Zero Emissions Water set to save water corporations millions

Millions of dollars will be saved by water corporations in Victoria thanks to Zero Emissions Water (ZEW) and the Intelligent Water Networks (IWN).

ZEW is a large-scale renewable energy partnership comprised of 13 water corporations from across the state, which will allow them to purchase renewable energy together via a long-term agreement with Kiamal Solar Farm near Ouyen.

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Intelligent Water Networks help launch Zero Emissions Water

The Intelligent Water Networks (IWN) is delighted to announce that Zero Emissions Water (ZEW) has officially been launched.

ZEW is a new company that represents 13 Victorian water corporations. Its first act was to sign a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) with the Kiamal Solar Farm in Ouyen, north-west Victoria.

This deal and the innovative business model will allow the 13 water corps to purchase solar power at bulk prices, cutting costs, and reducing greenhouse emissions by 80,000 tonnes a year.

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Energy and Carbon OzWater '19 paper accepted

The Intelligent Water Networks (IWN) have had a paper from the Energy and Carbon program accepted at OzWater ’19.

‘Opportunities for Reduced Electricity Costs Using Renewable Energy and Optimised Plant Operations’ involved RMIT University, North East Water and IWN and found that participation in the wholesale electrical market for the purchase and sale of electricity offers industrial customers significant opportunities for cost savings.

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