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Blankets and winter packs help keep Kiwi families warm

Winter can be a challenging time for many New Zealand families. Rising living costs often put a strain on household...

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Understanding the link between energy hardship and respiratory illness

Respiratory disease is a serious problem in New Zealand. It’s responsible for 1 in 10 hospital stays, it’s the third...

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8 quirky energy saving tips to help you save money on your power bill

Saving money on your power bill doesn’t mean making drastic changes in your life, skimping on creature comforts or splurging...

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How to spot an Internet scam

(and what you can do about it)Internet scams are evolving. Gone are the days of long-lost princes in foreign lands...

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The Great New Zealand Energy Survey 2021

In 2014, we conducted the inaugural Great New Zealand Energy Survey. From electric cars to power-saving tips and everything in...

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Lending a helping hand with the Pay it Forward Programme

A little bit of kindness goes a long way. Here at Grey Power Electricity, we’re staunch believers in giving back to...

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We challenge you to get your power bill down!

Here’s how you’re going to do itCan’t resist a good challenge? Love finding new ways to save money?  We’re throwing down...

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New Year, new you - new power company?

We’re about a month into 2021 and if you’re anything like us you’ve probably already fallen off the bandwagon once...

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A brief history of electricity

Electricity is such a fundamental part of modern existence that it’s difficult to imagine life without it.  But in the grand...

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Your DIY guide to spring cleaning your household appliances

Scrubbing every nook and cranny in the house probably isn’t your idea of a fun weekend, but a good old-fashioned...

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Understanding your electricity meter

An electricity meter helps you and your power company keep track of how much power you’re using. Your meter measures...

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7 Kmart hacks to keep your home cosy this winter

It’s no secret that an efficient heater and a good dehumidifier are essential for keeping your home warm and dry...

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Introducing the Pay it Forward Programme

Small acts of kindness are happening around us every day. Whether it’s helping carry someone’s groceries, jumpstarting the neighbour’s car...

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How to save money on your power bill this winter: customer edition!

Power bills tend to increase over winter as we start switching on the electric heaters, taking longer showers and spending...

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How does solar power work?

Thinking about making the switch to solar energy? Join the club!  As solar technology continues to become more affordable, more and...

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6 ways to keep your power bill down during lockdown

Whether you’re working remotely, looking after the kids or simply being a good Kiwi and practising social distancing, the extra...

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Everything you need to know about the Winter Energy Payment

Winter is almost here. For many households across New Zealand, this means higher energy bills as we switch on the...

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9 reasons why your power bill might be higher than usual

It’s normal for your electricity bill to fluctuate slightly from month to month, but every now and then you might...

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Hot water cylinder hacks to save on your power bill

Has your latest power bill landed you in hot water? Simmer down, stop the steam coming out of your ears...

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Beyond bulbs: 8 creative lighting options to illuminate your life

Your choice of lighting can make or break the vibe of your home. Get it right and you’ll be rewarded with...

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How much do Christmas lights cost to run?

‘Tis the season to be jolly - and what better way to express your holiday jolliness than by wrapping your...

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