Advisory note (1 October 2018)
Government entities affected
All departments and entities bound by the Victorian Government Purchasing Board procurement policies. Also, those non-Budget entities that are currently accessing, or intend to access, the Natural Gas – Large Sites Services.
What is happening?
Following a Request for Tender for the provision of Natural Gas – Large Sites services to the Victorian Government, Red Energy Pty Ltd has been successful in the evaluation process and will be appointed as the sole supplier to the Natural Gas – Large sites State Purchase Contract, effective from 1 October 2018.
Transition activities are currently taking place. The Lead Department will work in collaboration with members of the User Reference Group to ensure all government entities are appropriately transitioned.
What should you do
All large site gas arrangements will be transferred automatically to Red Energy Pty Ltd.
The Lead Department will be in touch with all User Reference Group members and key government entities 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 10,000 GJ 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: Up to 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 State Purchase 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 10,000 GJ 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 large sites (Tariff D) consuming more than 10,000 GJ per annum are subject to volume-based gas commodity and regulated delivery charges. (Any additional Tariff D sites applying to roll into this State Purchase 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 VIC 3000
Contact name: Paula Robinson
Role: Manager - C&I Operations
Phone: (03) 9425 0427
Mobile: 0419 281 817
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
Phone: (02) 9278 1971
Mobile: 0417 463 066
Join this contract
To join this contract and access more information:
Step 1. Register for the contracts portal
Log in to the contracts to download confidential contract information and pricing.
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)
Contact the contract category when your form is finished.
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 16 November 2018