Alinta Energy: Electricity and natural gas supplier

alinta-energy-logoThe energy provider rewarding punctual payees with affordable rates.

  • What utilities does Alinta Energy offer?
    • Electricity
  • Who can sign up with Alinta Energy?
    • NSW, VIC, SA and WA residents

Alinta Energy began retailing gas as AlintaGas in Western Australia in 1995. After numerous mergers and acquisitions AlintaGas became Alinta Energy in 2010, supplying natural gas and electricity to over 800,000 homes and businesses; operating nine power stations employing 780 people in 14 locations across Australia and New Zealand.

Who is Alinta Energy?

Alinta Energy provide gas, electricity and solar power to their customers, focusing on affordability and flexibility, with no lock in contracts or exit fees. Bills are payable online, or through BPAY, as well as traditional methods. The organisation are not green accredited but support a variety of environmental and community projects.

Be mindful that Alinta Energy is only available in the following states: Victoria, South Australia and Western Australia.

Energy deals provided by Alinta Energy

Standard Retail Contract

Electricity and gas supply contract with no fixed term and no early termination fee. However, an $100 account credit incentive is applied to your account 12 months after the date of transfer.

General electricity consumption charge is staggered per kWh, while daily supply charge is $75.80 (GST excluded).

Fair Go 30

You'll get 30% off your electricity consumption charges and 10% off your gas consumption charges based on Standing Tariffs when you pay on time and in full.

Electricity supply contract with no fixed term and no early termination fee. However, an $100 account credit incentive will be applied to your account 12 months after the date of transfer.

Solar feed-in tariff

A feed-in tariff, provides customers with a financial return for excess power they generate that is fed back into the grid. Alinta Energy does not currently offer solar with any market offers.

The State Government introduced the current Standard Feed-in Tariff applicable from 1 January 2013 to provide eligible customers with a rebate of 8 cents per kilowatt hour (GST inclusive) for the excess electricity generated and fed back into the grid.

Business Energy

A variety of energy provision deals are available to small and large businesses in Victoria, South Australia and Western Australia.

Eligible companies could receive 25% off their electricity bill, when all bills are paid in full and on time.

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Are there any pros and cons for Alinta Energy?


  • No lock in contracts
  • No exit fees
  • Competitive rates and good deals for electricity and gas
  • Flexible contracts
  • Solar feed-in tariffs available
  • $100 account credit incentive for staying 12 months
  • Online and other payment options available


  • Not GreenPower accredited
  • No online switching available
  • Discounts and deals vulnerable to one late or partial payment
  • Limited deals available for Solar feed-in tariffs

Overall Alinta Energy caters ideally for those who are looking for affordable electricity and gas provision, but only those who can pay in full and on time every month. Failure to cover payments by their quarterly deadline will result in losing discount privileges and may bring about additional charges.

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