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Powershop at a glance

  • electricity, gas (VIC only) and solar energy provider to Victoria, New South Wales, South East Queensland and South Australian customers
  • buy in bulk and save through Powerpacks
  • track usage in real-time through the power tracking app
  • 100% carbon neutral

About Powershop

Founded in New Zealand, Powershop is an online energy retailer owned by one of Australasia’s largest renewable electricity generators, Meridian Energy. In Australia, Powershop is based in Melbourne.

The Green Electricity Guide has been released in 2014, 2015 and now 2018, and Powershop have topped the list every single year.

Services offered by Powershop

Electricity, gas (VIC only) and solar options are available to both residential and commercial premises in New South Wales, South East Queensland, South Australia and Victoria.

  • Standard plans. Powershop has several offers for your energy needs, so you get a custom plan that suits your usage habits.
  • Powerpacks. A Powerpack is like the old days when you bought credit for your phone. The advantage of buying a Powerpack is that you save money for buying electricity in bulk.
  • Power tracking. The Powershop app allows you to track your electricity usage and say goodbye to ‘bill shock’. The app also gives you the option to purchase power, manage your account and more.
  • GreenPower. Customers can also opt for GreenPower, which allows purchasing as much or as little green power as desired for an additional premium.
  • Solar. If you have solar panels and you connect with Powershop, you may be eligible for a feed-in tariff – that’s where you get paid for any excess electricity your panels feed back into the grid.

Frequently asked questions

What makes Powershop the greenest energy company in Australia?

Powershop’s parent company, Meridian Energy, is Australasia’s largest renewable generator. The company has agreements with the Mount Miller Wind Farm in South Australia and the Hume Hydro Dam across the Murray River in Victoria and New South Wales, along with many more producers.

In addition, Powershop customers get 100% accredited carbon neutral energy – at no extra cost.

How do I pay my Powershop bill?

Powershop make it easy. You can set up a direct debit, pay over the phone, via the Powershop website electronic funds transfer, using BPAY and via the app.

Does Powershop accept concession cards?

Yes, Powershop honours several concessions cards including cardholders of the following:

  • Pensioner concession card
  • Health care card
  • DVA gold card
How do I switch energy providers?

When you compare using our service, click on your selection and the whole process will only take a few minutes. You won’t need to cancel your old service (your new provider will handle all that) and your power won’t be interrupted during the changeover.

Why choose Powershop?

Powershop are deeply committed to renewable or ‘green power’. Here are some other reasons why you should consider Powershop:

  • the choice of buying energy packs to suit different budgets and needs;
  • includes a helpful app and online tools to better manage electricity usage;
  • customers’ electricity usage is 100% carbon neutral (certified under the Australian Government’s National Carbon Offset Standard [NCOS] program);
  • free smart meters for qualifying residents in New South Wales and South-east Queensland; and
  • flexible payment options, including credit card, direct debit and BPAY.

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