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Latest NZ power and energy news

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. 

Thursday, May 16, 2019

What charges are on my power bill?

What does your power bill actually pay for? Here is a breakdown of the main components of your power bill, areas where you can cut down on your power bill, and what your power bill actually pays for.

Friday, May 3, 2019

How much electricity do NZ homes use in summer compared to winter?

How much does your electricity use change from summer to winter? Check out how electricity use changes across NZ for summer, autumn, winter and spring. If you are expecting your power bill to go up this winter, this is a great time to compare plans and find a great deal on power

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

A guide to your home’s Electricity Consumption

What’s your watt? Check out our guide to the average Kiwi home’s electricity consumption. What’s the different between a kilowatt (kW) and kilowatt hour (kWh)? How do you work out if you are a low or standard power user? How much is the wrong power plan costing you?

Monday, April 1, 2019

What is a breakdown of the average household electricity bill in New Zealand?

What is the average New Zealand household electricity usage? Power Compare can help you understand what the average home spends on water heating, refrigeration, lighting, electronics….

Monday, March 25, 2019

The Future of Renewable Energy in NZ

The Strike 4 Climate Protest saw 1.5 million students across the globe protest climate change. You can help create a greener New Zealand by choosing a renewable energy provider. Here’s our guide to renewable power companies in NZ. 

Friday, March 8, 2019

When is the best time to switch power providers?

What is the best time to switch power providers? Don’t get stuck paying more than you should on an outdated power plan. Check out our guide to the best time of year to switch power providers. 

Monday, February 18, 2019

Best Power deals for university students 2019

If you’re heading to university in 2019, then chances are you will need to sort out power for your new flat. Check out our guide to choosing the best power deal for your student flat.