Renewable energy superstars saving the planet and your budget
Have you heard the news? Eco-friendly energy retailers Powershop and Diamond Energy have each picked up a super impressive five star rating in Greenpeace’s 2018 Green Energy Guide.
And these renewable energy options aren’t just good for the earth, they’re good for your hip pocket too. In fact, Powershop said that it recently shaved around $70 a year off Victorian customers bills thanks to securing cheap wind and solar power, showing that renewable energy can benefit your bottom line.
If you’re environmentally minded and want to choose a renewable energy option to show it, then check out some of our picks from the Mozo database.
Powershop - Auto Pay with Power Saver
- Also available in QLD, VIC
- 100% carbon neutral electricity at no extra cost
- 14% online saver discount off usage and supply charges when you pay via the online shop
If environmental awareness is the name of the game, then it’s hard to go past Powershop. Powershop takes a public stance against investing in fossil fuels, is involved in local energy projects and offers totally carbon neutral power. Plus, you can score discount when you pay online, and monitor your energy usage with the Powershop app to help you save.
Energy Locals - Simple Saver
- Also available in NSW
- 100% carbon neutral power available
- Lock in your price until July 2018
With no lock-in contract, no exit fees and a pretty competitive solar feed-in tariff, you’re off to a good start with Energy Locals. Australian owned and operated, Energy Locals aims to make electricity fair, clean and cheap for everyone. One of the ways it does this is by reinvesting 100% of its profits into new, local renewable energy.
Momentum Energy - Smile Power Flexi
- Also available in VIC, NSW
- Backed by 100% renewable energy
- Owned by Hydro Tasmania, Australia’s largest generator of renewable energy
Rated 3.5 stars by Greenpeace, Momentum Energy is Australian owned and operated, so when you get in touch with them, you’ll always be talking to an Aussie local. It also cleaned up in the Mozo People’s Choice Awards last year, taking out awards for Environmental Awareness, Excellent customer Service, Clear Power Bills and Outstanding Customer Satisfaction.
Dodo Power & Gas - Residential Market
- Also available in NSW, SA, QLD
- 40% pay-on-time discount off usage charges
- 10% greenpower, up to 100% available
Although it didn’t rank as well in the Greenpeace report, if you’re after a budget-friendly energy plan with a worthwhile solar feed-in tariff and green energy options, Dodo might be just what you’re after. This plan comes with a whopping discount for paying on time, and you can choose to make weekly, fortnightly or monthly payments to suit your budget.
Head over to our Energy Cost Cruncher to find plans that will suit your budget. And don’t forget to select the options for Green Power and solar panels if you have them!
If you want to read the Greenpeace report, you can find it here.
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