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Pacific Blue energy plans review

Our verdict: Pacific Blue offers Victorian households 100% carbon neutral plans at no extra cost and the option to back clean energy in Australia. However, its electricity plans aren’t the cheapest around.

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Pacific Blue review

Pacific Blue will favour those looking to reduce their environmental impact over having an electricity plan that comes with low prices or a lot of bells and whistles such as a rewards program or an app to track energy usage.

The electricity retailer's parent owns and operates a mix of wind, solar and hydro generation assets. So while it can't guarantee your home is powered by clean energy, you're at least able to support renewable energy generation in Australia.

The main caveat is this may come at a cost as Pacific Blue's plans are a fair bit more expensive than those from other energy providers in Finder's database for Victoria.

Good to know: Pacific Blue launched Tango Energy in 2012 to offer energy plans to households in NSW and VIC.

Pros

  • 100% carbon neutral electricity plans at no extra cost to you
  • Supports the generation of renewable energy in Australia

Cons

  • Both direct debit and monthly billing required when you sign up with Pacific Blue

Compare electricity plans for Pacific Blue

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Name Plan features Reference price Typical annual cost
Pacific Blue Retail - Blue First
Energy Fact Sheet | (PA1507560MR@VEC)
Single rate tariffFeed in tariff available
Reference price
26% less than
Victorian Default Offer
Estimated cost/year (typical usage)
$1,270/year
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Pacific Blue Retail - Blue Home
Energy Fact Sheet | (PA1490748MR@VEC)
Single rate tariffFeed in tariff available
Reference price
3% less than
Victorian Default Offer
Estimated cost/year (typical usage)
$1,670/year
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The annual estimated electricity prices are based on a residential customer on the Jemena network who consumes 4000kWh yearly on a single rate tariff. Your actual bill may vary depending on your consumption.

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Rewards and Features

Rewards and features

♻ 100% carbon neutral plans

Pacific Blue offers 100% carbon neutral plans as standard. The provider will offset any carbon emissions from your power use across its 2 plans at no additional cost.

Customer Service

Customer service

Social Media
Live chat available
Payment assistance
Financial support available

If you're looking to get in touch with Pacific Blue, you'll have a few options to choose from:

  • You can call them between 8:30 am to 6pm (AEST) Monday through Friday.
  • Reach out through live chat which is also available 8:30 am to 6pm (AEST) Monday through Friday.
  • You can also email or fax the provider.

Solar Energy

Solar Energy

Pacific Blue doesn't have dedicated solar plans but it does offer feed-in tariffs on its usual electricity plans.

If you were to sign up, you would receive 4.9 cents per kWh.

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Name Feed-in tariff Reference price Typical annual cost
Pacific Blue Retail - Blue First
Energy Fact Sheet | (PA1507560MR@VEC)
Single rate tariffFeed in tariff available
Feed-in tariff
from 4.9c/kWh
Reference price
26% less than
Victorian Default Offer
Estimated cost/year (typical usage)
$1,270/year
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Green Energy

Green Energy

We normally look at The Green Electricity Guide by Greenpeace in order to work out the green credentials of different providers.

However, Pacific Blue was not included on the list as it's fairly new to the market.

It also doesn't offer GreenPower, which is a government initiative allowing the retailer to measure and match your power usage with renewable energy to the grid.

But to its credit, it owns and operates green energy sources as well as offers 100% carbon neutral plans at no extra cost.

Ready to switch to Pacific Blue?

Now that you've read our review of Pacific Blue, you can check out its plans once again before signing up. If you're still unsure, you can compare other energy providers on Finder before committing to a decision.


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