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Best electricity rates by retailer in New South Wales (Sydney – Ausgrid network)

RetailerAnytime RateDiscount Duration *Green Rating **View Retailer Electricity Plans
AGL22.97c12+ months3.5 starsView AGL plans
QEnergy23.10c12+ months2 starsView QEnergy plans
Alinta Energy23.44c12+ months2 starsView Alinta Energy plans
Origin Energy23.53c12+ months3.5 starsView Origin Energy plans
Energy Australia23.89c12+ months3 starsView Energy Australia plans
Dodo24.02cOngoing2.5 starsView Dodo plans
Powerdirect24.24c12+ months3 starsView Powerdirect plans
Simply Energy24.31c12+ months2 starsView Simply Energy plans
amaysim24.44cOngoing2 starsView amaysim plans
Energy Locals25.30cOngoing4 starsView Energy Locals plans
CovaU25.52c12+ months1.5 starsView CovaU plans
1st Energy25.81c12+ months1 starsView 1st Energy plans
Red Energy25.94cOngoing3 starsView Red Energy plans
Powershop25.96cOngoing5 starsView Powershop plans
Diamond Energy26.13cOngoing5 starsView Diamond Energy plans
Click Energy27.38cOngoing2 starsView Click Energy plans
Mojo Power27.89cOngoing2 starsView Mojo Power plans
Commander28.55cOngoing2.5 starsView Commander plans
Simply Energy30.77cOngoing2 starsView Simply Energy plans
Blue NRG31.35cOngoingNot ratedView Blue NRG plans
Origin Energy31.37cOngoing3.5 starsView Origin Energy plans
Next Business Energy31.46cOngoingNot ratedView Next Business Energy plans
Sanctuary Energy31.50cOngoingNot ratedView Sanctuary Energy plans
Momentum Energy31.74cOngoing3.5 starsView Momentum Energy plans
Pooled Energy31.86cOngoingNot ratedView Pooled Energy plans
Powerdirect31.90cOngoing3 starsView Powerdirect plans
AGL31.90cOngoing3.5 starsView AGL plans
Alinta Energy32.11cOngoing2 starsView Alinta Energy plans
CovaU32.12cOngoing1.5 starsView CovaU plans
Energy Australia32.29cOngoing3 starsView Energy Australia plans
1st Energy35.79cOngoing1 starsView 1st Energy plans
QEnergy42.76cOngoing2 starsView QEnergy plans
Best electricity rates by retailer in the Australian Capital Territory

RetailerAnytime RateDiscount Duration *Green Rating **View Retailer Electricity Plans
ActewAGL16.17cOngoing2.5 starsView ActewAGL plans
Origin Energy16.70c12+ months3.5 starsView Origin Energy plans
Origin Energy19.42cOngoing3.5 starsView Origin Energy plans
Energy Australia21.00c12+ months3 starsView Energy Australia plans
Energy Locals22.00cOngoing4 starsView Energy Locals plans
Energy Australia25.01cOngoing3 starsView Energy Australia plans
Next Business Energy27.10cOngoingNot ratedView Next Business Energy plans
Best electricity rates by retailer in Queensland (Brisbane – Energex network)

RetailerAnytime RateDiscount Duration *Green Rating **View Retailer Electricity Plans
AGL20.59c12+ months3.5 starsView AGL plans
Alinta Energy20.59c12+ months2 starsView Alinta Energy plans
Energy Australia21.05c12+ months3 starsView Energy Australia plans
QEnergy21.45c12+ months2 starsView QEnergy plans
Dodo21.66cOngoing2.5 starsView Dodo plans
1st Energy22.58c12+ months1 starsView 1st Energy plans
Origin Energy22.65c12+ months3.5 starsView Origin Energy plans
Red Energy23.07cOngoing3 starsView Red Energy plans
amaysim23.77cOngoing2 starsView amaysim plans
Simply Energy24.34c12+ months2 starsView Simply Energy plans
Powerdirect24.60c12+ months3 starsView Powerdirect plans
Powershop24.67cOngoing5 starsView Powershop plans
Mojo Power24.85cOngoing2 starsView Mojo Power plans
Energy Locals25.30cOngoing4 starsView Energy Locals plans
Click Energy25.90cOngoing2 starsView Click Energy plans
Diamond Energy26.19cOngoing5 starsView Diamond Energy plans
Sanctuary Energy26.91cOngoingNot ratedView Sanctuary Energy plans
Origin Energy26.96cOngoing3.5 starsView Origin Energy plans
Momentum Energy28.48cOngoing3.5 starsView Momentum Energy plans
AGL28.60cOngoing3.5 starsView AGL plans
Powerdirect28.60cOngoing3 starsView Powerdirect plans
Energy Australia29.24cOngoing3 starsView Energy Australia plans
Next Business Energy30.01c12+ monthsNot ratedView Next Business Energy plans
1st Energy30.77cOngoing1 starsView 1st Energy plans
Simply Energy30.81cOngoing2 starsView Simply Energy plans
Next Business Energy34.10cOngoingNot ratedView Next Business Energy plans
QEnergy37.02cOngoing2 starsView QEnergy plans
Best electricity rates by retailer in South Australia

RetailerAnytime RateDiscount Duration *Green Rating **View Retailer Electricity Plans
Alinta Energy32.20c12+ months2 starsView Alinta Energy plans
Diamond Energy32.93cOngoing5 starsView Diamond Energy plans
Origin Energy33.15c12+ months3.5 starsView Origin Energy plans
Lumo Energy34.42cOngoing3 starsView Lumo Energy plans
Simply Energy34.45c12+ months2 starsView Simply Energy plans
Powerdirect35.11c12+ months3 starsView Powerdirect plans
Dodo35.19cOngoing2.5 starsView Dodo plans
amaysim35.23cOngoing2 starsView amaysim plans
AGL35.95c12+ months3.5 starsView AGL plans
Commander35.99cOngoing2.5 starsView Commander plans
Sanctuary Energy36.85cOngoingNot ratedView Sanctuary Energy plans
Red Energy37.32cOngoing3 starsView Red Energy plans
Click Energy39.44cOngoing2 starsView Click Energy plans
Origin Energy40.43cOngoing3.5 starsView Origin Energy plans
Energy Australia40.92c12+ months3 starsView Energy Australia plans
Momentum Energy41.67cOngoing3.5 starsView Momentum Energy plans
AGL41.80cOngoing3.5 starsView AGL plans
Powerdirect41.80cOngoing3 starsView Powerdirect plans
Simply Energy42.01cOngoing2 starsView Simply Energy plans
Alinta Energy42.93cOngoing2 starsView Alinta Energy plans
Tango Energy44.00cOngoing2.5 starsView Tango Energy plans
QEnergy46.40cOngoing2 starsView QEnergy plans
Energy Australia47.89cOngoing3 starsView Energy Australia plans
Blue NRG55.00cOngoingNot ratedView Blue NRG plans
Best electricity rates by retailer in Victoria (Melbourne – CitiPower network)

RetailerAnytime RateDiscount Duration *Green Rating **View Retailer Electricity Plans
QEnergy16.41c12+ months2 starsView QEnergy plans
Alinta Energy16.42c12+ months2 starsView Alinta Energy plans
GloBird Energy17.03cOngoing1.5 starsView GloBird Energy plans
Click Energy17.05cOngoing2 starsView Click Energy plans
Tango Energy17.22c12+ months2.5 starsView Tango Energy plans
amaysim17.67cOngoing2 starsView amaysim plans
Dodo17.81cOngoing2.5 starsView Dodo plans
Commander18.65cOngoing2.5 starsView Commander plans
AGL18.70c12+ months3.5 starsView AGL plans
Simply Energy18.81c12+ months2 starsView Simply Energy plans
Sumo18.83c12+ months1.5 starsView Sumo plans
Momentum Energy19.03cOngoing3.5 starsView Momentum Energy plans
Powerdirect19.31c12+ months3 starsView Powerdirect plans
Origin Energy20.16c12+ months3.5 starsView Origin Energy plans
Lumo Energy20.57cOngoing3 starsView Lumo Energy plans
Energy Australia20.76c12+ months3 starsView Energy Australia plans
Powershop21.16cOngoing5 starsView Powershop plans
1st Energy21.57c12+ months1 starsView 1st Energy plans
Red Energy22.37cOngoing3 starsView Red Energy plans
CovaU22.51c12+ months1.5 starsView CovaU plans
Diamond Energy22.66cOngoing5 starsView Diamond Energy plans
Tango Energy24.97cOngoing2.5 starsView Tango Energy plans
People Energy25.42cOngoing1.5 starsView People Energy plans
Next Business Energy25.65cOngoingNot ratedView Next Business Energy plans
QEnergy28.30cOngoing2 starsView QEnergy plans
CovaU28.60cOngoing1.5 starsView CovaU plans
Alinta Energy28.81cOngoing2 starsView Alinta Energy plans
Origin Energy29.65cOngoing3.5 starsView Origin Energy plans
Powerdirect29.70cOngoing3 starsView Powerdirect plans
AGL29.70cOngoing3.5 starsView AGL plans
Energy Australia32.09cOngoing3 starsView Energy Australia plans
Blue NRG34.52cOngoingNot ratedView Blue NRG plans
Simply Energy34.96cOngoing2 starsView Simply Energy plans
1st Energy36.62cOngoing1 starsView 1st Energy plans
Sumo56.83cOngoing1.5 starsView Sumo plans

^ Rates shown are for anytime (flat rate) tariff and include GST and all available discounts. Plans are updated weekly from retailer’s Energy Price Fact Sheets.
* Discount duration reflects whether plans are subject to a benefit period after which plan benefits (including discounts) may end.
** Green Rating courtesy of the Green Electricity Guide 2018 published by Greenpeace and The Total Environment Centre.