22 January 2015
Contact signs new Maui gas purchase agreement
Contact Energy Limited (Contact) announced today that it has entered into a new agreement with Maui Development Limited (MDL) to purchase between 22 and 26 petajoules of gas over a two-to-three year period. The new agreement replaces an agreement that expired at the end of 2014.
Contact's Chief Generation and Development Officer, James Kilty, said "The new Maui agreement, together with our existing contracted gas and reserves at our Ahuroa Gas Storage facility, provides Contact with additional flexibility around the way we use gas to run our thermal power stations. It's pleasing to have reached this agreement with MDL which extends our close relationship."
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Origin progresses plans for nation’s largest battery at Eraring Power Station
Origin Energy Limited (Origin) is progressing plans for a battery at Eraring Power Station in NSW, with an overall capacity of up to 700 MW and a dispatch duration of 4 hours, making it the largest battery project currently under consideration in Australia.