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Monday, August 19, 2019

NZ Compare recognised for excellence in the Westpac Auckland Business Awards

NZ Compare were delighted to be shortlisted as Finalists in an amazing 3 categories for the Westpac Auckland Business Awards 2019. NZ Compare were shortlisted for....

Friday, August 2, 2019

Are Spot Pricing Power Plans right for you?

Power Companies in New Zealand are offering their customers more innovative ways of buying and managing power for their homes. Is Spot Pricing right for you? Read on to find out more and make an informed choice about Spot Pricing. 

Friday, July 19, 2019

Top ways to cut your power bill this winter

Here are some small changes you can make in your day-to-day life to cut the amount of power you use in your home. Plus, one change that almost every home in New Zealand could make to save them an estimated $372 million per year!

Monday, July 8, 2019

Customer fights for compensation after paying neighbours power bill for years

How closely do you monitor your power bill? A recent report revealed that a man was accidentally paying his neighbours bill by mistake for years. Here’s how settle a dispute with your power company when mistakes are made. 

Friday, July 5, 2019

Are Small Power Providers winning the fight for new customers?

More than 440,000 households switched Power Company last year – and it looks like the big providers have been the biggest losers. So, if you feel like you’re paying too much, or you’re not feeling the love from your current power provider – it might be time to consider a smaller provider.

Monday, June 24, 2019

Genesis launch virtual power plant in South Wairarapa

Genesis have launched a ‘virtual power plant’ in South Wairarapa that allows users to generate, store, share and sell energy. Is this the future of power in NZ?

Friday, June 21, 2019

A fair deal on power for New Zealanders?

What is the final word on the government’s Electricity Price Review? The final report have been submitted but many New Zealanders are heading into a cold winter paying more than they should for power. How can we level the field for a fairer power marketplace? Using your consumer power to make an informed choice about which provider you choose can help you take control. 

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Innovative ways to save on your power bill this winter with Electric Kiwi

What would you do with a free hour of power? As the winter weather sets in, canny Kiwis are looking for ways to save on their power bills over the cold season. Electric Kiwi has another innovative way to save on your power bill with their Hour of Power. 

Monday, June 10, 2019

Contact Energy Remove Prompt Payment Discounts and Simplify Customer Plans

Contact Energy recently removed their prompt payment discounts and simplified their plans to give customers a fairer deal.  Learn more and compare plans with Power Compare

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Compare Home Heating Costs – compare types of heaters and running costs

Make an informed choice on how you heat your home. Compare home heating running costs and heating options for Kiwi homes. Power Compare make it easy to switch to get the best savings on your power bill.