RERT trial proves our VPP is fast and reliable

Learn how our VPP successfully provided 50MW of Demand Response across Victoria and NSW over a three-year trial program.

Lowering demand charges for businesses in New Zealand

Our Demand Response program helps organisations save on their energy bills by lowering RCPD charges.

Frequency grid support explained

Learn what frequency grid support is, and how we help businesses unlock untapped revenue by enabling them to participate in the frequency control market.

Earn revenue from your existing assets

Businesses across the food and beverage manufacturing sector are improving their bottom line with VPP participation.

Demand side supports the grid during bushfire emergency

Enel X’s VPP delivered multiple Demand Response programs to keep the lights on during summer.

Elevating backup power testing practices for hospitals

Hear from hospitals who are testing their backup systems with a VPP to enhance preparedness and onsite resilience.

A source of new revenue for wineries and vineyards

Power shortfalls can adversely impact the vintage period. Investments in backup power systems can be used to generate new revenue.

Energy Purchasing

The different methods of electricity contracting

From fixed price variable volume to progressive purchasing, there are many options for contracting electricity. Here’s how to make the best business decision.

Four common progressive purchasing myths dispelled

We debunk the myths surrounding flexible progressive purchasing contracts, including misconceptions around risk, budgeting and workload.

Turn your energy purchasing into a competitive advantage

Reducing business costs can and should start with a better energy procurement strategy. Learn our top three tips here.

Energy market volatility and what it means for businesses

Businesses that felt the pain of high electricity prices from 2017 have had a recent respite. We explore the factors that are driving down energy prices.

What is an electricity futures curve?

Wholesale energy has a futures market where you can contract a price today for energy that will be used in the future. Watch our video here.

Progressive electricity purchasing explained

Progressive procurement of electricity is a method of buying electricity which focuses on the wholesale market price. Watch our video here.