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Latest NZ power and energy news

Monday, October 15, 2018

SPOTLIGHT: Energy Online

Check out our spotlight on Energy Online. They can help sort out your electricity, natural gas and LPG. Plus they keep it simple – with simple pricing, no contract and a $100 joining credit. What more could you need?

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Top 10 ways to reduce your power bill this summer

Summer is coming! It’s finally time to turn off those heaters, shed those winter clothes and embrace the sun. As things heat up keeping cool can be expensive – here are our top tips to keep cool without ramping up your energy bill with air conditioning. 

Monday, September 17, 2018

Meridian Energy ditches “unfair” prompt payment discounts

Meridian Energy announces it is ditching prompt payment discounts in favour of a guaranteed monthly discount for all customers from 1 October. 

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Government Electricity Market Review – The results are in…

The results of a Government review have revealed there is a two-tier electricity market in NZ.  People who compare power plans and shop around and those that don't.  Don’t be one of the households that don’t.  There are BIG savings to be made when you compare your NZ electricity provider.  Compare Power Companies Now on Power Compare.

Sunday, September 9, 2018

SPOTLIGHT: Genesis Energy

Check out our latest Spotlight Power Company Genesis Energy – New Zealand’s largest electricity and gas retailer.

Monday, August 27, 2018

Z Energy invests 70% in Flick Electric

Exciting news in the energy sector today as Z Energy announce that they are investing $46 million in Flick Electric. A move that recognises the important role that electricity will play in the future of transportation in New Zealand.

Monday, August 27, 2018

SPOTLIGHT: Powershop

Powershop have an innovative approach to let you take charge of your power and optimise your power spending.   

Thursday, August 23, 2018

NZ Compare is 2018 Westpac Auckland Business Awards' Finalist

NZ Compare, New Zealand’s favourite comparison website has been nominated as a finalist in two categories at the Westpac Auckland Business Awards Central Region 2018. 

Friday, August 17, 2018

Mercury Introduces EV Subscription Service

Mercury is piloting an electric vehicle (EV) subscription service with Snap Rentals which it says is a model that could be instrumental in getting more kiwis plugging in for their transport.

Thursday, July 19, 2018

What are my rights as an electricity consumer in New Zealand?

This guide answers the main questions our consumers have about their electricity contract, rights under the consumer guarantees act, complaints, billing and more. Don’t feel in the dark when it comes to your rights!