Discover VPP

Smart solar battery management
VPP Trading Income

Goodbye power bill, Hello smart energy trading

Imagine the feeling of no power bills. Discover Energy VPP customers see the world differently, because they recognise there is an energy revolution happening.They understand the future needs to be sustainable and want to create real change.

How does VPP smart energy trading work?

Discover Energy is leading the solar energy revolution with VPP Cloud based software that turns your home into a Virtual Power Plant and Energy Trader!

Your Solar powered home becomes a VPP (Virtual Power Plant) with DE recommend battery and inverter Combination

Your home charges the solar battery which stores energy and powers your home 24hrs a day. The Inverter is connected to DE Specialised software

Our revolutionary cloud based software monitors your inverter and the Grids energy demand.At the optimum moment the software sells your excess power back to the Grid maximising your energy income

Using The DE Insights mobile app you can easily track the trades and your income statements from the comfort of your phone

Make Discover Energy VPP the smarter choice for your future

Smarter

The world's first innovative VPP technology: your solar system, battery and a cloud-based software makes for a simple installation with no extra hardware required.

Cheaper

Powered by the solar system and stored in your home battery. DE's smart algorithms determine the optimal time to sell the stored energy back to the grid at premium prices.

Greener

With a strong focus on renewable power, Discover Energy will help your home be more efficient towards reducing your carbon footprint.

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Customer Testimonials
Surajit, SA
"I found Discover Energy is truly value for money considerations. I got 25c/kWh FIT tariff as opposed to 14c/kWh with my current electricity provider, which is way more great going for me. The customer service is really appreciated and it was a seamless way forward. I must thank Mr Pawan Verma who helps me to take out to the best deal I availed now!"

Posted Jan 28, 2021

Lyle, SA
"I joined the VPP Smart network a few months ago due to the awesome $0.25 solar feed in tariff recommended by Aussie Farmers Group Solar on offer this really helps to offset some of the solar + battery costs, during the summer a negative balance in my account to cover my winter cost, for 81 days my grid use was about 75kwh, credit of $520 using a 10KW solar and 15KW storage battery, output of 5KW to the grid per hour, and they’re Aussie."

Posted Jan 19, 2021

Bartek, NSW
"The process of signing up was made incredibly easy, with accessible customer service who went over and above in terms of getting responses to questions."

Posted Jan 05, 2021

Linda, QLD
"VPP Smart Saver provides the best market feed-in tariff and low charge for electricity used @Discover Energy. With the Discover Energy app monitoring usage and feed-in is a breeze, plus it enables selling excess from the battery whenever it suits."

Posted Dec 16, 2020

Joe, SA
"Advised by reputable solar energy company, they offered the best feed in tariff on the market 0.25cents, and gave me a better discount on Electricity and Gas then some of the other major competitors, very friendly and prompt services to all my queries and innovation with the option of trading stored energy and month to month billing. Highly recommended!"

Posted Dec 16, 2020

Eddie, QLD
"Signed up 3 months ago on their VPP Smart Saver plan. Best deal in the market especially for solar panels and battery owner. Discover Energy VPP Smart Saver plan give us the highest solar feed-in tariff I can find in the market. Easy to sign up. Pain free and fast changeover. Since then, my household has saved a lot on electricity bill. Best thing I’ve done on our household bill."

Posted Dec 15, 2020

What's happening in Discover Energy VPP?

Terms and Conditions – Win a Home Battery 2021

2021-11-29

Win a Home Battery 2021  Terms and Conditions Participation in this Promotion is deemed acceptance of the below Terms.  Promotion name: Win a Home Battery 2021  Eligible States/Territories: NSW, SA, VIC, ACT and QLD (Energex network) – any jurisdictions where Discover Energy retails. Promotion Period: Start: 1 December 2021 9:00 AM AEST End: 15 December 2021 11:59 PM AEST. No entries will be accepted outside this time. Promoter: DISCOVER ENERGY PTY LTD (ABN 20 619 204 750) operating as Discover Energy Eligible Entrants: Subject to the terms and conditions below, entry to the promotion is open to an authorised participant (being 18 years or over). Eligible Entries and Method of Entry:  There are two methods of entry to this promotion. New Discover Energy Customers To be eligible to join Win a Home Battery 2021, entrants must have successfully signed up to a Discover Energy plan between the promotion period stated and must be switched within two weeks of sign up. Any sign up to a Discover Energy plan during the promotional period is eligible. This includes any electricity, gas, solar or VPP plans offered by Discover Energy.One entry per account only. A new electricity and gas sign up will be considered as two entries. Only new sign ups during the promotional period are eligible. Existing Discover Energy customers must sign up to a new, additional plan to qualify.If the winning account has multiple account holders, the primary account holder is deemed the prize beneficiary.If the entrant signs up or switches to a different retailer during the event period, their entry will be considered invalid.  Existing Discover Energy Customers Entrants must be a current Discover Energy account holder during the stated promotional period. Entrants must successfully refer a customer to Discover Energy between 1st December 2021 to 15 December 2021A referral is deemed successful when the referral has signed up to a Discover Energy plan during the stated promotional period.Entrants receive 1 entry only to this promotion, regardless of the number of successful referrals an entrant has made during this periodIf the winning account has multiple account holders, the primary account holder is deemed the prize beneficiary. Competition Process: Two winners will be drawn from a random digital lottery on COB 16 December 2021. The first drawn entry will receive Prize 1 (AlphaESS SMILE-B3-PLUS battery). The next drawn entry will receive Prize 2. Winners will be notified no later than COB 17 December 2021 via phone and email. Customers will be notified via the contact number and email as entered in their sign-up form to Discover Energy. Winners must confirm the claim of prize via email by COB 20th December 2021. Prize details: There are two prizes in this promotion. All prizes are valued in Australian dollars unless expressly stated to the contrary. Prize 1: AlphaESS SMILE-B3-PLUS x 1 ALPHAESS SMILE-B3-PLUS valued at $5000 This prize is pick up only. Delivery is not included in this prize. This prize can be picked up from any One Stop Warehouse location (NSW, SA, QLD, VIC). Upon confirmation of acceptance of this prize, the winner may nominate a preferred solar installer to act as liaison and to arrange delivery. Alternatively, Discover Energy can recommend a solar installer to assist in delivery and installation. The prize does not include:The cost of installationThe cost of additional hardware including but not limited to:Solar panels The Prize will be provided by Discover Energy and Alpha-ESS.  Prize 2: AlphaESS Portable Power System x 1 The second drawn entry will win AlphaESS Portable Power System valued at $1300. This prize includes delivery of Prize 2 to a nominated address The Prize will be provided by Discover Energy and AlphaESS. Exchanges: This prize cannot be exchanged for cash. These prizes must be taken “as offered” and cannot be transferred, exchanged, varied or extended, except in Discover Energy’s sole discretion.  No contact and Unclaimed prize draw: Discover Energy takes no responsibility where it is unable to contact the Winner/s who have not provided correct or complete contact details as per their account information. If an entrant’s contact details change during the Promotion Period, it is the entrant’s responsibility to notify the Promoter.  In the event that either prize is unclaimed by 20 December 2021, Discover Energy will re-draw from the pool of entries to choose a new winner.  Promotions Exclusions: Entry is open only to an Eligible Entrant as defined above. However, directors, officers, management, employees, suppliers (including prize suppliers) and contractors (and the immediate families of directors, officers, management, employees, suppliers and contractors) of the Promoter and of its related bodies corporate, and of the agencies and companies associated with this Promotion are not Eligible Entrants and are ineligible to enter. Immediate family means any of the following: spouse, ex-spouse, child or step-child (whether natural or by adoption), parent, step-parent, grandparent, step grandparent, uncle, aunt, niece, nephew, brother, sister, step- brother, step-sister or first cousin. Tax implications: Entrants are advised that tax implications may arise from winning the Prize(s) and they should seek independent financial advice prior to acceptance of their prize(s). The Promoter accepts no responsibility for any tax implications that may arise from accepting a Prize. Entrants are responsible for any and all expenses that they incur in entering the Promotion and they will not be reimbursed regardless of whether or not they win the Promotion.  Acceptance of Prize It is a condition of accepting any Prize that the winner must comply with all the conditions of use of the Prize and the prize supplier’s requirements. A Prize must be taken as stated and no compensation will be payable if a winner is unable to use the Prize as stated. Discover Energy reserves the right in their sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend this promotion at any time for any reason. Discover Energy reserves the right to hold all interpretations of this promotion. Enquiries For all enquiries please email marketing@discoverenergy.com.au

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Win a home battery! Sign up to Discover Energy.

2021-11-29

Discover Energy and AlphaESS are giving one lucky winner the chance to be part of the green energy revolution. Sign up to a Discover Energy plan by the 15th December 2021 and be in the running to win a free AlphaESS SMILE-B3-PLUS home battery ($5000 RRP). A runner up will also be drawn to win an AlphaESS Portable Power Station worth $1300. Terms and Conditions apply.  Sign up today! TheAlpha ESS SMILE-B3-PLUS home battery How to join: New Customers Any customer who signs up to a Discover Energy electricity, gas, solar or VPP plan between the 1st December to the 15th December 2021 will be automatically placed into a draw to win an AlphaESS SMILE-B3-PLUS home battery worth $5000*. Sign up today! Existing Customers A current Discover Energy customer who successfully refers a new customer to Discover Energy between the 1st December to the 15th December 2021 will be automatically placed into this draw.  Refer a friend: Contact your energy consultant for more info, send a message to Discover Energy Facebook Page or email customerservice@discoverenergy.com.au. Who is AlphaESS? The AlphaESS Portable Power Station AlphaESS Australia is a subsidiary of Alpha Energy Storage Solution Co., Ltd., was established at the end of 2014, to cover the booming Australia and New Zeland market. We are based in Sydney. Having a team that boasts a decade of experience in distributed power generation and energy storage technologies with Li-Ion batteries, AlphaESS has developed an extremely cost-effective energy storage system. This combination of high performance with low cost means that AlphaESS technology is ideally suited for applications that range in size from residential energy management to utility-scale renewable integration. Visit AlphaESS http://alpha-ess.com/ Who is Discover Energy? Discover Energy is an energy retailer committed to delivering smarter, cheaper and greener energy to Aussie households. With solar DNA from sister company One Stop Warehouse and extensive R&D in Virtual Power Plants (VPP), choosing a Discover Energy plan means backing a retailer at the forefront of renewable energy technology.  Sign up to an electricity,  gas, solar or VPP plan today. Terms and Conditions apply

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Why Discover Energy is a (true) green energy retailer.

2021-11-23

Why is Discover Energy a green energy retailer? Because renewable energy is at the very core of what we do. Here are a few more reasons: No vested interests in power generation that’s not 100% green.  Unlike other retailers in the market, Discover Energy is privately owned by Aussie investors with no vested interests in carbon-intensive energy generation. Our DNA is Solar Thanks to our sister company One Stop Warehouse, our DNA is strictly solar. One Stop Warehouse is the largest solar distributor in Australia, and has sold more than 2 GW of solar – enough solar to cover more than 600,000 homes. Being backed by One Stop Warehouse gives our company unique expertise into solar and battery infrastructure. Our R&D is completely focused on clean generation Our R&D work – in building one of Australia’s most innovative and dynamic virtual power plants (VPPs) – is focused on helping ramp up the energy revolution, transforming the ways energy is created, delivered and consumed in this country. Any profits we make from retailing traditional energy is invested into this work. Our dream is an Australia free from coal-intensive energy We all know that electricity generation plays a significant role in fuelling our annual output of carbon emissions. Discover Energy’s dream is a country filled by households and businesses that are powerhouses of green energy, producing when it’s sunny and storing to deliver clean power to the electricity grid, instead of consuming vast amounts of coal-generated energy.  This dream is already becoming a reality  One of the things we’re proudest about as a company is that we’ve helped make this dream a reality for more than 1500 VPP households, who are increasingly independent from the grid, eliminating electricity bills and earning money through energy trading. Discover Energy is also working to launch electric vehicle plans and vehicle to grid options to also get more clean cars on the road. Don’t have solar or battery yet? You can still make the greener choice with Discover Energy by choosing GreenPower.  When you select a 10%, 20% or 100% GreenPower accredited energy plan Discover Energy purchases the equivalent amount of renewable energy from certified GreenPower generators on your behalf. It’s an easy way to make your energy greener.  Sign up to a Discover Energy electricity or gas plan. For more information on GreenPower visit: https://www.discoverenergy.com.au/electricities/green_power For more information about the Discover Energy VPP visit: https://www.discoverenergy.com.au/vpp

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