Advisory note (1 October 2018)
Government organisations affected
Organisations bound by the Victorian Government Purchasing Board supply policies.
Organisations that currently access or intend to access the Natural gas contract - large sites.
What is happening?
Red Energy Pty Ltd has been appointed as the sole supplier to the Natural gas contract – large sites effective from 1 October 2018.
Transition activities are taking place. We will work in collaboration with members of the User Reference Group to ensure all organisations are appropriately transitioned.
What should you do
All large site gas arrangements will be transferred automatically to Red Energy Pty Ltd.
We will be in touch with all User Reference Group members and other organisations using the contract to inform them of the transition process in the coming weeks.
Access to State Purchase Contract confidential information
Please note the change in process for accessing State Purchase Contract confidential information. The existing user account to access the State Purchase Contract confidential information will no longer be active. A new State Purchase Contract confidential information system is being introduced and will require user registration.
Refer to the instructions in the State Purchase Contract Registration Guide.
A whole of Victorian Government closed panel contract with 1 supplier for providing large sites consuming more than 10,000GJ per year of natural gas.
Lead agency: Department of Treasury and Finance
Conditions of use: Mandatory
Contract reference number: SS-02-2018
Arrangement type: Sole supplier
Start date: 1 October 2018
End date: 30 September 2023
Log in to view confidential commercial details of the contract (Government users only)
Register as a buyer for the contracts portal (Government users only)
Key benefits of this contract are:
- secure and reliable supply of natural gas to Victorian Government large sites
- negotiated future tariffs
- the ability to add new sites (subject to conditions)
The supply of natural gas for large sites (Tariff D) consuming more than 10,000GJ per annum.
Use of this contract is not limited to sites agreed in the contract. New sites can be added to the contract under conditions agreed with the category manager the supplier.
Participating Tariff D sites are subject to volume-based gas commodity and regulated delivery charges. Any additional Tariff D sites applying to roll into this contract will be considered individually by the category manager and the supplier, since the tariff is demand-based and cannot be determined in advance what the result of participation will be.
This contract is a sole supplier arrangement with Red Energy Pty Ltd.
Red Energy Pty Ltd
Address: 570 Church Street, Cremorne Victoria 3000
Contact name: Paula Robinson
Role: Manager - C&I Operations
Red Energy Pty Ltd trading as Snowy Hydro
Address: Lot 3, Pier 8/9 23 Hickson Road, Walsh Bay NSW 2000
Contact name: David Sherriff
Role: Manager Business Development
Join this contract
To join this contract and access more information:
Step 1. Register for the contracts portal
Step 2. Complete the roll-in form
Once you have joined the contract and received approval from your category manager, you need to download and complete the roll-in form.
Include this information:
- gas meter number (MIRN)
- site address where the meter is located
- the incumbent retailer
- billing (per site or consolidated)
- billing address (if different to the supply address)
- billing address contact details
- organisation details and ABN (if new to the contract)
- annual contract quantity (ACQ)
- maximum hourly quantity (MHQ)
- maximum demand quantity (MDQ)
Use this contract
Anyone using this contract must follow the rules of use:
Mandated entities or those already approved to use the SPC:
Contact your departmental contract manager.
Confidential information is available by requesting access via completion of the confidential information application form.
The following table lists the departmental contract managers.
Non-mandated entities and those that have not applied previously to use the SPC:
Contact the category manager for this State Purchase Contract.
Reviewed 08 May 2019