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Peak Electricity Demand Explained

Posted by September 13th 2018

Energy efficiency should, of course, be a priority for households seeking to drive down their electricity costs, and using energy efficient products, along with paying particular attention to patterns of usage, will assist in reducing …


Electricity Generation: Where does your power come from?

Posted by November 12th 2018

From generation to transmission to distribution and retail, the New Zealand electricity sector can be broadly broken down into four interconnected categories, all of which combine to keep power supply flowing to households and businesses …


Electricity Plans For Renters

Posted by November 12th 2018

Signing up for a fixed-term electricity contract might not be an option for renters, but there are a range of choices available that provide for flexibility.


Residential Battery Storage Explained

Posted by March 9th 2018

It may yet still be early days as far as the residential battery storage market is concerned, however 2018 is shaping to be a year of growth for the industry, as the technology continues to …


Keeping costs down with energy efficient appliances

Posted by September 13th 2018

The costs of running household appliances can quickly add up, however Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) figures released towards the end of last year show that New Zealanders are benefiting by seeking out energy …


How to choose the right electricity tariff

Posted by August 30th 2018

As the electricity market evolves, households have increasing scope to match a tariff to their usage. This is how to choose the right tariff for you.


How to switch power companies

Posted by August 30th 2018

Consumers have an increasing range of options at their disposal when it comes to choosing an electricity retailer, and in assessing what the market has to offer it is certainly worthwhile weighing up whether switching …



Proactive Power: How to manage an electricity account

Posted by February 1st 2018

It may be that you only give consideration to your electricity usage once your invoice arrives at the end of a billing period, however for customers willing to more proactively manage their account greater insight …