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ENGIE (formerly Simply Energy) review

Our verdict: ENGIE (formerly Simply Energy) offers competitive prices and tons of perks on its energy plans from seniors discounts to movie ticket deals.

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ENGIE (formerly Simply Energy)

ENGIE (formerly Simply Energy) review

Compared to most providers, ENGIE (formerly Simply Energy) has a greater variety of plans with discounts for automobile association members, seniors, movie lovers and more.

Its plans tend to be on the cheaper side compared to some of the bigger energy retailers, but this will largely depend on which state you're in.

Pros

  • Live chat support available
  • Mobile app for plan management on the go
  • 100% carbon neural plans at no extra cost

Cons

  • Some gas plans are only available when bundled with electricity
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Compare electricity plans from ENGIE (formerly Simply Energy)

Name Plan features Reference price Typical annual cost
ENGIE - ENGIE Seniors elec
Basic Plan Information | (ENG721901MRE1@EME)
Single rate tariffFeed in tariff available
Reference price
15% less
than reference price
Estimated cost/year (typical usage)
$1,560/year
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ENGIE - ENGIE Perks elec
Basic Plan Information | (ENG721579MRE1@EME)
Single rate tariffFeed in tariff available
Reference price
15% less
than reference price
Estimated cost/year (typical usage)
$1,560/year
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ENGIE - ENGIE NRMA elec
Basic Plan Information | (ENG721753MRE1@EME)
Single rate tariffFeed in tariff available
Reference price
15% less
than reference price
Estimated cost/year (typical usage)
$1,560/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.
Name Plan features Reference price Typical annual cost
ENGIE - ENGIE Seniors elec
(ENG534262MR@VEC)
Single rate tariffFeed in tariff available
Reference price
30% less than
Victorian Default Offer
Estimated cost/year (typical usage)
$1,210/year
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ENGIE - ENGIE Perks elec
(ENG534062MR@VEC)
Single rate tariffFeed in tariff available
Reference price
30% less than
Victorian Default Offer
Estimated cost/year (typical usage)
$1,210/year
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ENGIE - ENGIE GreenPower elec
(ENG534252MR@VEC)
Single rate tariffFeed in tariff available
Reference price
29% less than
Victorian Default Offer
Estimated cost/year (typical usage)
$1,220/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.
Name Plan features Reference price Typical annual cost
ENGIE - ENGIE Seniors elec
Basic Plan Information | (ENG722572MRE1@EME)
Single rate tariffFeed in tariff available
Reference price
20% less
than reference price
Estimated cost/year (typical usage)
$1,580/year
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ENGIE - ENGIE Perks elec
Basic Plan Information | (ENG722167MRE1@EME)
Single rate tariffFeed in tariff available
Reference price
20% less
than reference price
Estimated cost/year (typical usage)
$1,580/year
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ENGIE - ENGIE GreenPower elec
Basic Plan Information | (ENG722072MRE1@EME)
Single rate tariffFeed in tariff available
Reference price
19% less
than reference price
Estimated cost/year (typical usage)
$1,600/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.
Name Plan features Reference price Typical annual cost
ENGIE - ENGIE Seniors elec
Basic Plan Information | (ENG722188MRE1@EME)
Single rate tariffFeed in tariff available
Reference price
10% less
than reference price
Estimated cost/year (typical usage)
$2,050/year
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ENGIE - ENGIE Saver elec
Basic Plan Information | (ENG722183MRE1@EME)
Single rate tariffFeed in tariff available
Reference price
9% less
than reference price
Estimated cost/year (typical usage)
$2,080/year
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ENGIE - ENGIE Smarter elec
Basic Plan Information | (ENG722193MRE1@EME)
Single rate tariffFeed in tariff available
Reference price
9% less
than reference price
Estimated cost/year (typical usage)
$2,080/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.

Compare gas plans from ENGIE (formerly Simply Energy)

Name Plan features Charges Typical annual cost
ENGIE - ENGIE Solar NRMA gas
Basic Plan Information | (ENG722751MRG1@EME)
Single rate tariff
Pricing
Supply: 61.95c/day
Usage: 2.11 - 6.39c/MJ
Estimated cost/year (typical usage)
$1,060/year
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ENGIE - ENGIE Perks gas
Basic Plan Information | (ENG721606MRG1@EME)
Single rate tariff
Pricing
Supply: 61.95c/day
Usage: 2.11 - 6.39c/MJ
Estimated cost/year (typical usage)
$1,060/year
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ENGIE - ENGIE NRMA gas
Basic Plan Information | (ENG721780MRG1@EME)
Single rate tariff
Pricing
Supply: 61.95c/day
Usage: 2.11 - 6.39c/MJ
Estimated cost/year (typical usage)
$1,060/year
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The annual estimated gas prices are based on a residential customer on the Jemena Coastal Network network who consumes 18542MJ yearly on a single rate tariff. Your actual bill may vary depending on your consumption.
Name Plan features Charges Typical annual cost
ENGIE - ENGIE Perks gas
(ENG535529MR@VEC)
Single rate tariff
Pricing
Supply: 102.37c/day
Usage: 2.39 - 3.85c/MJ
Estimated cost/year (typical usage)
$1,650/year
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ENGIE - ENGIE Seniors gas
(ENG535716MR@VEC)
Single rate tariff
Pricing
Supply: 102.37c/day
Usage: 2.39 - 3.85c/MJ
Estimated cost/year (typical usage)
$1,650/year
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ENGIE - ENGIE Carbon Neutral gas
(ENG540750MR@VEC)
Single rate tariff
Pricing
Supply: 102.37c/day
Usage: 2.39 - 3.85c/MJ
Estimated cost/year (typical usage)
$1,670/year
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The annual estimated gas prices are based on a residential customer on the AusNet Services (gas) network who consumes 46000MJ yearly on a single rate tariff. Your actual bill may vary depending on your consumption.
Name Plan features Charges Typical annual cost
ENGIE - ENGIE Solar gas
Basic Plan Information | (ENG722202MRG1@EME)
Single rate tariff
Pricing
Supply: 68.88c/day
Usage: 3.14 - 8.1c/MJ
Estimated cost/year (typical usage)
$1,200/year
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ENGIE - ENGIE Saver gas
Basic Plan Information | (ENG722187MRG1@EME)
Single rate tariff
Pricing
Supply: 68.88c/day
Usage: 3.14 - 8.1c/MJ
Estimated cost/year (typical usage)
$1,210/year
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ENGIE - ENGIE Seniors gas
Basic Plan Information | (ENG722192MRG1@EME)
Single rate tariff
Pricing
Supply: 68.88c/day
Usage: 3.14 - 8.1c/MJ
Estimated cost/year (typical usage)
$1,200/year
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The annual estimated gas prices are based on a residential customer on the AGN Metro/Barossa/Peterborough 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
ENGIE Saver

$807
ENGIE Perks

$807
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The annual estimated gas prices are based on a residential customer on the ATCO network who consumes 4015MJ yearly on a single rate tariff. Your actual bill may vary depending on your consumption.

ENGIE (formerly Simply Energy)


Rewards and Features

ENGIE (formerly Simply Energy) rewards and features

📱 Handy mobile app

ENGIE offers a useful mobile app that lets you access your account wherever you are. You can check your energy usage, pay your bills and get real time alerts.

💰 Simply Members benefits

ENGIE often partners with other organisations to offer further discounts or perks. For example, it gives existing NRMA and RAA members additional bill credits and sometimes even fuel vouchers.

There are also plans with movie perks where you can earn a free movie ticket, plus discounted plans for seniors card holders.

Environmentally-conscious Aussies can even sign up to its plan powered by Engie, where you can get 100% of your electricity usage matched with renewable energy sources.

Customer Service

ENGIE (formerly Simply Energy) customer service

Live chat
Live chat available
Social Media
App to manage your plan
Payment assistance
Financial hardship assistance

How do I get in touch with ENGIE?

If you need to contact ENGIE you can do so via a handful of methods including:

  • Start a live chat between 8am-7pm (AEST) Monday to Friday.
  • Give them a call during the same hours.
  • Send an enquiry by the online web form.

Customer satisfaction

We don't have enough reviews of ENGIE to display a star rating however you can see their ratings from other trusted sources:

  • Trustpilot. 3.5/5 stars (750 reviews)
  • Productreview.com.au. 1.3/5 stars (1,629 reviews)
  • Keep in mind: Reviews are subjective and may not reflect your actual experience. Use ratings from customers to inform your research when comparing energy plans.

Solar Energy

ENGIE (formerly Simply Energy) solar energy

How much does ENGIE pay for solar feed-in tariff?

ENGIE offers specialised solar plans so you can unlock higher feed-in tariffs than its regular plans.

Name Feed-in tariff Reference price Typical annual cost
ENGIE - ENGIE Solar NRMA elec
Basic Plan Information | (ENG722724MRE1@EME)
Single rate tariffFeed in tariff available
Feed-in tariff
from 12c/kWh
Reference price
11% less
than reference price
Estimated cost/year (typical usage)
$1,630/year
Go to siteView details
ENGIE - ENGIE Solar elec
Basic Plan Information | (ENG721975MRE1@EME)
Single rate tariffFeed in tariff available
Feed-in tariff
from 12c/kWh
Reference price
9% less
than reference price
Estimated cost/year (typical usage)
$1,670/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.
Name Feed-in tariff Reference price Typical annual cost
ENGIE - ENGIE Solar elec
(ENG534092MR@VEC)
Single rate tariffFeed in tariff available
Feed-in tariff
from 11c/kWh
Reference price
21% less than
Victorian Default Offer
Estimated cost/year (typical usage)
$1,350/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.
Name Feed-in tariff Reference price Typical annual cost
ENGIE - ENGIE Solar elec
Basic Plan Information | (ENG722162MRE1@EME)
Single rate tariffFeed in tariff available
Feed-in tariff
from 7c/kWh
Reference price
10% less
than reference price
Estimated cost/year (typical usage)
$1,780/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.
Name Feed-in tariff Reference price Typical annual cost
ENGIE - ENGIE Solar elec
Basic Plan Information | (ENG722199MRE1@EME)
Single rate tariffFeed in tariff available
Feed-in tariff
from 8c/kWh
Reference price
4% less
than reference price
Estimated cost/year (typical usage)
$2,190/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.

Good to know

  • The feed-in tariff on most of it's regular plans is close to the minimum required by state laws.
  • ENGIE can also help you get solar installed via one of it's preferred installers.

Green Energy

Green energy

Is ENGIE environmentally friendly?

Green Electricity Guide Rating: 2.59/10

Despite offering 100% carbon neutral energy plans, ENGIE still receives a lower score from Greenpeace in its Green Electricity Guide.

The reason is ENGIE is owned by ENGIE which is an international energy company that heavily uses gas fired power. ENGIE plans to achieve net zero carbon by 2045.

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