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Latest NZ power and energy news

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Power Companies NZ - Compare different NZ electricity providers

Ever wondered where your power comes from in NZ?  Which NZ power companies generate the electricity that we use... find out in this Power Compare news piece

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Meridian Energy offer FREE Nest Protect smoke & carbon monoxide alarm

Great new power deal from Meridian Energy.  When you join Meridian Energy before 28 February 2018 you can qualify for a FREE Nest Protect smoke and Carbon Monoxide detector.  Awesome.

Friday, January 19, 2018

Why do Power Companies offer Standard and Low User options?

One of the interesting things when you compare NZ Power Plans is the range of different power plan options that are available, in particular the offering of Low User Power Plans and Standard User Power Plans.  

Thursday, December 7, 2017

The Power Compare Power Bill Challenge

With more than a third of Kiwis on the wrong tariff type (Low user or Standard User) and various tricks, quirks and hidden charges employed by the NZ power companies there are always ways to save money on your power bill.  Let us see what we can save you!  

Monday, October 16, 2017

Get the best energy deal your power provider has never offered

You may be one of many Kiwis who wants to “break up” with their current power provider. Your energy plan might be outdated, or too expensive, or both. Whatever the reason, you might want to switch to a better energy deal, but don’t exactly know how to do it.

Monday, October 9, 2017

Orcon Power launches in NZ

Broadband Telco Company Vocus Group is moving deeper into the electricity and power market with the news that Orcon will begin offering power services.

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Slingshot Power – A fast growing power NZ provider

You have probably heard of Slingshot, the well known broadband brand from Vocus Communications… but did you know Slingshot now offer power?, Slingshot Power offer great rates when you bundle power and broadband.

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Driving competition & innovation through consumer participation

At Power Compare, we believe that consumer participation is crucial since New Zealand’s power industry gets enhanced with consumers’ active participation on the market.

Monday, August 21, 2017

New Zealand to Become the World's Leader in Renewable Energy

New Zealand is proud to have a diverse range of renewable energy sources and the country is committed to becoming the world's leader in renewable energy by 2035.