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Australians deserve an energy offering that looks toward the future yet delivers the perfect solution for today’s energy users.

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How much should my electricity bill be?

When you look at your energy bill each month or quarter, do you know whether you are spending too much, an average amount or being downright frugal and keeping…

Celebrating World Environment Day 2021

Celebrating World Environment Day 2021

It’s World Environment Day – a day where taking some time to understand its message is important. As an energy business…

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What can we do to help this World Environment Day

At Nectr we hope through sharing information and initiatives about World Environment Day, we will inspire everyone…

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How to help your kids be more energy conscious

At Nectr we are passionate about the environment and energy conservation. We believe it needs to be

Creating an energy saving checklist for your children

Teaching your children to be more energy conscious around the house is about demonstrating actions that make a difference.

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Get buzzing for World Bee Day with Nectr!

Here at Nectr, we’re focused on promoting sustainability and sharing initiatives that help our environment. That is why we are proud to raise awareness in Australia about World Bee Day on 20 May.

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Submitting a Self Meter Read!

Have you noticed that you have an estimated read on your most recent energy bill? If that’s the case, you are likely to have a…

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Why we celebrate Earth Day and tips to get involved

Get involved in Earth Day! At Nectr we believe Earth Day is about taking time to consider the planet and our role in tackling issues such as..

Top 5 Sustainability living tips for the home!

Sustainable living is about making conscious choices to reduce our impact on the environment. To create a sustainable home…

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How adding solar and battery systems can benefit you and your home!

Australia is in the midst of a rooftop revolution, with more than 21% of homes now with rooftop solar

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Sustainable Gift Guide

Have you ever considered the environmental impact that gifts have on the world? Our Sustainable Gift Guide will help you minimize your impact

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Nectr’s electrical safety tips!

Electricity is part of our everyday lives, powering our appliances and not giving it much thought, so it is easy to forget the dangers of electricity if used incorrectly.

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The Ultimate Carbon Footprint Giveaway – Winners

As a Nectr customer, you’ll automatically be entered in the Ultimate Carbon Footprint Giveaway!

Making the Switch for Nature this Earth Hour!

If you are new to the whole concept of Earth Hour, don’t worry, it is never too late to participate. Earth Hour is a…

How South Australia Became The ‘Renewable Energy State’

For a state that used to be reliant on other states for their energy supply, they sure have the rest of the country ‘green’ with envy now.

How to avoid water wastage in your home

Water… it’s an absolute necessity for our everyday lives. It is impossible to survive without water; however, it is a part of our life that at some..

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Nectr’s First Anniversary

A first-year milestone is an exciting achievement, and we are thrilled to be celebrating our 1st anniversary. Founded in late 2019 and officially launching…

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How to cut down your energy usage and bill!

If you are like us at Nectr, and you care about your environmental footprint while also saving money on your energy bill, then keep on reading, this is made just for you!

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What do you know about Carbon Offsetting?

There is no way around it, climate change is happening and although it feels like a daunting problem to tackle…

Tips to keep your house cool on a hot day

With Summer’s temperatures often spiking to uncomfortable highs, it can be tricky to stay cool and not blow out your electricity bill.

Giving power to the people

We are on the verge of an energy power play – and the main contenders are not who you think they are.

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What’s the best solar feed in tariff

As a householder with solar panels, you probably already know that using as much of your own solar generation as possible…

Four ways to own your home solar panels

Four ways to own your home solar panels

Begin your search for home solar. Learn which solar system is right for your property, which installer/supplier is best, which retailer has the best plan, timing and budget.

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Nectr Smart home living blog

It’s never been easier to plug in and start saving money on your energy bills with smart home living. Home owners and renters alike are adopting smart devices at home…

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What is the cost of running aircon?

This Summer, more of us will be spending time in our houses either working or socialising, so as the temperature begins to rise, you may be thinking about the cost of running aircon.

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Five ways to sound like a green energy expert

We’ve all been there. You know, when the conversation goes from who’s in the…

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Isn’t it about time you joined the ‘green team’?

In the first few months of 2020, we’ve endured bushfires, floods and a global health pandemic, and the one common factor between the three is the way Mother Nature has rejuvenated itself through each event.

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3 easy tips to save electricity in the kitchen

Channel 9’s research shows that more and more of us are choosing to stay in and cook up a storm at home. This rang true for some of us here at Nectr, so we…

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How to save energy at home

Ah, life admin. You know, things like paying and reviewing the bills. It’s not the first thing we rush to do on a weekend, or even during the week. But it’s got to be done.

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3 tips to create a perfect home office

Are you working from home like the rest of the world? If so, this might mean spending more time in front of your laptop, working from your kitchen table or in a makeshift office

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5 fun ways to spend Earth Hour

In these challenging times it’s still important to inject a sense of mystery and excitement into your life. And what better time to do so than during Earth Hour.

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COVID 19 Update for customers

We understand that COVID-19 is having an impact on so many within our community.

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3 energy saving hacks to keep your home warm

According to yourhome.gov.au, 40% of an average household’s winter bill is spent on keeping the home warm. Use these 3 energy saving hacks to take control of your energy usage…

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How to read your electricity bill

Does it feel like you need to be a mathematician to understand your electricity bill?

How can I increase energy efficiency?

Energy efficiency is a topic that’s been gaining traction in recent years. With increasing concerns about climate change, alongside…

What is a “time of use” tariff?

If you are familiar with your electricity bill, you may have noticed that your plan includes peak, shoulder and  off peak rates.

3 step guide to creating an eco-friendly home

With the recent environmental changes across Australia, and the world, being eco-friendly has never been more important.