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​​Using the electricity contract

​​Using this contract

  • 1
    Express your interest

    Eligible agencies should contact us to discuss the timing of the next tranche and let us know if you are interested in participating.

  • 2
    Provide electricity information

    Agencies interested in participating need to provide information on their electricity consumption to help us profile your needs and ensure you are included in the appropriate tranche.

    Information includes:

    • Number and type of meters that require electricity supply.
    • The Installation Control Point (ICP) unique number for each site or meter.
    • Copies of recent invoices (preferably for the last 12 months, for each meter).
    • Confirmation of current retailer(s) and expiry dates of existing contract(s).
  • 3
    Register for a tranche

    The registration process for each tranche is open for approximately seven weeks. To register for a tranche eligible agencies need to sign a Letter of Accession (LoA) to confirm acceptance of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). We will then work with you to determine the tranche that best meets your needs.

  • 4
    Secondary procurement process

    We aggregate all the of the data from participating agencies and ask suppliers to submit pricing for a pre-determined load and number of ICPs. Suppliers usually have four weeks to respond. We evaluate the proposals with the support of an external specialist. This process usually takes three weeks.

  • 5
    Recommendation and pricing report

    We provide a recommendation and pricing report to each participating agency for sign off. This report includes all pricing offered, the term of the offers, expected charges and budget implications for your agency, and preferred offer(s) based on best value for money.

  • 6
    Accept the offer

    Agencies have two weeks to accept the recommended offer. We can't guarantee that suppliers will hold their pricing beyond this.

  • 7
    Sign the pricing supplement

    Once a participating agency has accepted the offer, they sign a Pricing Supplement with the selected supplier(s). The agreement will include sites to be supplied, the start date, term, charges, and any other additional terms.

    Once the Pricing Supplement is counter-signed by the supplier(s) at the agency will transition to the new pricing and supplier (if applicable) as soon as their current contract expires.

    End of process
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