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Simply Energy is an electricity and gas retailer that started providing power to South Australia and Victoria in 2005. It now powers over 700,000 customers nationwide and seeks to simplify energy for Australians by encouraging energy efficiency and solar power.
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Where is Simply Energy Available?
Simply offers electricity plans to residents of SA, NSW, VIC and QLD as well as gas plans for SA, VIC, WA and some of NSW.
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What plans are offered by Simply Energy?
This plan provides electricity to residents at a certain usage rate. It is available with three tariff structures: single rate, single rate plus controlled load, and time of use. Simply Plus offers competitive feed-in tariffs for solar owners, which vary depending on where you live. Most plans are cheaper than the reference price for the state.
These are a variation on the Simply Plus plan above, where the partner depends on what state you're in (e.g. NRMA for NSW). The partner plans have mostly the same features as the basic Plus plans, but usually offer a sign-up benefit related to the partner and may have a slight variation in expected average monthly price.
This is the plan you're on by default if you aren't on any other plan. You'll be charged the usage rates dictated by the reference price for whatever state you're in. There are no special features or discounts associated with this plan.
This plan offers natural gas to residents at a variable usage rate. You are charged a certain amount per megajoule (MJ) for the first 20 or so MJs per day, then less for the following MJs. It also includes a "pay on time" discount.
This is the same as the electricity plans, but for gas. There are sign-up benefits for the specified partner plus a potential slight variation in expected monthly price.
This is the plan you're on when you're not on another plan. It provides a variable rate for gas with no special discounts or features.
Does Simply Energy offer solar?
Yes, Simply Energy will install a solar panel system on your house. It can also set up a Virtual Power Plant, where it accesses your solar battery when there's a blackout or high demand to make sure your solar power is put to maximum use.
It also offers feed-in tariffs for excess solar energy that are fairly competitive for the states in which it operates.
Does Simply Energy offer any special incentives to sign up?
For each of its partnered gas and electricity plans, Simply Energy provides vouchers and other incentives if you're part of a club or loyalty program in that state. NRMA welcome credits or other incentives.
While not strictly a sign-up incentive, anyone on a Simply Energy plan has a chance to win one of 10 $500 EFTPOS cards every quarter.
Can I manage my plan from my phone?
Yes, you can. You can manage your plan and check your energy use easily by using the MyAccount app, which will also allow you to register and manage direct debit and e-billing at the same time.
Important notes: The estimated price we show by default is based on a single rate tariff. On your bill this might be known as a 'peak tariff', 'peak only' or an 'anytime tariff'. There are other tariff types available to customers and you may need to contact your provider if you are on these tariffs:
- Single rate with a controlled load
- Time of use
- Time of use with a controlled load
The price estimate should not be used as an official quote, but an indication of what your costs may be on the plan. It varies based on whether you provide us with your bill details. You can learn more here.
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