Powershop Australia - authorised electricity retailer

Sector: 
Segment: 
Status: 
Category: 
Authorised retailer
Effective date: 
1 July 2012
AER reference: 
E12045
Applicant/s: 
  • Powershop Australia Pty Ltd / ABN 41 154 914 075
Location: 
Registered business address
Level 15, 357 Collins Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000
Australia

Overview

On 22 June 2012, the AER approved an application from Powershop Australia Pty Ltd (Powershop) for electricity retailer authorisation under the National Energy Retail Law. Powershop is authorised to retail electricity as and when the National Energy Retail Law is adopted in each participating jurisdiction.

Powershop is part of the Meridian Energy Group, where activities of the Meridian Energy Group include electricity generation and retailing in New Zealand. The Meridian Energy Group also own generation assets in Australia. Powershop was granted an electricity retail licence by the Essential Services Commission of Victoria in April 2012.