For households in the Powercor network in Victoria, a special tariff generally used for heating and cooling appliances was made available called Climate Saver. Climate Saver features a Summer (November to March) rate and Winter (April to October) rate. The lower winter rate provides a lower cost option (compared to standard anytime usage rates) for heating, however the summer rates are generally higher than standard anytime rates so the tariff is better suited for those with higher winter heating versus summer cooling needs. Powercor have now closed the Climate Saver tariff to new entrants and it is only available if you are currently receiving it. The table below compares the rates charged by retailers for those households who are still on this tariff. You can check a recent electricity bill if you are not sure whether you are on this tariff.
WATTever’s comprehensive electricity comparison includes Climate Saver rates for each retailer who supports them.
Powercor Climate Saver Tariff Rates
|#||Retailer Plans (linked)||CS Summer Rate||CS Winter Rate|
|Red Energy Standing Offer||$0.240||$0.240|
|Red Energy Living Energy Saver||$0.258||$0.151|
|Red Energy Qantas Red Saver||$0.258||$0.151|
|Commander Market Offer||$0.261||$0.163|
|Dodo Residential Market||$0.261||$0.163|
|Tango Energy Home Standing||$0.264||$0.264|
|Tango Energy Victorian Default Offer||$0.264||$0.264|
|Tango Energy Home Select||$0.277||$0.166|
|Lumo Energy Movers||$0.278||$0.163|
|Lumo Energy Value||$0.278||$0.163|
|Lumo Energy Basic||$0.287||$0.168|
|Red Energy Qantas Red Plus||$0.287||$0.168|
|Commander Standing Offer||$0.326||$0.204|
|Commander Victorian Default Offer||$0.326||$0.204|
|Dodo Standing Offer||$0.326||$0.204|
|Dodo Victorian Default Offer||$0.326||$0.204|
Note: Climate Saver Rates shown include GST and all available discounts.
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