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AGL vs Energy Australia

AGL and Energy Australia are two of Australia's biggest energy retailers, serving a combined 5.3 million customers across the nation, but even though Energy Australia has only half of AGL's customer base, it still provides some fierce competition.

To help compare the two providers, we've summed up what plans are on offer from each provider and provided a side-by-side comparison of their cheapest plans in the four major states they both operate in.

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Name Product Electricity availability Gas availability Apply
AGL Savers
AGL Savers
NSW,VIC,QLD,SA
NSW,VIC,QLD,SA,WA
AGL Residential Seniors Saver
AGL Residential Seniors Saver
NSW
NSW
EnergyAustralia Flexi Plan
EnergyAustralia Flexi Plan
NSW,VIC,QLD,SA,ACT
NSW,VIC,SA,ACT
Fixed rates and guaranteed discounts for the first 12 months.
AGL Basics
AGL Basics
NSW,VIC,QLD,SA
NSW,VIC,QLD,SA
EnergyAustralia Balance Plan
EnergyAustralia Balance Plan
NSW,VIC,QLD,SA,ACT
NSW,VIC,SA,ACT
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AGL vs Energy Australia: How do they stack up against each other?

At the time of writing, here's how the two provider compared to each other:

AGLEnergy Australia
incentivesIncentivesFlybuys, bill creditsDiscounted plan fees
greenpower optionsGreenPower options33
ratingGreen Rating3.5 stars3 stars
pricePriceAGL is cheaper in 1 out of the 3 states we reviewed, excluding SA where the cheapest plans are at the same price.Energy Australia is cheaper in 2 out of the 3 states we reviewed, excluding SA where the cheapest plans are identically priced.

Last checked April 2021

Cost comparison: AGL vs Energy Australia

The list below shows the plans for each provider.

Compare electricity plans from AGL and EnergyAustralia

In NSW, AGL's and EnergyAustralia's electricity plans are priced about the same.
See more NSW energy plans.

Name Plan features Reference price Typical annual cost
agl - Residential Value Saver
Basic Plan Information | (AGL668788MRE7@EME)
AGL logo
Single rate tariffFeed in tariff available
Reference price
18% less
than reference price
Estimated cost/year (typical usage)
$1,500/year
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agl - Residential Seniors Saver
Basic Plan Information | (AGL738364MRE1@EME)
AGL logo
Single rate tariffFeed in tariff available
Reference price
18% less
than reference price
Estimated cost/year (typical usage)
$1,500/year
Go to siteView details
EnergyAustralia - Flexi Plan
Basic Plan Information | (ENE379607MRE27@EME)
EnergyAustralia logo
Single rate tariffFeed in tariff available
Reference price
18% less
than reference price
Estimated cost/year (typical usage)
$1,500/year
View details
agl - Residential Netflix Plan
Basic Plan Information | (AGL686232MRE9@EME)
AGL logo
Single rate tariffFeed in tariff available
Reference price
17% less
than reference price
Estimated cost/year (typical usage)
$1,520/year
Go to siteView details
agl - Residential Solar Savers
Basic Plan Information | (AGL698023MRE7@EME)
AGL logo
Single rate tariffFeed in tariff available
Reference price
6% less
than reference price
Estimated cost/year (typical usage)
$1,720/year
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The annual estimated electricity prices are based on a residential customer on the Ausgrid network who consumes 3911kWh yearly on a single rate tariff. Your actual bill may vary depending on your consumption.

In VIC, AGL's electricity plans are cheaper than EnergyAustralia's.
See more VIC energy plans.

Name Plan features Reference price Typical annual cost
EnergyAustralia - Flexi Plan
Energy Fact Sheet | (TRU541838MR@VEC)
EnergyAustralia logo
Single rate tariffFeed in tariff available
Reference price
25% less than
Victorian Default Offer
Estimated cost/year (typical usage)
$1,280/year
View details
agl - Residential Seniors Saver
Energy Fact Sheet | (AGD530701MR@VEC)
AGL logo
Single rate tariffFeed in tariff available
Reference price
22% less than
Victorian Default Offer
Estimated cost/year (typical usage)
$1,340/year
Go to siteView details
agl - Residential Value Saver
Energy Fact Sheet | (AGD530709MR@VEC)
AGL logo
Single rate tariffFeed in tariff available
Reference price
22% less than
Victorian Default Offer
Estimated cost/year (typical usage)
$1,340/year
View details
agl - Residential Netflix Plan
(AGD537817MR@VEC)
AGL logo
Single rate tariffFeed in tariff available
Reference price
20% less than
Victorian Default Offer
Estimated cost/year (typical usage)
$1,370/year
Go to siteView details
agl - Residential Solar Savers
(AGD540694MR@VEC)
AGL logo
Single rate tariffFeed in tariff available
Reference price
9% less than
Victorian Default Offer
Estimated cost/year (typical usage)
$1,570/year
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The annual estimated electricity prices are based on a residential customer on the Jemena network who consumes 4000kWh yearly on a single rate tariff. Your actual bill may vary depending on your consumption.

In QLD, AGL is cheaper than EnergyAustralia.
See more QLD energy plans.

Name Plan features Reference price Typical annual cost
agl - Residential Value Saver
Basic Plan Information | (AGL547757MRE16@EME)
AGL logo
Single rate tariffFeed in tariff available
Reference price
10% less
than reference price
Estimated cost/year (typical usage)
$1,780/year
View details
agl - Residential Seniors Saver
Basic Plan Information | (AGL360479MRE24@EME)
AGL logo
Single rate tariffFeed in tariff available
Reference price
10% less
than reference price
Estimated cost/year (typical usage)
$1,780/year
Go to siteView details
EnergyAustralia - Flexi Plan
Basic Plan Information | (ENE379814MRE15@EME)
EnergyAustralia logo
Single rate tariffFeed in tariff available
Reference price
9% less
than reference price
Estimated cost/year (typical usage)
$1,800/year
View details
agl - Residential Netflix Plan
Basic Plan Information | (AGL686221MRE8@EME)
AGL logo
Single rate tariffFeed in tariff available
Reference price
9% less
than reference price
Estimated cost/year (typical usage)
$1,800/year
Go to siteView details
EnergyAustralia - Rate Fix Plan
Basic Plan Information | (ENE681805MRE2@EME)
EnergyAustralia logo
Single rate tariffFeed in tariff available
Reference price
5% less
than reference price
Estimated cost/year (typical usage)
$1,870/year
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The annual estimated electricity prices are based on a residential customer on the Energex network who consumes 4613kWh yearly on a single rate tariff. Your actual bill may vary depending on your consumption.

In SA, AGL's electricity plans are cheaper than EnergyAustralia.
See more SA energy plans.

Name Plan features Reference price Typical annual cost
EnergyAustralia - Flexi Plan
Energy Fact Sheet | (TRU541838MR@VEC)
EnergyAustralia logo
Single rate tariffFeed in tariff available
Reference price
25% less than
Victorian Default Offer
Estimated cost/year (typical usage)
$1,280/year
View details
agl - Residential Seniors Saver
Energy Fact Sheet | (AGD530701MR@VEC)
AGL logo
Single rate tariffFeed in tariff available
Reference price
22% less than
Victorian Default Offer
Estimated cost/year (typical usage)
$1,340/year
Go to siteView details
agl - Residential Value Saver
Energy Fact Sheet | (AGD530709MR@VEC)
AGL logo
Single rate tariffFeed in tariff available
Reference price
22% less than
Victorian Default Offer
Estimated cost/year (typical usage)
$1,340/year
View details
agl - Residential Netflix Plan
(AGD537817MR@VEC)
AGL logo
Single rate tariffFeed in tariff available
Reference price
20% less than
Victorian Default Offer
Estimated cost/year (typical usage)
$1,370/year
Go to siteView details
agl - Residential Solar Savers
(AGD540694MR@VEC)
AGL logo
Single rate tariffFeed in tariff available
Reference price
9% less than
Victorian Default Offer
Estimated cost/year (typical usage)
$1,570/year
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The annual estimated electricity prices are based on a residential customer on the SA Power Networks network who consumes 4011kWh yearly on a single rate tariff. Your actual bill may vary depending on your consumption.

Only EnergyAustralia offers power plans in the ACT.
See more ACT energy plans.

Name Plan features Reference price Typical annual cost
EnergyAustralia - Flexi Plan
Basic Plan Information | (ENE379834MRE16@EME)
EnergyAustralia logo
Single rate tariffFeed in tariff available
Reference price
Same as
the reference price
Estimated cost/year (typical usage)
$2,160/year
View details
EnergyAustralia - Rate Fix Plan
Basic Plan Information | (ENE681810MRE2@EME)
EnergyAustralia logo
Single rate tariffFeed in tariff available
Reference price
4% more
than reference price
Estimated cost/year (typical usage)
$2,230/year
View details
EnergyAustralia - Balance Plan
Basic Plan Information | (ENE472331MRE4@EME)
EnergyAustralia logo
Single rate tariffFeed in tariff available
Reference price
7% more
than reference price
Estimated cost/year (typical usage)
$2,300/year
Go to siteView details
EnergyAustralia - Basic Home
Basic Plan Information | (ENE19256SRE30@EME)
EnergyAustralia logo
Single rate tariffFeed in tariff available
Reference price
7% more
than reference price
Estimated cost/year (typical usage)
$2,300/year
View details
EnergyAustralia - Solar Max
Basic Plan Information | (ENE360419MRE15@EME)
EnergyAustralia logo
Single rate tariffFeed in tariff available
Reference price
7% more
than reference price
Estimated cost/year (typical usage)
$2,300/year
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The annual estimated electricity prices are based on a residential customer on the Evoenergy network who consumes 6100kWh yearly on a single rate tariff. Your actual bill may vary depending on your consumption.

Compare gas plans from AGL and EnergyAustralia

Name Product Details Gas Price (Annual) Apply Description

AGL Residential Seniors Saver
Basic Plan Information
AGL Residential Seniors Saver
Basic Plan Information
AGL Residential Seniors Saver

$789
• Annual estimate includes $100 sign up credit for new customers

AGL Basics
Basic Plan Information
AGL Basics
Basic Plan Information
AGL Basics

$789
• Annual estimate includes $75 sign up credit for new customers

EnergyAustralia Flexi Plan
Basic Plan Information
EnergyAustralia Flexi Plan
Basic Plan Information
EnergyAustralia Flexi Plan

$1,038

EnergyAustralia Balance Plan
Basic Plan Information
EnergyAustralia Balance Plan
Basic Plan Information
EnergyAustralia Balance Plan

$1,128
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The annual estimated gas prices are based on a residential customer on the Jemena network who consumes 18542MJ yearly on a single rate tariff. Your actual bill may vary depending on your consumption.
Name Product Details Gas price (annual) Apply Description
EnergyAustralia Flexi Plan

$1,293
EnergyAustralia Balance Plan

$1,621
AGL Residential Seniors Saver

$1,623
• Annual estimate includes $25 sign up credit for new customers
AGL Basics
Energy Fact Sheets
AGL Basics
Energy Fact Sheets
AGL Basics

$1,803
• Annual estimate includes $75 sign up credit for new customers
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The annual estimated gas prices are based on a residential customer on the AusNet Services network who consumes 46000MJ yearly on a single rate tariff. Your actual bill may vary depending on your consumption.
Name Product Details Gas price (annual) Apply Description
AGL Basics
Basic Plan Information
AGL Basics
Basic Plan Information
AGL Basics

$648
• Annual estimate includes $75 sign up credit for new customers
AGL Residential Seniors Saver
Basic Plan Information
AGL Residential Seniors Saver
Basic Plan Information
AGL Residential Seniors Saver

$696
• Annual estimate includes $100 sign up credit for new customers
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The annual estimated gas prices are based on a residential customer on the APA (Allgas Energy) network who consumes 8000MJ yearly on a single rate tariff. Your actual bill may vary depending on your consumption.
Name Product Details Gas Price (annual) Apply Description
AGL Residential Seniors Saver
Basic Plan Information
AGL Residential Seniors Saver
Basic Plan Information
AGL Residential Seniors Saver

$951
• Annual estimate includes $25 sign up credit for new customers
AGL Basics
Basic Plan Information
AGL Basics
Basic Plan Information
AGL Basics

$955
EnergyAustralia Flexi Plan
Basic Plan Information
EnergyAustralia Flexi Plan
Basic Plan Information
EnergyAustralia Flexi Plan

$1,199
EnergyAustralia Balance Plan
Basic Plan Information
EnergyAustralia Balance Plan
Basic Plan Information
EnergyAustralia Balance Plan

$1,249
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The annual estimated gas prices are based on a residential customer on the Australian Gas Networks network who consumes 14000MJ yearly on a single rate tariff. Your actual bill may vary depending on your consumption.
Name Product Details Gas Price (annual estimate) Apply Description
EnergyAustralia Flexi Plan
Basic Plan Information
EnergyAustralia Flexi Plan
Basic Plan Information
EnergyAustralia Flexi Plan

$1,074

Basic Plan Info

EnergyAustralia Balance Plan
Basic Plan Information
EnergyAustralia Balance Plan
Basic Plan Information
EnergyAustralia Balance Plan

$1,310

Basic Plan Info

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The annual estimated gas prices are based on a residential customer on the Evoenergy network who consumes 20000MJ yearly on a single rate tariff. Your actual bill may vary depending on your consumption.
Name Product Details Gas Price (annual estimate)