Electricity price changes (June 2020 update)
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Energy rates, fees and price structures are far from static. They can change at almost any time for a variety of reasons. On this page, we update you on the latest changes from energy retailers.
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Upcoming electricity price changes end of June and start of July
We've listed some of the changes that have been flagged to Finder. Any more changes will be added as we learn about them.
The following changes apply to all customers in NSW, QLD, SA and the ACT:
- Electricity rates will change from 1 July. New charges will be available on the Origin website from 16 June.
- Natural gas rates will change from 15 July. New charges will be available on the Origin website from 30 June.
Victorian customers in particular will experience the following changes from 1 July:
- Solar feed-in tariffs reduced from 12c to 10.2c/kWh.
- Mastercard debit fee dropped from 0.35% to 0.20%.
- Green Power pricing updated.
- Mildura VEFS updated with new service fees.
As a result of the Australian Energy Regulator (AER) reviewing reference prices, the following changes will apply to customers in NSW, QLD and SA:
- Electricity rates will change from 1 July.
- Powershop Shopper customers will see their Power Saver discount drop from 12% to 4% and their Mega Pack discount drop from 15% to 6%.
- Green Power rates will be changed to 3.74c/kWh (plus GST).
Solar feed-in tariffs
The solar feed-in tariffs that Powershop offers will change to the listed value in the following states:
- VIC: 10.2c/kWh
- NSW: 7c/kWh
- QLD: 6c/kWh
- SA: 7.5c/kWh
The following changes will apply in all states except for VIC:
- Electricity rates will change from 1 July.
- Gas rates will change only for some Jemena and Riverina customers (postcodes 2580, 2582, 2586, 2594).
- Rate decreases will be applied to residential fixed rate customers who signed up between 14 May and 30 June.
Time of use and solar updates will also be applied from 1 July.
- Time of use and solar customers, both business and residential, will have the Default Market Offer (DMO) rates applied to them for the first time.
- Ausgrid seasonal time of use rates will apply to business and residential customers.
Changes according the website of energy brands
|Provider||1 July update||URL|
|1st Energy||None yet.||More info|
|ActewAGL||ACT electricity prices|
ACT gas prices
Essential Energy region
Endeavour Energy region
NSW gas prices
|Alinta Energy||More info|
|Blue NRG||More info|
|CovaU||As mandated by the government, there will be rate changes in the ff;|
|DC Power Co|
|Discover Energy||More info|
|Dodo Power & Gas||More info|
|Elysian Energy||More info|
|Energy Locals||More info|
|EnergyAustralia||2020 rate changes – NSW, ACT, SA and QLD|
NSW, ACT, SA and QLD
|ERM Business Energy|
|Future X Power|
|Mojo Power||More info|
|Momentum Energy||More info|
|Next Business Energy||More info|
|Origin||Energy prices are changing as of 1 July 2020 in ACT, NSW, QLD and SA||More info|
|OVO energy||More info|
|Perth Energy||More info|
|Pooled Energy||More info|
|Power and Water|
|ReAmped Energy||More info|
|Simply Energy||Announcement for changes from 1 July (NSW, QLD, SA)||More info|
|Tango Energy||More info|
Last checked in June 2020. Make sure you check with your provider before switching or applying.
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