About our network
On 1 January 2018, the part of ActewAGL that looks after the electricity and gas network will be changing its name to Evoenergy.
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Why are we changing?
Currently, ActewAGL is the brand name used for the retail business and the electricity and natural gas networks business. You’ll still talk to ActewAGL, or another retailer, about your energy bills. But Evoenergy will deliver your electricity and gas through our networks to you.
This change has been brought about from a decision by the Australian Energy Regulator.
This is simply a name change. What doesn’t change is our commitment to you.
We will continue to maintain the electricity and gas networks with a high standard of service, safety and reliability.
What does this mean for ACT customers?
We will continue to maintain the electricity and gas networks with the high standard of service, safety and reliability that we currently provide.
You can continue to report unplanned outages on the emergencies and faults line 13 10 93 for electricity and 13 19 09 for gas.
Our Greenway depot is still available to make payments for requested electricity work, to purchase meter padlocks and seek general advice regarding electricity and gas infrastructure.
What does this mean for gas customers in NSW?
For consistency, the natural gas network business in Queanbeyan, Jerrabomberra, Bungendore and Nowra will also be rebranded Evoenergy.
Evoenergy and our existing contractor Zinfra will continue to maintain the gas network in these areas with the high standard of service, safety and reliability that we currently provide.
You can continue to report unplanned outages on the emergencies and faults line 13 19 09.
From 1 January 2018, Evoenergy is the name of the poles, pipes and wires business. It’s important for you to know this as during summer storms, bushfires or extreme heat it’s Evoenergy who will be responding. You should also contact Evoenergy for things such as power outages, reporting damaged electricity or gas assets, vegetation and pole inspections and technical enquiries.
Emergencies and faults numbers are not changing. You can continue to call 13 10 93 for electricity and 13 19 09 for gas.
We’ve also set up a general enquiries line on 13 23 86 where you can talk to us.
No, if you receive bills from ActewAGL, this will not change.
No, your ActewAGL Retail account won't change.
No, these will not change.
No, they aren't impacted by the name change.
The Australian Energy Regulator (AER) told us to make this change.
This is part of the AER's new ring fencing rules.
As the energy industry evolves, so must we.
Our new brand, Evoenergy, allows us to build on our past as a safe and reliable electricity and gas service provider and create a future driven by innovation and technology.
Evoenergy is inspired by the abbreviated form of the word evolution, and represents staying ahead of the game to meet the needs of our engaged customers.
To help ensure the community is aware of the change. It’s important the community understands this change so during summer storms, bushfires or extreme heat they know it’s Evoenergy who will be responding.
1 January 2018.
All employees and contractors with ActewAGL and Evoenergy always carry photo identification.
If photo ID cannot be shown and customers have concerns about their safety, we recommend they immediately contact the police.
Evoenergy will never request face-to-face payment for a product or service at your property.
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