April 16, 2019
Queensland Asset Ownership Dividend

Queensland Asset Ownership Dividend

For the second year in a row the Queensland Government will be providing a $50.00 electricity credit to all Queensland households in an effort to provide assistance and electricity bill relief. What do I need to do to apply? Nothing. Due to the bulk purchase and on-selling arrangement your Body […]
April 1, 2019
Reduce Energy Consumption & Cost

Reduce Energy Consumption & Cost

Energy efficiency is about reducing the energy we consume without negatively impacting our lifestyle or health and safety. The benefits of energy efficiency are indisputable: residents save money, utility networks have smaller loads and require less upgrading, and greenhouse gas emissions are reduced. The best part is this can all […]
March 29, 2019
How Bulk Utilities Can Benefit You

How Bulk Utilities Can Benefit You.

Silver Asset Services is the trusted specialist, assisting building owners and bodies corporate to successfully acquire bulk utilities including electricity, water, air conditioning and gas, and managing those services on their behalf. Our goal is to substantially reduce the cost of utilities for the long term, thus increasing the values […]
March 1, 2019
Customer Hardship

Customer Hardship

New rules have been introduced to help customers who are having trouble paying their bills due to hardship. Retailers must have hardship policies in place for residential customers and those must have a minimum set of requirements approved by the Australian Energy Regulator. Retailers must now have: processes to identify […]
March 1, 2019
Life Support

Life Support

The 1st of February saw new rules take effect relating to protections and obligation for energy customers requiring life support and equipment. Two electricity companies have been given fines of both $40,000 after they cut power to people who were on life support. Under the National Energy Retail Rules, for […]
December 11, 2018

Finding Energy Efficient Products

Everyone is talking about being energy efficient – and no wonder! According to Choice magazine, Australian households typical spend about $1750 a year on electricity. Everyone’s usage is different of course, but energy use in your home tends to break down like this: Heating and cooling 40% Water heating 23% […]
December 4, 2018

What is an Embedded Network?

Are you switched on to where your electricity comes from? If you live in a Body Corporate or Owners Corporation, you might have your electricity supplied by an Embedded Network. That means power comes into one point in the building and is then distributed each individual unit. Typical places you’ll […]
November 19, 2018
Silver Asset Services looks at what you can do if you think your electricity bill is too hight

Help My Electricity Bill is Too High!

No one likes a big power bill, but keeping it under control is as easy as A, B, C (and, we’ve thrown in D and E as well). A is for Appliances Have you bought a new appliance? You might be surprised how much energy they consume. You can effectively […]
November 6, 2018

‘Spring Clean’ Your Energy Use

Spring is here! And so is the warmer weather, so now is the perfect time to ‘spring clean’ your energy use. So, spring into action and turn that extra energy into electricity efficiency. Throw the curtains back and open those windows As little as 30 minutes exposure to natural sunlight […]
September 19, 2018
Silver Asset Services looks at electricity rebates for NSW concession card holders

Electricity Rebates for New South Wales

Did you know you might be eligible for a New South Wales Government electricity concession? The Government has a number of rebates including: Low Income Household Rebate of up to $313.50 per year Gas Rebate of up to $121 per year Family Energy Rebate You will receive either a partial […]
September 19, 2018
Silver Asset Services looks at electricity rebates for Victorian concession card holders

Electricity Rebates For Victoria

Did you know you might be eligible for a Victorian Government Annual Electricity Concession? The rebate is a 17.5%* off electricity usage and service costs and it comes on top of any electricity provider discounts.  * The concession does not apply to the first $171.60 of the annual bill. This […]
September 19, 2018
Silver Asset Services looks at electricity rebates for Queensland

Electricity Rebates For Queensland

Did you know you might be eligible for a Queensland Government electricity rebate? If you hold an eligible seniors or pension card, you may be entitled to receive electricity rebates of up to $340.85 per year.  Rebates are available to people who have the following concession cards: Pensioner Concession Card; […]