The group has a collective energy consumption of around 100 gigawatt hours, which under current market conditions is equivalent to around 250,000 solar panels or 15 wind turbines, according to the City of Melbourne.

Partners involved in the group are:

  • City of Maribyrnong
  • City of Yarra
  • Federation Square
  • NEXTDC
  • Mirvac
  • bankmecu.

Lord Mayor Robert Doyle said “The City of Melbourne has united other like-minded local governments and businesses to challenge the market to supply us with the right energy at the right price.

“We have launched a Request for Information Process to combine our purchasing p...