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EnergyAustralia is one of the biggest energy retailers in Australia, servicing more than 1.7 million Australian customers and counting! They are also one of our preferred suppliers due to their wide range of plans for both residential and business customers and the option to tailor your plan to meet your needs, such as on and off-peak tariffs and fixed-term or flexible contracts.

EnergyAustralia at a glance

EnergyAustralia was established in 1995. Their head offices are based in Melbourne and they service Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland, ACT and South Australia. As well as electricity, EnergyAustralia also offers gas and NBN plans, with discounts available for bundling these services. This forward-thinking retailer has committed to clean energy through renewable energy options and sustainable practices. In addition, ‘On by Energy Australia’ is the innovation branch of the company, bringing EnergyAustralia customers new products and services, designed to provide an easier and more modern service. As an EnergyAustralia customer, you have a comprehensive range of ways to manage your energy bill, including a web portal and app as well as a WhatsApp customer service option, putting them ahead of the crowd on the digital front.

Reasons to choose EnergyAustralia

As one of our preferred suppliers, we’ve taken the time to get to know EnergyAustralia to make sure they’re a great option for you.

  • Award-winning – No.1 Digital Customer Experience for 6 years running from Global Reviews
  • Residential and business plans available
  • Bundle offers are available for electricity, gas and NBN
  • Carbon neutral options are available at no cost
  • You can choose a no lock-in contract for flexibility
  • Fixed-rate plans are available for peace of mind

Reasons to choose EnergyAustralia

How do I change my plan to EnergyAustralia?

To move your electricity, gas or NBN plan to EnergyAustralia, contact us by entering your details here or calling 1300 786 045. Our team of experts will help you understand your unique energy requirements and find you the best plan to meet your needs.

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Tango Energy

Tango Energy is one of our preferred suppliers, so you can be sure they’re one of the best on the market. Although relatively small, their residential and small business plans stand up in comparison to Australia’s larger energy retailers, particularly when looking for renewable and clean energy options. This growing energy provider is currently serving over 100,000 customers with their appealing range of flexible or fixed rate gas and electricity plans, making them a company we are proud to partner with.

Tango Energy at a glance

Tango Energy, the retail arm of Pacific-Hydro Australia, was launched in 2012. They are a Melbourne based company, with a customer service team located in Geelong. They have won a Canstar Blue award for Most Satisfied Customers, so you know if you need to call them, you’re in for a treat! With their parent company dedicated to developing renewable energy sources in Australia, it’s only natural that Tango Energy specialise in green energy plans, including solar, renewables and their 100% green energy plan. Tango Energy offers electricity and gas plans to Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland and South Australia. They pride themselves on their values, including providing simple, low-cost plans with award-winning customer service and creating local jobs in Victoria – they are our kind of people and that’s why we’ve made them one of our preferred suppliers!

Reasons to choose Tango Energy

As one of our preferred suppliers, we’ve taken the time to get to know Tango Energy to make sure they’re a great option for you.

  • Award-winning customer service awarded by Canstar Blue
  • Award-winning small business plans – awarded by Mozo Choice Awards
  • Residential and small business plans are available
  • Bundle offers are available for electricity and gas
  • Solar, renewable and 100% green plans are available
  • You can choose a pre-paid or no lock-in contract for flexibility
  • 12-month fixed-rates available for peace of mind

Reasons to choose Tango Energy

How do I change my plan to Tango Energy?

To move your electricity or gas to Tango Energy, contact us by entering your details here or calling 1300 786 045. Our team of experts will help you understand your unique energy requirements and find you the best plan to meet your needs.

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ActewAGL

As one of our preferred suppliers, we don’t hesitate to recommend ActewAGL to our Canberra customers for their gas and electricity plans. Offering both residential and business plans, ActewAGL have competitive rates that could make you some big savings, and that’s why we’re proud to partner with them. With a wide range of plans available to suit your unique energy needs, we’re sure we can find you the perfect plan!

ActewAGL at a glance

ActewAGL was formed in 2000 through Australia’s first utility joint venture between Australian Gas Light Company (AGL) and Icon Water Limited (formerly Actew), however their history spans more than a century, starting when the Kingston Powerhouse was built to supply power to the newly established ACT. This Canberra based company supplies gas and electricity to the Canberra region and nearby centres in the south-east NSW region including Queanbeyan, Goulburn, the Snowys, Nowra and the South Coast. They pride themselves on being local and are one of Canberra’s largest employers. They are also invested in the local region through several community partnerships including projects, organisations and events. ActewAGL is carbon neutral – for customers with similar values there is a range of options, including the EVolve plan, with 4,000 km of free electric car charging every year, solar plans and the Virtual Power Plant plan, designed for solar battery owners.

Reasons to choose ActewAGL

As one of our preferred suppliers, we’ve taken the time to get to know ActewAGL to make sure they’re a great option for you.

  • Canberra based customer service, offering local expertise
  • Awarded Best Energy Saving Program at the National Energy Efficiency Awards
  • Residential and business plans available
  • Bundle offers are available for electricity and gas, including credit plans and a range of discounts
  • A range of green energy plans tailored for solar, solar batteries and electric cars
  • Choose a no lock-in plan for flexibility
  • Fixed-rate, discounted plans available to avoid surprises

How do I change my plan to ActewAGL?

To move your electricity or gas to ActewAGL, contact us by entering your details here or calling 1300 786 045. Our team of experts will help you understand your unique energy requirements and find you the best plan to meet your needs.

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AGL

AGL operates the largest energy generation portfolio in Australia, accounting for almost 20% of Australia’s energy generation and delivers 4.5 million electricity, gas and telecommunication services. With their vast size comes options! AGL plans provide tailored and off the shelf options for residential, small and large businesses and wholesale consumers, with fixed-term and flexible contracts, so you can be sure your plan is the perfect fit for you.

AGL at a glance

AGL has a long and proud Australian history. It was first established over 185 years ago in 1837 and has paved the way in energy innovation ever since. In fact, they were the ones to light the first street lamp in Sydney back in 1841! Today they provide electricity, gas, internet and mobile services to residents and businesses in Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia and Western Australia. AGL has strong community values, supporting a range of charity and community partners. They also continue to focus on growth through innovation, particularly in sustainable and renewable energy sources, with the aim to transform how Australians produce, share and consume energy. AGLs range of plans is comprehensive, with fixed-rate, flexible and no lock-in options available. With their wide range of products, there are also substantial savings to be made by choosing a ‘Bundle and Save’ plan for electricity, gas, NBN internet and/or mobile.

AGL at a glance

Reasons to choose AGL

AGL is one of Australia’s largest energy retailers. With so many Australians trusting them with their energy needs, there’s plenty to love!

  • Residential, business and wholesale plans are available
  • Bundle offers are available with big savings for electricity, gas, internet and mobile
  • Attractive special offers, such as 12 months free Amazon Prime
  • Make your plan carbon neutral at no extra cost
  • Flexible options including no lock-in contracts and flexible billing options
  • Competitive solar feed-in tariffs

How do I change my plan to AGL?

AGL is not currently part of our panel of energy retailers. To move your electricity, gas, internet or mobile plan to AGL, visit www.agl.com.au or call 131 245 to discuss your plan.

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Simply Energy

Simply Energy is an innovative energy retailer who prides themselves on low-cost, smart energy solutions for customers. Simply Energy, the Australian arm of ENGIE, provides electricity and gas to more than 700,000 customers, with sales totalling 12% of the Australian market, so it’s safe to say, there’s a reason why these guys are award-winning! With a range of plans and exceptional customer service, Simply Energy is a great choice for your energy needs!

Simply Energy at a glance

Simply Energy services households and businesses in Victoria, South Australia, New South Wales, Queensland and Western Australia with electricity and gas. Founded in 2005, Simply Energy is owned by parent company ENGIE. This is great news for customers looking for green energy options – ENGIE is one of the largest independent power producers in the world and is leading the way towards a zero-carbon economy through investments in renewables, energy efficiency and sustainable energy solutions. Simply Energy also has some impressive partners to provide their customers with discounts and special offers, including Seniors Card, RAA, NMRA, Village Roadshow and Big4 Holiday Parks. For the tech-savvy and budget-conscious, Simply Energy has an online energy tracker and simple ways to pay so you can stay on top of your gas and electricity consumption.

Reasons to choose Simply Energy

There are plenty of things to love about Simply Energy, with their commitment to smart, sustainable energy and wide range of plans.

  • Award-winning – Reader’s Digest Quality Service Award winner
  • Residential and business plans are available
  • Solar tracking app to monitor your solar production and system health
  • Electric car and Virtual Power Plant (VPP) plans
  • Every new plan is carbon neutral at no extra cost
  • Flexible options are available including no lock-in contracts
  • Fixed-rate plans to avoid the dreaded bill shock

How do I change my plan to Simply Energy?

Simply Energy is not currently part of our panel of energy retailers. To move your electricity or gas to Simply Energy, visit www.simplyenergy.com.au or call 1300 943 158 to discuss your plan.

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Origin

Origin is one of the largest energy producers in Australia and the largest owner of gas-fired power stations, which emit about half the carbon of a typical coal-fired power station. They are also one of the leading energy retailers, providing electricity, gas, LPG, solar and internet to over 4.2 million Australian residential and business accounts, plus exporting LNG to customers in Asia through a joint venture with Australia Pacific LNG. 

Origin at a glance

Origin was formed in 2020, when Boral demerged, separating the energy business from the building and construction materials business. Today, their purpose is to “get energy right for our customers, communities and planet”. They provide electricity, gas, LPG, solar and internet to customers in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth, with offices in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Adelaide, for a sprinkle of local expertise. They have some impressive green energy initiatives, including becoming a member of EV100 in 2021, a global initiative to accelerate the move to electric vehicles by encouraging companies to transition their fleets. This is also reflected in Origin’s plans, with some great options available for solar, solar batteries, Virtual Power Plants (VPP) and electric vehicles (EV). Their ‘customer first’ philosophy is reflected in their plans, with a range of simple options to suit your electricity and gas needs.

Reasons to choose Origin

Origin is one of Australia’s leading energy retailers for a reason. With a focus on the future and a customer-first attitude, they are winning over customers across the country.

  • Residential and business plans are available
  • Products and plans for solar energy
  • Electric car and Virtual Power Plant (VPP) support and plans
  • Green options come as standard with many of their plans
  • Option to bundle energy and internet for bigger savings
  • Flexible and fixed-rate options to suit your needs
  • Special offers through their partnership with Everyday Rewards

Reasons to choose Origin

How do I change my plan to Origin?

Origin is not currently part of our panel of energy retailers. To move your electricity, gas or internet to Origin, visit www.originenergy.com.au or call 13 24 61 to discuss your plan.

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Alinta Energy

Alinta Energy is an Australian power generation company and retailer, providing electricity and gas to over 1 million customers. They are a forward-thinking company, focussing on keeping energy affordable and sustainable for residential, small and large business consumers. Alinta Energy are committed to supporting Australian communities through their sponsorships (they are the principal partner of the Australian men’s cricket team) and a range of community development programs.

Alinta Energy at a glance

Alinta Energy was founded in 1995, with a head office in Sydney and a new Customer Experience Hub operating out of Morwell in the Latrobe Valley. If you’re a resident or business owner in Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia or Western Australia, then Alinta Energy might have the perfect gas or electricity plan for you. Alinta Energy has partnered with some big names to bring you special offers on more than just your utility bill – you can convert your energy bills into Qantas Reward Points, sign up for their Sports Pack and receive 12 months of free access to Kayo or use the Rewards Shop for a wide range of discounts on movies, theme parks, shopping and electronics. Their commitment to renewable energy generation is also admirable, with innovative projects across Australia, including solar power, battery storage and wind farms, putting them well on the track to achieving their commitment to underwrite or directly invest in 1,500MW of large scale renewable energy by 2025. Alinta Energy has a range of competitively priced residential and business plans that can help you make significant savings in both the short and long term.

Reasons to choose Alinta Energy

With more than a million Australians choosing Alinta as their electricity and gas retailer, they must be doing something right!

  • Winners of Canstar Blue’s Most Satisfied Electricity Customers award five years in a row.
  • Residential and business plans are available
  • Enjoy discounts from a range of retailers in the Rewards shop and earn Qantas Points
  • No lock-in contracts or exit fees
  • Easy to use MyAccount to manage bills and personal details
  • Committed to a 2025 renewable energy target

How do I change my plan to Alinta Energy?

Alinta Energy is not currently part of our panel of energy retailers. To move your electricity or gas to Alinta Energy, visit www.alintaenergy.com.au or call 13 37 02 to discuss your plan. 

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Energy Locals

Energy Locals is a 100% Australian owned energy retailer, offering some of the most competitive rates on the market. In their own words, they are “done with the traditional energy model” and have adopted a fixed-fee approach that passes on wholesale electricity prices to customers for a small membership fee. This model means you won’t find special offers or discounts, but rather consistently low rates and full transparency on fees and charges. Sounds good to us!

Energy Locals at a glance

Energy Locals is a relatively new retailer, founded in 2016. In 2021, Energy Locals and Energy Trade, merged under the brand Energy Locals, bringing together the two companies with the single view of ‘killing off traditional energy models’. Energy Locals provides electricity to over 23,000 residents, businesses and developers in New South Wales, Victoria, South-East Queensland, South Australia, the ACT and Tasmania. If you’re interested in a sustainable or renewable energy plan, then Energy Locals could help. For most customers, they buy carbon offsets for energy usage, with the option to add the government’s GreenPower scheme to your plan. They have also partnered with Tesla to optimise thousands of home energy batteries through Virtual Power Plants (VPP) and are installing millions of dollars worth of solar PV to apartment buildings at no upfront cost. They also have an online portal to use with your smart metre, so you can stay on top of your energy usage and boost your savings.

Reasons to choose Energy Locals

They’re the energy retailer shaking up the energy world! Here are some things we love about Energy Locals.

  • Award-winning – awarded Finder’s Green Energy Retailer of The Year (retail-only)
  • Low-cost, wholesale fixed-fee rates offset by a membership fee
  • 10%, 50% or 100% GreenPower options
  • Australian owned and operated
  • No lock-in contracts or exit fees
  • Online portal to track usage and solar through your smart metre
  • Supporting solar through partners including Tesla, Sonnen and Enosi

How do I change my plan to Energy Locals?

Energy Locals is not currently part of our panel of energy retailers. To move your electricity to Energy Locals, visit www.energylocals.com.au or call 1300 693 637 to discuss your plan.

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1st Energy

1st Energy is an Australian based energy retailer that is “dedicated to providing energy that actually reflects the real cost of doing business”. They set themselves apart from other retailers through their customer service and expertise. They were also the first retailer to enter the Tasmania market in 2019 and break the monopoly in the state.

1st Energy

1st Energy at a glance

1st Energy has been doing business since 2014. They currently provide electricity to New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, Tasmania and South Australia, plus gas to Victoria. Their selling point is their open and honest pricing and top-notch customer service, promising “competitive rates, no broken promises and a guarantee that all emails will be replied to within a day”. They offer a range of 1st Super Saver plans with discounts and offers to appeal to a wide range of interests, including the 1st Super Saver Menulog plan that comes with Menulog vouchers for customers. There are also some other attractive discounts on offer, including pay on time discounts and guaranteed discounts on variable rate contracts, so your rate won’t jump up without warning. It’s also worth an honourable mention that they are one of the few energy retailers that don’t charge a credit card fee and the first Australian energy retailer to accept Crypto payments!

Reasons to choose 1st Energy

They may be a new company, but they’re putting customers first, and that’s a tick in our book! Here are some great things about 1st Energy.

  • Australian owned and operated
  • Flexible and pre-paid plans are available
  • Online portal to manage payments
  • The first Australian energy retailer to accept crypto payments
  • “Honest pricing” with a price match guarantee
  • Discounts and special offers with partners, including Menulog

How do I change my plan to 1st Energy?

1st Energy is not currently part of our panel of energy retailers. To move your electricity to 1st Energy (and gas if you’re in Victoria), visit www.1stenergy.com.au or call 1300 426 594 to discuss your plan.

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Lumo Energy

Lumo Energy is an Australian electricity and gas retailer, owned by Snowy Hydro Limited – one of the oldest renewable energy generators in Australia, since 1949. They offer a range of residential and business plans, with a focus on customer service and competitive rates. Naturally, being owned by Snowy Hydro, they support green energy production and offer solar feed-in tariffs and plans to help keep your carbon footprint down.

Lumo Energy at a glance

Lumo Energy was founded in 2010 and provides gas and electricity to customers in Victoria and South Australia. Along with their sister company, Red Energy, they service over 1 million Australians. They have everything you want from an energy plan, with flexible or fixed rate options and solar feed-in tariffs to suit your needs. Their award winning customer service team will help you find the right plan to suit your household’s energy consumption habits. This impressive team have won multiple awards, including several Canstar Blue Most Satisfied Customers and Reader’s Digest Quality Service Awards, so you know they can deliver on their promise! Their customer service also boasts several easy ways to get in touch or self-serve, including their My Account web portal, Facebook, phone and email. You can often find enticing discounts and competitions when you make the switch to Lumo Energy, such as the Ultimate Power Draw, offering 5 monthly winners a year’s free energy, or their Lumo Rewards program that gives customers discounts on a range of entertainment, travel and shopping options.

Lumo Energy at a glance

Reasons to choose Lumo Energy

If you’re a resident or business owner in Victoria or South Australia, there’s plenty of reasons you might want to consider Lumo Energy.

  • Award winning customer service – awarded several Reader’s Digest and Canstar Blue awards
  • Australian owned and operated
  • Flexible and pre-paid plans are available to suit your budget
  • Easy help and support options included My Account, Facebook, phone and email
  • Discounts with a range of retailers through Lumo Rewards
  • Monthly Ultimate Power Draw competition
  • Community minded with partnerships with the Salvation Army and Adelaide Fringe Festival

How do I change my plan to Lumo Energy?

Lumo Energy is not currently part of our panel of energy retailers. To move your electricity and gas to Lumo Energy, visit www.lumoenergy.com.au or call 1300 115 866 to discuss your plan.

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Red Energy

Red Energy is a 100% Australian owned energy retailer, operating under parent company Snowy Hydro Limited. They have set themselves apart from the competition through their award winning customer service, with the unique promise that you will have a dedicated customer solutions expert for your enquiry, meaning you always speak to the same person whenever you call. Their customer solutions team and head office are based in Melbourne to provide local expertise.

Red Energy at a glance

Red Energy started in 2004 and today they provide electricity and gas to Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia and the ACT. Along with their sister company, Lumo Energy, who are also owned by Snowy Hydro, they service over 1 million customers. With a parent company that is one of the largest and oldest renewable energy generators in Australia, it’s not surprising that Red Energy offers plenty of green energy options. Residential and small business customers have the option to add 100% GreenPower to their plan, and there is a bundled gas and electricity plan tailored for electric vehicle users that includes free electricity between 12pm and 2pm on the weekends. Red Energy also partners with Qantas to give customers the option of earning Qantas points when they sign up and on an ongoing basis. Their customer team have been winning awards since 2010 on a yearly basis, with a plethora of Canstar Blue’s Most Satisfied Customers and Roy Morgan’s Customer Satisfaction Awards to their name.

Reasons to choose Red Energy

Red Energy is a growing energy retailer that is giving customers plenty of reasons to choose them.

  • Australian owned and operated
  • Award winning customer service – speak to the same team member every time you call
  • Earn Qantas points when you pay your bill
  • 100% accredited GreenPower option to add to your plan
  • Free power between 12pm and 2pm on weekends for electric vehicle users
  • Fixed rate and flexible plan option with no exit fees 
  • Active supporters of a range of charities and sports clubs

How do I change my plan to Red Energy?

Red Energy is not currently part of our panel of energy retailers. To move your electricity and gas to Red Energy, visit www.redenergy.com.au or call 131 806 to discuss your plan.

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Sumo

Sumo supplies electricity, gas and internet and have proudly built their model on better value and simplicity. With the customer in mind, they have an easy to use, comprehensive self-service solution, plus a local customer team for additional support and questions. Their company values are improvement, simplicity and empathy, which they strive to deliver through their range of products and customer service delivery.

Sumo at a glance

Sumo started in 2014 with their head office based in Melbourne. They supply electricity, gas and internet to Victoria and New South Wales, and have recently extended their electricity service to Queensland and South Australia, serving over 40,000 customers. With the range of products, you can access significant savings by bundling your services, with the savings increasing the more services you have with them. They have a range of flexible plans for electricity, gas and NBN and offer competitive prices for each of their services. As well as discounts for bundles, you also get the chance to win a $500 gift card just by getting an online quote! All of their plans feature no lock-in contracts and no exit fees, plus they have a trusted payment system through either direct debit or a ‘quick pay’ option online. Sumo plans are available for households and small businesses, with a focus on providing better value, simplicity and a broader product range.

Sumo at a glance

Reasons to choose Sumo

If you’re a home or small business owner looking for a small, personal energy retailer, there are some great reasons to choose Sumo

  • One stop shop for electricity, gas and internet
  • Save up to $15 a month by bundling your energy and NBN
  • A chance to win a $500 gift card by getting an online quote
  • 100% Australian owned and operated
  • A broad range of plans for households and small businesses
  • No lock-in contracts and no exit fees
  • Simple customer support options with online and phone support

How do I change my plan to Sumo?

Sumo is not currently part of our panel of energy retailers. To move your electricity, gas or internet to Sumo, visit www.sumo.com.au or call 1300 295 860 to discuss your plan.

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