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Nectr introduces Deferit payment option

Nectr announces its partnership with Deferit. As of 1 July, Nectr customers can pay their energy bills across 4 instalments via Deferit – an option that we hope assists in family budgeting.

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July 1 Energy Rate Update

Nectr is varying its standing offer tariffs and charges and the variation comes into effect on 1 July 2022. This change to your rates is…

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Nectr Celebrates World Environment Day 2022

Nectr is proud to announce that on Sunday the 5th June, we will be celebrating World Environment Day!

What’s Happening in the Wholesale Energy Market?

Nectr receives unprecedented sign-up interest as volatile energy market causes customer and industry uncertainty.

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Nectr Launches Buy Now Pay Later for Solar and Solar + Battery

Australian households are now a step closer to affordable energy independence, thanks to award-winning energy retailer Nectr…

Nectr Celebrates World Bee Day 2022

Nectr is proud to announce that on Friday the 20th May, we will be celebrating our beloved little mascot…

Nectr takes top spot for Canstar Blue’s Green Energy Excellence Awards

BREAKING NEWS: And the winner is… Nectr! We are beyond thrilled to…

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Nectr wins in Canstar’s inaugural Green Energy Excellence Awards

Nectr was awarded for its 100% carbon neutral and 100% GreenPower plans which showcase…

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Invest in our planet for Earth Day 2022!

Nectr is proud to be a part of Earth Day and encourage you all to help make a difference for our planet!

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…

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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..

For customers affected by the recent flood events

Here at Nectr, our thoughts go out to all family members, customers, and communities in New South Wales &..

Australian renewable energy startup Nectr enjoys a solid start

Australia’s freshest renewable energy focused company, Nectr launches a multi-channel campaign to challenge existing market players and position Nectr as the greener, cleaner future of energy.

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More reasons for Nectr customers to refer a friend

One of the benefits of becoming a Nectr customer is being able to share your energy experience…

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Nectr recognised as a top green electricity provider

Nectr is proud to announce that we’ve received 4 out of 5 stars stars in Greenpeace’s 2022 Green Electricity Guide!

Connect your energy when moving house

Moving house can be a daunting experience for many Aussies. There are so many things to remember…

Nectr expands into the ACT

As the ACT leads the country’s renewable energy transition, Australian energy retailer, Nectr announces its entry into the Territory, offering ACT residents cleaner…

Canberrans now have access to 100% cleaner and greener energy

The ACT is known for its focus on clean air, renewables and living sustainably. Residents can now..

The future of Electric Vehicles (EV’s) in Australia

Humans have come a long way since the invention of the wheel and horse-drawn carriages. We birthed the industrial age, created combustible…

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Summer savings for your solar battery!

A good old snag on the barbie isn’t the only thing that Nectr will be sizzling up this summer. If you’re an existing solar owner…

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Keep your bedroom cool this summer

Hot humid air, sticky bedsheets and a brood of Cicadas trying to lull us to sleep often signals the start of Summer..

Going “off the grid” with solar

When you hear the term “going off the grid,” it makes you think about people quitting their busy jobs, packing up their belongings..

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Why are Solar Feed-in Tariffs (FITs) declining?

Many homeowners might be scratching their heads at some of the changes occurring right now in the energy industry. If you’ve already…

Nectr a shining light in MOZO’s experts choice awards 2021

We’re excited to announce that we’ve achieved four Mozo Experts Choice Awards for our energy plans in Queensland and New South Wales.

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Nectr takes out four MOZO Experts Choice Awards in 2021

We are proud to have received four Mozo Expert Choice Awards from financial comparison site Mozo this year

Nectr VPP Blog

Why should customers participate in VPPs?

Part Two of this series provides an insight into the benefits to energy customers for participating in VPP programs ..

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What exactly is a Virtual Power Plant?

As the pace of technological disruption continues its meteoric rise, industries like energy are redefining their traditional business models..

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The Future is Bright with Solar!

Have you jumped on the solar bandwagon yet? We know that Australia has the highest take up of residential solar installation globally..

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Saving money with home solar battery, what you need to know

If you haven’t already got solar panels on your home, you should be considering it. More than just saving you money, solar energy is also a..

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Our investments in solar farms

Nectr’s parent company, Hanwha Energy Australia is in the process of developing two solar farms as part of our focus on a sustainable planet.

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Six ways to make your home ‘smarter’

There is no doubt that smart tech has taken the world by storm over the last few years. These products have managed to penetrate every…

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Nectr’s Solar Home Preparation Checklist

Our 7-point checklist focuses on some of the more pressing matters that are sometimes oversights. Whether you’ve done your research..

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Sustainable Cooking at Home: Spring Edition

Spring has sprung, and with that, a new season of locally available foods! Life has changed for all of us over the last 18 months, but it..

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How to WIN free electricity for a year

Here we are again, stuck in another tough period with our lives continuously compromised due to Covid. Again we…

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100% carbon neutral certified products

Our Nectr Clean plan and Nectr Solar Clean plans are 100% carbon neutral – which means we have reduced our carbon emission..

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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 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…

July 1 Energy Rate Update

Nectr is varying its standing offer tariffs and charges and the variation comes into effect on 1 July 2021. This change to your rates is in response to a change in the government’s…

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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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…

20,000 Australians choose Nectr

Nectr are very proud to announce the milestone of 20,000 customer sign- ups today. After only 14 months of operation and now selling across three states, we are excited ….

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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!

Sharing the energy in South Australia

Sharing the energy in South Australia

Nectr continues its focus on offering affordable and clean energy to all Australians, by launching in South Australia this week. One year since its official launch..

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.