Staying on top of your power bills has never been easier, all thanks to electricity apps. Managing your usage is one of the best steps in lowering your monthly consumption. As simple as knowing when you consume the most power in a day can help you set your monthly budget.
The majority of power retailers today offer smartphone apps for consumers, so you have a better system for usage and payments. Check out these NZ power providers that offer reliable electricity apps to their customers.
If your provider doesn't have one, you can easily download these other power-saving apps to help monitor your power consumption.
Whether you're cutting back on your energy usage or not, it's best to monitor and make sure you don't go over budget! The Energy Cost Calculator app lets you check and analyze which appliances in your home are using the most energy, and see the cost of energy per day, week, month.
Energy Cost Calculator is available on the App Store
An app made by researchers and students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Human Ecology, MyEarth lets you keep track of your power usage, savings, and total impact. It has five categories: electricity, recycling, travel, food and usage, and includes activities to measure how sustainable your actions are.
It also includes a diary so you can check and tick off activities, helping people get an idea of how their actions affect the environment.
MyEarth is available on the App Store and Google Play
Save more energy and money by practising sustainable habits with JouleBug! Discover new ways to become more environment-friendly, get motivated by competing in challenges to see who's the greenest, follow family and friends, track your impact, and more!
JouleBug is available on the App Store and Google Play
Meridian Energy customers can now manage their power through Meridian Energy's app.
Please note that the app might not be ready for all Meridian customers yet, so best to contact their customer service first before logging in your details.
The Meridian Energy App is available on the App Store and Google Play
Energy IQ is a powerful tool that has great features to accommodate all Genesis Energy customers.
The Energy IQ App is available on the App Store and Google Play
Take control of your electricity bill! Powershop lets you know exactly how much power you're consuming and how much that will cost before your due date. That way, you can choose to get their 'Powerpacks' to help you save more money — also available on the app.
Not a Powershop customer yet? You can still download the app and try it in demo mode instead!
The Powershop NZ App is available on the App Store and Google Play
Manage your Nova Energy bundled plans or individual services in one app!
Nova Energy is available on the App Store and Google Play
Electric Kiwi customers can now check their bills and update their Hour of Power in one app. The app also lets customers set reminder notifications so they can keep an eye on electricity usage, and more!
Electric Kiwi is available on the App Store and Google Play
Unlike other apps, Flick Electric provides real-time information about the market price of electricity and its carbon impact on the system.
Flick Electric is available on the App Store and Google Play
Keep track of your Contact Energy account wherever you are, anytime you need it!
Contact Energy is available on the App Store and Google Play
Keep up to date with your Trustpower account with their app!
Trustpower is available on the App Store and Google Play
Get everything done with Mercury Energy's app! One of its unique features allows you to take challenges, earn competition entries, and win Mercury Dollars — equivalent to New Zealand Dollars in value!
Mercury Energy is available on the App Store and Google Play
Check your power and broadband usage easily with the megaTEL mobile app!
MegaTEL is available on the App Store
Stay on top of your power with Globug's app! Manage your prepay electricity account and top up at the comfort of your home.
Globug is available on the App Store and Google Play
Check your account balance, split your bills, and more with the Slingshot app!
Slingshot App is available on the App Store and Google Play
Manage all your Orcon Power plans on one app! The Orcon app lets you check everything from your account balance to power usage.
Orcon Power is available on the App Store and Google Play
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Excellent service. Responsive and easy to deal with. Got me an awesome deal on Broadband. Well worth calling to see what they can do. 👍
Really great service, helped us save about 30% on power plus a free $100 sign up bonus. Very fast and efficient.
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So easy to use, very helpful and got a great deal with my power and gas