City of Sydney pulls plug on $500m trigeneration deal with Cogent

By Paul Hemsley and Julian Bajkowski The City of Sydney has pulled the plug on its landmark $500 million project with energy services provider Cogent Energy to develop a home-grown trigeneration energy program, blaming the federal government’s decision to lower the future carbon price, regulatory changes, inflexible electricity networks and the removal of ‘precinct’ based […]

Feds support trigen at Green Square

By Paul Hemsley Trigeneration energy networking at the City of Sydney’s Green Square transformation project has received federal government financial support. The Department of Infrastructure and Transport will provide $3.75 million under the $20 million Liveable Cities program to help fund the trigeneration energy system installation for the Green Square Town Centre. Following a $100 […]

Sydney’s trigen zaps in from Cogent

By Paul Hemsley Trigeneration energy networking will be installed in central Sydney precincts through an agreement between the City of Sydney and energy provider, Origin. In a proposed low-carbon energy network, the on-site trigeneration energy systems will be installed in individual buildings located in basements or rooftops. According to an Origin release, the company’s subsidiary […]

Cogent Energy powers central Sydney

The City of Sydney will use trigeneration as a low-carbon energy network to cut greenhouse gas emissions. Final negotiations will take place with Cogent Energy, a subsidiary of Origin, to power central Sydney after a tender process and negotiations with several other companies. According to a University of Technology Sydney study, the project could save […]


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