Enova tops Greenpeace’s Green Electricity Guide

Friends gather at home with solar panels on roof (Enova guide)
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Community-owned energy provider Enova Energy has received the highest possible 5 Star Green Electricity Rating in the new 2022 Green Electricity Guide by Greenpeace, putting it in the top spot ahead of Diamond Energy and Momentum Energy.

Greenpeace says its Green Electricity Guide is designed to make it easy for consumers to choose a “clean, green and responsible electricity provider”. The guide ranks 48 Australian energy retailers from best to worst in terms of green credentials, using criteria such as provision of and support for renewable energy, halting fossil fuel expansion and transparency in marketing. 

Following a rigorous and completely independent assessment, Enova Energy was assessed against the following criteria to achieve its five-star rating:

  • Providing clean, renewable energy
  • Ending dirty coal use by 2030
  • Halting fossil fuel expansion
  • Support for new renewable energy
  • Transparency in marketing
  • Avoiding pollution and environmental harm.

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The guide will play an important role in making it easier for consumers to tell which electricity companies have strong climate policies and support renewable energy and which do not, with the goal of driving uptake in clean renewable energy.

As Australia’s first community-owned energy provider, Enova Energy does not and will not invest in fossil fuels such as coal, oil or gas.

The top 10 national energy companies ranked in the 2022 Green Electricity Guide are:

  1. Enova Energy
  2. Diamond Energy
  3. Momentum Energy
  4. Aurora Energy
  5. Indigo Power
  6. Energy Locals
  7. Nectr Energy
  8. CoPower
  9. Amber Electric
  10. Powershop

The guide also identified the biggest polluters, which included Origin Energy, EnergyAustralia, Powerdirect, ActewAGL and AGL Energy.

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