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Energy Insights

Tips on how to save energy, energy industry news, Powershop announcements.

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Moving tips and tricks

Top 10 packing hacks for easy stress-free moving

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Wind Energy 101

How Wind Farms Generate Electricity - Think of this as a ‘Wind Farm 101’ to get you up to speed on the windy giants that are popping up all over the Australian landscape – and the world. Australia has an abundance of wind, and wind farms are a viable renewable energy source for the future.

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Smart Meter 101

Having a smart meter means we get more accurate consumption information and they don’t need a human to manually read it.

How to bleed gas through your appliances

Bleeding or purging is carried out to avoid the possibility of an explosive air/gas mixture existing or forming in your gas appliances.

The Great Rubbish Debate

Separating your waste correctly has a powerful and positive environmental impact, and that’s only the beginning. So let’s get started!

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Advantages of solar panels

Solar power systems derive energy from the sun. Panels on your roof help reduce carbon emissions and bring down our collective dependence on fossil fuels.

Our corporate ownership

Previously, Powershop was owned by Meridian Energy Limited, a company based in New Zealand. Meridian Energy has sold the Powershop Australia business to Shell Energy Australia. Powershop will remain connected to two wind farms and three hydro power generators through Power Purchase Agreements and offtake arrangements.