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Who are Powershop?

Mehdi Punjwani
Written by  Mehdi Punjwani
5 min read
Updated: 07 Jan 2020

Find out more about Powershop’s tariffs and contact details

Powershop is an online electricity supplier based in New Zealand, with a presence in Australia and the UK, where it operates in partnership with nPower. In the British Isles, it’s headquartered in Birmingham.

How can I contact Powershop?

Online enquiry form:

Telephone: 0808 159 7896

Its lines are open Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm.

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