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About Energy Finder™
We've built a tool to help you compare gas or electricity plans in your state, with rates.
Whether you're looking for a better energy deal for your family household or if you are moving house and need to sort your utilities, you've come to the right place to compare prices.
How much can you save by switching?
Did you know that the current rate you pay for energy can change in the future? That's why you should compare often and consider switching.
We looked at bills from 37 electricity providers and discovered that the some Australians could be saving nearly $120 every quarter on their power bill - around $480 annually.
"Some Australians could be saving nearly $120 every quarter on their power bill - around $480 annually."
|Most expensive plan||$393||$355||$392||$485|
|Least expensive plan||$300||$301||$322||$412|
From the big 3 providers (AGL, EnergyAustralia, Origin Energy), here is the difference between the most expensive and least expensive plan we compared in our engine.
|Most expensive plan||$367||$355||$399||$485|
|Least expensive plan||$304||$316||$330||$408|
Accurate as of April 2020.
Exactly how much you can save by switching provider depends on where you live, but even between the big three (Origin, AGL, and EnergyAustralia) there's almost a $70 difference on bills, with Victorians seeing the largest gap.
To find out how much you could save, just plug in your postcode at the top of the page and browse plans by their estimated price.
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- Some of the brands we compare
- Types of energy you can compare
- How do I compare energy plans?
- About Energy Finder™
- How much can you save by switching?
- Meet the experts behind our energy comparison
- Energy guides
- Moving house?
- Want to switch?
- 5 tips to save on energy
- Frequently asked questions
- Need some help? Speak to a broker
If you're moving house, you will need to let your energy provider know. When moving to a new location, you do have the option to stay with your current provider if it supplies energy to that new area. It's smart to check and compare services in your new location. You may potentially find a much better deal with another provider that services that address.
Typically it takes up to three business days to get your energy connected. As such it's best not to leave this to the last minute, otherwise you may be leaving your family in the dark.
Once you've compared energy retailers and chosen the one that meets your needs, switching providers is simple. All you have to do is sign up for your new plan and notify your current provider that you want to switch.
When you switch providers, your distributor still stays the same so you won't lose power or gas during the transition. If you're moving to a new location, make sure to sign up for an energy plan before you move to make sure you're connected as soon as you move in.
Switching could take anywhere from a few days up to a few months depending on the type of meter you have.
5 tips to save on energy
One of the easiest ways to save on energy costs is to switch to a cheaper energy provider. Here are a few more tips to lower your bills:
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