Launched in 2009, Powershop is an online power company that is committed to a sustainable energy future, and supplies electricity to residents as well as businesses in south-east Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria. In 2018, customers rated Powershop as one of the best electricity retailers around - taking out no fewer than four different Mozo People's Choice Awards.
Powershop is owned by Meridian Energy, a 100% renewable energy company operating wind farms and hydro stations across Australia and New Zealand. Powershop is passionate about renewable energy and helping customers to save money on their electricity bills. Its online platform enables customers to track their electricity consumption and spending, purchase their power in a way that makes sense for them whether its to support the environment or get the cheapest power.
Powershop currently operates in Victoria, NSW and south-east Queensland. So if you are looking for electricity plans and packages for your home or business in these three states, you may be eligible to apply to Powershop.
Powershop is the first electricity company to get that you are different from your neighbour, your best friend and the family living in the mansion three suburbs over. With Powershop no one electricity plan fits all so you can tailor your package to suit your needs (or budget). With a Powershop electricity service you will be charged a simple cost per unit price for your electricity, there is no split out between usage and supply charges, just one easy to compare cost per unit.
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Powershop is working towards preserving the Renewable Energy Target (RET). You can buy 100% GreenPower products from Powershop and even pick the renewable industry that you want to support including community energy projects, landfill gas, energy from sugar milling and other wind farms.
Powershop really is a power shop. It gives you the option to shop around online for specials on your electricity. Whether you want to get a winter top up pack or a green pack that will help you do a bit more for the environment you can pre-purchase your power to use now or 2 months from now.
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Bill shock is now a thing of the past thanks to the powershop app that allows you to track your electricity usage and bill as often as you like. You’ll also receive weekly and monthly emails or you can log-in to your account at any time to get updated about your electricity consumption and spending.
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You can choose from a number of options to pay your Powershop electricity bill. You can make a payment using your credit card, set-up a direct debit account or use Internet banking.
Moving your electricity plan with Powershop is an easy process as it can be done completely online. Just plug in your details online. If you’re switching providers, you won’t need to contact your old supplier, Powershop will do that for you and arrange for the switch.
The entire procedure generally takes about 3-4 weeks and Powershop will keep you updated via email. After sign up there is a 60 day guarantee for you to make up your mind whether Powershop is for you, if not, you can switch back to your old supplier and be refunded any unused power.
If you are moving house you will need to call Powershop 3-4 days before your move to organise your new electricity connection.
Powershop was awarded a Mozo People's Choice Award for its high level of customer satisfaction in 2016. You can read customer reviews and ratings below to see how it ranks on other factors.
* Overall rating based on reviews in the past 12 months.
I love seeing easily in an app how much I'm spending on electricity as it gives me the option to reduce my usage. The ability to pre-purchase packs is also a big plus rather than getting a big bill at the end of the month. The funny specials...
I love seeing easily in an app how much I'm spending on electricity as it gives me the option to reduce my usage. The ability to pre-purchase packs is also a big plus rather than getting a big bill at the end of the month. The funny specials they do are great, often doing promotions for Kanye's Birthday, the death of Microsoft Paint, or Game of Thrones etc. They make it entertaining to manage your electricity, which is something I thought I'd never say. Highly recommend them!
Ebony (NSW), reviewed 6 months ago
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