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Compare power prices by finding out what you’ll pay with Meridian. Just pop in your address and your estimated rates will show up right away. 

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Why Meridian?

Wind turbines at Meridian's West Wind farm

100% renewable generation

All the electricity we generate comes from 100% renewable sources – wind, water and sun. Always will.

We believe it's the only way forward for the future of our planet. 

 

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Local, award-winning service

When you call, our expert team are quick to pick up the phone. They’re some of the best in the business when it comes to helping you manage your power. And if you have a fault or emergency, they’re here for you 24/7. 

 

Residential houses signed up to Meridian residential power plans in Wellington

Moving power's a breeze

If you’re ever shifting house, it’s easy to move your power in just a few clicks. 

We’ll take care of the rest so you can enjoy a cuppa as soon as all your boxes are through the door. 

 

 

More about power pricing

Fixed and variable pricing plans

It’s super simple. When you join Meridian, you can choose to lock in your electricity rates for the length of your contract (a fixed plan) or keep it flexi with no fixed term contract (a variable plan). Get the details below. 

Compare pricing plans

Low and standard user options

Then, you’ll pick whether you’re a low or standard user of power. User options help us figure out which rates will work best for your household. The general rule of thumb is that if your winter power bills are less than $200, you’re a low user. Each year we’ll check in to make sure you’re on the right option, so once you’ve joined you can leave the rest to us.  

Standard users: use more than 8,000* kWh of power per year 

Low users: use less than 8,000* kWh of power per year

COMPARE USER OPTIONS

*This rises to 9,000 kWh in some parts of the lower South Island.

Power pricing for EV drivers and solar customers

It’s easy to compare power prices using our price estimator tool if you’re a standard residential customer. But if you’ve got added extras at your place like an electric vehicle or solar panels, good on you – we’ve got different plans to fit your lifestyle.

Meridian Electric Car plan customer charging their electric vehicleNeed to power your EV?

We’re big fans of EV drivers. So, we’ve designed a plan specifically for you. On our Electric Car Plan, you’ll get lower night rates for charging and up to a $300 bill credit* when you sign up. Nice.

ELECTRIC CAR PLAN

*Terms and conditions apply.

Solar panels on the roof of a residential houseSolar on the roof? 

Power pricing works a bit differently for solar customers - because you're the renewable energy generator. We’ll top you up if you’re low, and buy power from you if you’ve got more than you need.*

SOLAR plan

*Terms and conditions apply.

Frequently Asked Questions

Keen to know more about electricity pricing in New Zealand? Find some answers here.

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