Some years ago, we set out on a journey to give all of you direct access to our wholesale electricity market, and also let you have the freedom to share, buy, or sell energy on your own terms. We believe the control of your energy should be with you, not with large energy companies.
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How could an energy rich country like Australia be short of energy, and indeed what is actually going on?
Now, we invite you to join the Localvolts marketplace to buy electricity directly from your family, friends, neighbours, or the wholesale spot energy market. If you have a generator, you can sell (or give) your electricity directly to people of your choice.
Localvolts participants can track the quantity and source of their Carbon Dioxide Equivalent, or CO2e, emissions. We do this by modelling every single generator in the National Electricity Market and computing its power and emissions output.
Last week, the Australian Energy Regulator (AER) announced that they've granted Localvolts an electricity retailer authorisation. This event is a significant milestone in our journey for three reasons.