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Electricity

Without electricity, we would still be living - literally - in the dark ages. But what exactly is electricity? Who is responsible for generating it? Why is it something we need? How does Synergy price its services?

Our expert approach sees us follow electricity from generation to delivery. Here's everything you need to know about the process.

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Our energy electricity

Gas

Natural Gas can be used for heating, cooking and of course, to generate electricity. Along with coal, natural gas powers our fossil fuel-fired power stations. 

Not only does Synergy provide electricity, gas is also a key product offering. From offshore production to your home, learn the how, when and what of the WA gas market.

Our gas is piped from WA's offshore gas fields and our coal from Collie coal mines.

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Mondarra gas plant

Alkimos Beach Storage Trial

Synergy is leading a project to trial energy storage, supporting the vision for Alkimos Beach of creating an environmentally conscious and sustainable community.

The trial, due to commence in early 2016 is partly funded by the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA); and is a collaboration between Synergy, LandCorp and Lendlease.

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Alkimos battery storage center

What makes up your bill

Get to know the different service, supply and network charges that make up the cost your electricity bill.

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Solar energy

We're lucky to be one of the sunniest countries in the world. So it makes sense that we should harness this golden source.

How solar works

Wind energy

It's one of the cheapest forms of creating electricity and a popular choice for renewable power in WA.

How wind works

Power outages

Check on the Western Power website for updates on current and future issues in your area.

Check for local outages