MONDAY 11 MARCH, 2013 |
Energy Matters Launches Power Bill Competition
National solar provider Energy Matters has launched a competition that will see
the winner have their power bills paid for a year.
With electricity costs continuing to spin out of control; the arrival of a power
bill is often accompanied by a deepening sense of anger and despair in many
The Australian Energy Regulator's (AER's) sixth State of the Energy Market
report released late last year revealed residential electricity prices skyrocketed
over the past five years nationally - with the major culprit being costs
associated with "poles and wires".
Regardless of who or what the primary villain is, that knowledge on its own
won't help households pay a single cent of their inflated power bills. With no
end to escalating prices in sight; energy efficiency is becoming an increasingly
important strategy in reducing electricity bill shock, as is going
To help further raise awareness of the huge savings that can be made by
installing solar panels; Energy Matters has launched a competition involving
entrants submitting for an instant and obligation-free online
and then on a form on the quote results page, stating in 25 words or less how they would spend the
savings if they switched to solar.
Purchase of a system is not required in order to enter the competition. Entries
close at 11.59pm AEDST on 31/03/2013. The winner will be selected on 3/04/2013
and will have their electricity costs paid for an entire year, up to a maximum of
Many Australians may not realise how beneficial solar can be to slashing their
power bill and that even a small array can realise substantial financial
benefits. For example, a 2kW expandable solar power system Energy Matters
currently has on special
can generate savings of up to $980 annually; depending on installation location
and electricity consumption profile.
Households keen to slash their electricity costs by installing solar panels but
not wanting to pay for the full cost of a system up front can take advantage of
Energy Matters' payment plan option.
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