Next Business Energy: Electricity plans
Get specialised business electricity plans in QLD, NSW, VIC, SA and the ACT with Next Business Energy.
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With Next Business Energy, you can get a personalised energy plan for your business, whether it's a small two-person affair or a large corporation. They provide power to customers in NSW, VIC, QLD, SA, and the ACT, but don't have any guarantees on the green nature of their power or any GreenPower options.
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Next Business Energy offers electricity services to businesses of any size, including large corporations. The company operates in New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, South Australia and the ACT.
The retailer also offers solar feed-in tariffs for customers with solar systems, though it doesn't provide installation.
All customers get access to NextConnect, an electricity management program that you can use on mobiles, tablets or desktops. The program helps you track your energy use, set energy budgets, forecast future invoices as well as get personalised electricity-saving tips to help you reduce your energy use. You can also use NextConnect to enable bill smoothing and manage your account and payments.
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Next Business Energy has a focus on providing tailored energy plans for businesses in the ACT, QLD, NSW, SA, and VIC. Their stated aim is to provide plans and services specialised for small, medium, and large businesses that include:
- Tailored account management for businesses other services say aren't big enough.
- Smart billing from single locations to multi-site invoicing.
- Online billing services and flexible payment options.
- Reports on usage and projected costs, personalised and delivered weekly.
- Fast response customer service and support.
You won't be able to get your solar panels installed by Next Business Energy, but they will provide solar feed-in tariffs for businesses that already have a solar system set up.
How green is Next Business Energy?
Next Business Energy doesn't have GreenPower options on their plans and have no guarantee on the green rating of their energy. They do support renewables through their subsidiary, Next Generation and Renewables, which supports new solar farms and has partnered with major solar developments across the Eastern Seaboard.
Can I manage my plan from my phone?
You can manage your plan comprehensively using the NextConnect platform, available on desktop and mobile. It provides:
- Visualisation of daily and weekly usage.
- Setting an energy budget to track actual usage.
- Receive mobile energy alerts.
- Bill smoothing and forecasts.
- View bills.
- Personal energy saving tips to help you lower your power bill.
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