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Western Power Network Tariffs are Changing on 1 July

Network tariffs make up between 30-50% of an electricity bill The Economic Regulation Authority gave final approval to Western Power’s new tariffs on 28 February 2019 Existing tariffs are increasing 5-8% For the first time since deregulation, new tariffs have been created and the structure of some existing tariffs has been changed Change Energy will […]

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Solar that Makes Sense

Change Energy offers commercial solar systems plus we do the number crunching for you. We partner with quality product suppliers and accredited solar install teams with strong service history. “We approached Change Energy after receiving a quote for a 40KW solar system for our business. After Geoff’s site visit, he provided us with a detailed […]

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2018-19 Financial Year Solar buyback

Change Energy will be issuing statements for the 2018-19 Financial year to customers eligible for solar buyback.  Due to GST rules, Change Energy requires customers to send us an invoice in order to make payment on any solar exported back to the grid. This financial year, Change Energy will be paying out approximately $45,000 to […]

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Western Power Network Tariffs

Network tariffs make up between 30-50% of your electricity bill The Economic Regulation Authority approves Western Power’s tariffs for 5-year periods New tariffs to be set for July 2019 Change Energy will analyse the new tariffs to ensure the lowest possible cost for our customers On 2 January 2019, the Economic Regulation Authority (ERA) issued […]

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Electricity Summer Demand

If you can reduce your electricity demand when the grid is at its peak, you could save over 20% on your electricity bill. The alerts we sent last summer will save customers over $100,000 this year because they reduced electricity demand during peak periods. One customer is now saving 25% compared to last year’s electricity […]

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Solar, batteries and the grid

Solar pricing continues downward trend – payback period is typically 3 years or less “Duck” Curve: is WA’s grid getting close to peak solar? Commercial sized batteries are still not economically viable Solar installations in WA reached almost 1000MW in 2018 with more than 100MW forecasted to be added in each of the next few […]

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