Got battery storage and looking to compare VPP Plans?
A Virtual Power Plant (VPP) brings together hundreds or thousands of household batteries storing excess solar energy to create the effect of a massive battery. The VPP technology enables this stored energy to be released back into the grid during periods of high demand. Very quickly, networks can access cost-effective renewable energy to meet demand. In return, energy retailers provide incentives and payments for storage owners, helping to offset the cost of their system. You’ll find a comparison below of the leading VPP programs in each state.
Each VPP program requires a compatible battery setup. That’s because batteries have different protocols, VPPs will only support some brands and models capable of responding to communications to discharge energy back into the grid. So, if you have a specific VPP scheme in mind, you’ll want to check this out before buying your battery.
VPP credits and feed-in tariffs are important, but to find the best deal for your homes unique energy use, you’ll want to see the cheapest combination of rates, daily charges, controlled load rates and feed-in tariffs. We make it easy to get it right when you compare with WATTever’s comprehensive electricity comparison. When you select that you have a battery in the comparison profile entry, we display VPP plans in the results so you can see how they stack up against non-VPP plans as well. You’ll see a personalised cost ranking of all publicly listed electricity plans, based on your energy use to help you make serious savings. We include all retailers, tariff types, discounts, solar feed-in tariffs, input for concessions and more. For extra tips check out our essential guide to comparing electricity properly
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VPP Anytime tariff (10) plans for the Australian Capital Territory
|Partner||Retailer/Plan||Key Conditions||Upfront Credit (Fee)||Recurring Credit (Fee) p.a.||General Usage||General Usage Rate 1 Limit per day||General Usage Rate 2||Supply Charge||Max Solar FIT||Basic Plan Info|
|Social Energy Better Together||Customers must have a Social Energy compatible battery – Duracell or Solax Triple Power.||$0||17.97c||95.00c||40.0c||NoCL CL1 CL2 CL1&2|
|Sonnen Autonomy||Customers must have a Sonnen battery. Sonnen pricing does not conform to standard retail pricing. Please review the BPID/fact sheet to understand pricing.||$0||0.00c||1.10 kWh||21.25c||226.85c||0.0c||NoCL CL1 CL2 CL1&2|
|Sonnen City||Customers must have a Sonnen battery. Sonnen pricing does not conform to standard retail pricing. Please review the BPID/fact sheet to understand pricing.||$0||0.00c||1.01 kWh||21.25c||161.10c||0.0c||NoCL CL1 CL2 CL1&2|
|Sonnen Economy||Customers must have a Sonnen battery. Sonnen pricing does not conform to standard retail pricing. Please review the BPID/fact sheet to understand pricing.||$0||0.00c||3.97 kWh||21.25c||161.10c||0.0c||NoCL CL1 CL2 CL1&2|
|Sonnen Family||$0||0.00c||2.53 kWh||21.25c||193.97c||0.0c||NoCL CL1 CL2 CL1&2|
VPP Time Of Use tariff plans for the Australian Capital Territory
|Partner||Retailer/Plan||Key Conditions||Upfront Credit (Fee)||Recurring Credit (Fee) p.a.||Off-Peak TOU||Shoulder TOU||Peak TOU||Supply Charge||Max Solar FIT||Basic Plan Info|
|Members Energy Solar Battery Members Plan||Prices are fixed until 30 June 2021. Membership fee of $1.10 per day. Requires Tesla Powerwall 2, Eveready, Hive or Alpha ESS battery.||$0||($402)||15.02c||20.29c||29.99c||90.00c||6.0c||NoCL CL1 CL2 CL1&2|
^ Rates shown include GST and all available discounts. Plans are updated weekly from retailer’s Basic Plan Information Documents (BPIDs)/Energy Price Fact Sheets
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