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Everything you need to know about the Winter Energy Payment

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Winter is almost here. For many households across New Zealand, this means higher energy bills as we switch on the heaters and electric blankets in an effort to stay warm... Read more

9 reasons why your power bill might be higher than usual

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It’s normal for your electricity bill to fluctuate slightly from month to month, but every now and then you might receive a bill that seems unusually expensive. Read more

Hot water cylinder hacks to save on your power bill

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Has your latest power bill landed you in hot water? Simmer down, stop the steam coming out of your ears and find out how you can save some money with... Read more

Beyond bulbs: 8 creative lighting options to illuminate your life

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Your choice of lighting can make or break the vibe of your home. Read more

New Year, new you - new power company?

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We’re about a month into 2020 and if you’re anything like us you’ve probably already fallen off the bandwagon once or thrice in regards to your New Year’s resolution. Read more

How much do Christmas lights cost to run?

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‘Tis the season to be jolly - and what better way to express your holiday jolliness than by wrapping your home in hundreds of twinkling Christmas lights? Read more

5 things we love about summer (power edition)

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There’s a lot to love about summer in New Zealand. Whether you’re catching a tan, road tripping or chowing down on fish and chips at the beach, summer is the... Read more

What’s the deal with bundle plans?

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Looking for a cheaper broadband provider? Tired of dealing with a stack of individual household bills? Read more

Electricity spot the difference: NZ vs Australia

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They wear thongs, we wear jandals. We say kia ora, they say gidday. They’re home to a worrying assortment of deadly critters, we’ve got a pudgy, flightless bird. Read more

Introducing Broadband Internet for Grey Power Electricity customers


We’re delighted to announce the launch of a brand new product for all Grey Power Electricity customers! Read more

House moving tips: Customer edition

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Moving into a new house is an exciting milestone in anyone’s life. Read more

8 life hacks for saving money on your power bill this winter

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The days are shorter, the nights are colder, and if you’re anything like us, you're probably curled up on the couch with a hot water bottle, reminiscing about those beautiful... Read more

First time gas user? Here’s what you need to know

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Looking for a more efficient way to heat your home? Running out of hot water in the shower? Dodgy electrical stovetop ruining your ribeye? Read more

Does turning everything off actually save power?

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As your TV show wraps up, you lean over to grab the remote and turn the tele off. Read more

Grey Power Electricity Picks: 5 of our favourite electricity related Guiness World Records

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The Guinness World Records is the only place where you’ll find the likes of Usain Bolt and Da Vinci rubbing shoulders with Manoj Kumar Maharana, who holds the world record... Read more

Ho-ho-how to Keep Your Power Bill Low This Christmas

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Christmas is upon us! For some, the silly season means spending time with friends and family and taking the time to reflect back on the year that was. Read more

A message from Grey Power Electricity CEO, Gary Holden

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Gary Holden, Grey Power Electricity’s CEO and the team at Grey Power Electricity would like to take this time to thank our customers and mention some of the memorable moments... Read more

Understanding Your Power Bill

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Imagine going to a supermarket where there are no prices on anything. You have a vague understanding that the more items you put in your trolley, the more you’ll have... Read more

8 tips for a successful spring clean (and reducing your power bill too!)

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The days are getting longer, allergies are kicking into overdrive, and the four-seasons-in-a-day weather is making it impossible to pick the right outfit in the morning. Read more

What’s the deal with prompt payment discounts?

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Love ‘em or hate ‘em, prompt payment discounts (PPDs) are everywhere in the New Zealand electricity industry. Read more

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