Peace signs Aurora Energy for Tasmanian entry into Energy Market
Tasmania’s Electricity Utility Aurora Energy Selects Peace 8 CIS
Sydney, Australia – 31st March, 2006 –Aurora Energy in Tasmania, Australia, has selected Four Js partner Peace Software’s Peace™ 8 utility Customer Information System (CIS) to underpin its entry into the National Electricity Market (NEM). The NEM is Australia’s competitive wholesale market for electricity supply.
Scott Adams, Business Manager of Retail, Aurora Energy, said: “Peace 8 was chosen for its rapid implementation capability, best-in-class functionality, and upgradeable packaged product model that will enable us to stay in sync with software technology advances.”
Aurora Energy is Tasmania’s government-owned electricity distribution and retail utility serving approximately 250,000 customers. The utility is deploying three Peace 8 CIS components: Customer Care for utility call centre customer relationship management; Receivables & Collections for receivables management; and Market Transactions for market data management.
About Aurora Energy
Aurora Energy is Tasmania’s electricity distribution and retail company with approximately 250,000 customers. Aurora has operated in Tasmania since July 1998 and provides a contract service to the Bass Strait islands on behalf of the Hydro-Electric Corporation, trading as Hydro Tasmania. For more information, visit www.aurora.com.au.
About Peace Software
Peace Software is the world’s leading utility Customer Information System (CIS) software developer. Peace™, the company’s flagship software product, is installed at major utilities in 35 regulated and competitive energy markets for billing and customer relationship management of millions of electricity, gas and water customers. Peace Software has clients in Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific, ranging from entrepreneurial new entrant energy retailers to the largest dual-fuel utilities with many millions of consumers and multiple market operations. For more information, visit www.peace.com.