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House moving tips: Customer edition

Moving into a new house is an exciting milestone in anyone’s life. The actual moving process? Not so much.  No matter how...

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

The days are shorter, the nights are colder, and if you’re anything like us, you're probably curled up on the...

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

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

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Does turning everything off actually save power?

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

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

The Guinness World Records is the only place where you’ll find the likes of Usain Bolt and Da Vinci rubbing...

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6 Things You Need To Know About Electric Vehicles

Petrol prices got you peeved? An electric vehicle might be the answer. Silent, futuristic and wonderfully economical, electric vehicles have exploded in...

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

Christmas is upon us! For some, the silly season means spending time with friends and family and taking the time...

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A message from Grey Power Electricity CEO, Gary Holden

Reflecting on 2018 Gary Holden, Grey Power Electricity’s CEO and the team at Grey Power Electricity would like to take this...

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Understanding Your Power Bill

Imagine going to a supermarket where there are no prices on anything. You have a vague understanding that the more...

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

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

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What’s the deal with prompt payment discounts?

Love ‘em or hate ‘em, prompt payment discounts (PPDs) are everywhere in the New Zealand electricity industry. Well, just about everywhere. Here...

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A recipe for energy efficiency - keeping costs down in your kitchen

Winter is the time for hearty stews, delicious roasts and decadent desserts - but there’s no denying that whipping up...

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What can you do with $1 worth of electricity?

You found a gold coin lodged down the back of the couch. Score! The question is: what can you do...

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What's the difference between a standard user and a low user?

Who remembers what happened in 2004? Maori TV made its debut broadcast, and we finally got closure on the whole...

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How to prepare your home for a power outage

Power outages in New Zealand tend to range in severity from “this is annoying, but at least we get to...

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Moving house checklist - Take the stress out of moving

Every year thousands of Grey Power Electricity customers move to a new house. And they all say the same thing:...

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Ten out-of-the-ordinary ways to save power

Days are shorter and temperatures are colder. Yep, winter must almost be here. If you’re anything like us, you’re already putting together...

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A letter from the Power Police Re: Excessive Electricity Usage

 To whom it may concern, RE: EXCESSIVE ELECTRICITY USAGEYou are receiving this letter from the Power Police, passionate protectors of palatable...

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5 steps to childproofing your home’s electricals

Are you going to be a grandparent? Congratulations! There are a million things to think about when you have a...

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Where's my electricity from and how does it get to my home?

You flick a switch and your living room light turns on. Simple, right? Well, follow the flow of electricity back to...

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5 essential tips for planning your home’s security illumination

Afraid of the dark? Want to stop pesky neighbours pinching feijoas off the tree? Thinking about adding another layer of...

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