Pricing and plans for business
Cost-effective pricing and plans
At Meridian, we know that different customers have different needs. So, we’ve got a range of business power plans to meet your energy needs in the most cost-effective way. Whether your business is big or small, we’re confident that we’ll deliver great value.
Want to compare business power plans? No problem, we quote our prices in a way that makes them easy to compare. We’re also happy to explain our different plan options and the elements that make up the pricing.
Fixed energy pricing
With fixed energy pricing, your energy rates/charges are set for the term of your contract. That charge covers the price of energy and our retail services, such as meter reading, billing and customer support. However, certain additional charges, like network charges and government and regulatory charges, may change with 30 days’ notice.
The duration of a fixed energy plan is usually two or three years, depending on where your business is located.
Choose fixed pricing if:
- you want more certainty than variable pricing to help you budget
- you’re happy to sign up to a contract of up to three years. Exit fees may apply upon early termination.
With variable pricing, you have no fixed term contract. However, both the network or energy price can change, in which case we will give you 30 days’ notice of this change.
You can change from variable pricing to fixed pricing at any time.
Choose variable pricing if:
- you don’t want to be tied into a contract
- you understand your rates could change, with notice.
Use a lot of power?
We have a range of dedicated plans for industrial or commercial businesses that use a large amount of power. We also have an experienced team of Corporate Account managers who are keen to help you choose the best solution for your business. Contact our team today.
EasiPlan gives your business fixed energy rates for your electricity, so you know what rate you’ll pay for electricity each month. It protects your business from fluctuations with the electricity spot market prices, giving you more certainty over your business’ monthly bill amount.
Spot Market Plan
With the Spot Market Plan, the price your business pays for energy is linked to prices in the wholesale electricity market (Spot Market). It works best if you actively manage your business’ energy spend and follow what’s happening in the market.
You set a percentage of your electricity use that’s charged at a fixed rate, with the balance being charged at the electricity Spot Market Rate plus an administration charge. You can select the level of risk that suits your business, with the added benefit of having some degree of price certainty.
Want more along with your business power
We’ve got more on offer than just power plans, with a range of sustainable solutions for your business.
EVs for business
As a business, there are many benefits to joining the electric journey, especially when it comes to doing your part to help combat climate change. Offering charging stations is a great way to show your support for reducing our country‘s emissions. It’s a no-brainer given the huge increase in EVs on New Zealand roads – and the demand for electric car charging stations.
Our team of experts can help you install charging stations for your own fleet, and public charging stations.
Certified Renewable Energy
Certified Renewable Energy completely changes the carbon reporting and offsetting game for New Zealand businesses. It’s a product that will enable you to report your Scope 2 electricity emissions – those ones linked to your electricity usage – as zero*.
It’s not only good for the planet, it’s also good for business. Choosing Certified shows your customers, partners, stakeholders and communities that you care about the future of our planet.
Solar energy is good energy. We can help your business harness the power of the sun with our commercial solar plans.
If the thought of upfront capital costs makes you hesitant to get onboard, don’t worry. We can set you up with a Solar Power Purchase Agreement, which makes it easy for you to get started. We’ll take care of the design, installation, and maintenance while you pay it off. Too easy! We can also set you up fully and leave the rest to you, if that’s what you prefer.
*Using the market-based reporting methodology as per the GHG Protocol’s Scope 2 Standards.