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Having a positive effect on the world can be as simple as switching your spending to the right company

Powershop are ranked Australia's greenest power provider by Greenpeace and are Australia's first and only carbon neutral energy retailer. With their innovative new app you can pay your bills in seconds and monitor your usage!

Not only that but a report released by the Essential Services Commission in October 2014 states that Powershop has offer the lowest overall prices on average across Victoria.

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Reasons to Switch to Powershop

Consistently amongst Victoria's cheapest energy retailers

No lock in Contracts AND Powershop cover exit fees up to $75

100% carbon neutral electricity

Ranked Australia's greenest energy provider by Greenpeace (2014)

A contribution will be made to one of our charity projects

It's quick. Switch online in 5 minutes!

100% backed by renewable energy

Stay in control, track your usage on your mobile and computer

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FAQs
Why should I switch my power provider?

We would all rather that the money we spent didn’t cause any harm which is why we have researched which companies are having a positive effect in society.

If you would rather be with a power company that considers its effect on the environment, treats its customers well, prices its products fairly and works hard to do good then select which state you are in using the form at the top of the page and choose your new power provider using our criteria table.


How easy is the switching process?

5 minutes from now you could be switched!

All you need is your personal details and your payment details – Click the "Switch Now" button above to begin the process. The switch can be 100% completed online and only takes 5 minutes.


Will it be more expensive?

The short answer is no, it most likely won’t.

Powershop were found to be Victoria’s cheapest power provider on average according to a report by the Essential Services Commission in 2013.

The report showed that Powershop’s prices were cheapest in 11 of the 15 residential scenarios shown, and Powershop was within the cheapest 3 in all 15 scenarios.

The full report is available to view here


Can I get out of my current contract?

Yes, you can always switch your provider. It’s possible your existent contracts will require you to pay an exit fee but they are usually small amounts (between $25 and $75).

If you switch to Powershop then they will pay that fee for you up to $75 (which is likely to be more than enough to cover your whole exit fee).

You can see how much certain power companies charge for exit fees on our criteria tables.



About Powershop

Powershop is an online electricity retailer, originally founded in New Zealand and available in Australia (Victoria and NSW) as well.

Powershop is a 51% New Zealand state-owned enterprise and the first electricity company in the world where consumers can choose between different brands of electrical power listed on the website and switch between them with the click of a button. Different brands of power may offer lower prices, sponsorships or environmental benefits. Users can either let the system automatically buy power from the cheapest supplier, or log in regularly to take advantage of specials.

Powershop were found to be Victoria’s cheapest power provider on average according to a report by the Essential Services Commission in 2014.The report showed that Powershop’s prices were cheapest in 11 of the 15 residential scenarios shown, and Powershop was within the cheapest 3 in all 15 scenarios.

It was the best company in Consumers' Institute of New Zealand's 2011 survey of electricity companies. 96% of Powershop customers found it 'good' or 'very good'. Powershop was rated 96% again in 2012.