Household and small business energy tips

Energy Policy WA has put together some useful information for households and small businesses in managing their energy use. Find tips for reducing your power bills and for making the most of solar power whether you have panels or not, and more.

This section provides helpful information for households and small business to reduce energy bills, keep up with new technology and make the most of renewable energy.

Find out more about how to save energy in your home and business below.

Energy tips for households

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Using energy efficiently can make a big difference to the environment and to the household budget, in both the long and short term. There are many ways that households can make the most of the energy resources they consume. Energy Policy WA has developed information sheets to help households navigate the different ways of managing energy use.

This information sheet is useful for households who want to take steps to reduce their power bills.

Energy Policy WA Information Sheet - Save money on your power bills (PDF)

This information sheet helps households shift their use to the daytime, to make the most of renewable solar power produced on their own roof or by others.

Energy Policy WA Information Sheet - Maximising daytime power use (PDF)

Tips for limiting your gas bills can be found in the following information sheet.

Energy Policy WA Information Sheet for households - Save money on your gas bills (PDF)

The following information sheet outlines the options for households who may need support in paying their energy bills. 

Energy Policy WA Information Sheet - Payment Difficulties 

Energy tips for small businesses

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Power is an ongoing essential cost for small business. Taking the time to understand your power options and create efficiency can help your bottom line at the same time as helping the environment.

Energy Policy WA has developed information sheets to support small businesses in making decisions about their energy use.

This information sheet provides a practical introduction for small businesses looking to manage their power use.

Energy Policy WA Information Sheet - Managing your power use (PDF)

Free Energy Saving Advice for Small Business

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Address your energy costs and make a positive change to your bottom line through this free Australian Government initiative.

If your business has between 6-20 employees or is a drought-affected business employing 0-5 employees, you qualify for a one-on-one consultation with an independent business expert.

The Business Energy Advice Program (BEAP) will review your energy consumption and suggest potential energy-saving opportunities tailored to your business and industry. In business, every dollar counts. Don’t miss this free opportunity to unlock energy savings and join the thousands of other businesses who have already benefited.

To find out more see the Business Energy Advice Program website here.
 

Page reviewed 21 May 2020