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Best electricity usage rates summary

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We’ve summarised the cheapest residential usage rates for Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Canberra, Hobart, Perth and Darwin for each retailer’s publicly listed electricity plans.

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WATTever’s free electricity comparison makes it easy with a personalised cost ranking of all publicly listed electricity plans, based on your energy use. Get it right with WATTever’s comprehensive comparison. We include all retailers, tariff types, discounts, solar feed-in tariffs, input for concessions and more to help you make serious savings on energy.

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

RetailerGeneral Usage RateDiscount Duration *Green Rating **View Retailer Electricity Plans
Energy Locals21.99cOngoing4 starsView Energy Locals plans
ReAmped Energy22.13cOngoingNot ratedView ReAmped Energy plans
AGL22.25c12+ months3.5 starsView AGL plans
Origin Energy22.28c12+ months3.5 starsView Origin Energy plans
Energy Australia22.55c12+ months3 starsView Energy Australia plans
Alinta Energy22.59c12+ months2 starsView Alinta Energy plans
Simply Energy22.77c12+ months2 starsView Simply Energy plans
Momentum Energy22.90cOngoing3.5 starsView Momentum Energy plans
Powerclub22.98cOngoingNot ratedView Powerclub plans
Powerdirect23.21c12+ months3 starsView Powerdirect plans
Red Energy23.48cOngoing3 starsView Red Energy plans
Future X Power23.96cOngoingNot ratedView Future X Power plans
Dodo24.02cOngoing2.5 starsView Dodo plans
Sumo24.44c12+ months1.5 starsView Sumo plans
Powershop24.80cOngoing5 starsView Powershop plans
1st Energy25.33cOngoing1 starsView 1st Energy plans
Click Energy25.70cOngoing2 starsView Click Energy plans
CovaU25.79cOngoing1.5 starsView CovaU plans
Diamond Energy26.13cOngoing5 starsView Diamond Energy plans
DC Power Co27.65cOngoing5 starsView DC Power Co plans
Mojo Power27.89cOngoing2 starsView Mojo Power plans
Commander28.55cOngoing2.5 starsView Commander plans
Sumo29.46cOngoing1.5 starsView Sumo plans
amaysim30.75cOngoing2 starsView amaysim plans
Origin Energy31.37cOngoing3.5 starsView Origin Energy plans
Pooled Energy31.49cOngoingNot ratedView Pooled Energy plans
AGL31.79cOngoing3.5 starsView AGL plans
Amber Electric35.00cOngoing4 starsView Amber Electric plans

Cheapest electricity rates by retailer in Queensland (Brisbane – Energex network)

RetailerGeneral Usage RateDiscount Duration *Green Rating **View Retailer Electricity Plans
Powerclub19.01cOngoingNot ratedView Powerclub plans
Origin Energy19.25c12+ months3.5 starsView Origin Energy plans
Energy Locals19.79cOngoing4 starsView Energy Locals plans
Energy Australia19.91c12+ months3 starsView Energy Australia plans
Alinta Energy20.18c12+ months2 starsView Alinta Energy plans
AGL20.20c12+ months3.5 starsView AGL plans
Future X Power20.30cOngoingNot ratedView Future X Power plans
QEnergy20.52c12+ months2 starsView QEnergy plans
Locality Planning Energy20.57cOngoingNot ratedView Locality Planning Energy plans
ReAmped Energy20.68cOngoingNot ratedView ReAmped Energy plans
Powerdirect20.76c12+ months3 starsView Powerdirect plans
Powershop21.24cOngoing5 starsView Powershop plans
Dodo21.66cOngoing2.5 starsView Dodo plans
Click Energy21.68cOngoing2 starsView Click Energy plans
Diamond Energy22.13cOngoing5 starsView Diamond Energy plans
1st Energy22.76cOngoing1 starsView 1st Energy plans
Simply Energy22.76c12+ months2 starsView Simply Energy plans
Red Energy24.06cOngoing3 starsView Red Energy plans
Mojo Power24.85cOngoing2 starsView Mojo Power plans
Origin Energy26.62cOngoing3.5 starsView Origin Energy plans
DC Power Co27.47cOngoing5 starsView DC Power Co plans
AGL28.05cOngoing3.5 starsView AGL plans
amaysim29.70cOngoing2 starsView amaysim plans

Cheapest electricity rates by retailer in South Australia

RetailerGeneral Usage RateDiscount Duration *Green Rating **View Retailer Electricity Plans
Powerclub26.80cOngoingNot ratedView Powerclub plans
Alinta Energy30.89c12+ months2 starsView Alinta Energy plans
Energy Locals31.13cOngoing4 starsView Energy Locals plans
Simply Energy31.34c12+ months2 starsView Simply Energy plans
Origin Energy31.63c12+ months3.5 starsView Origin Energy plans
Momentum Energy31.79cOngoing3.5 starsView Momentum Energy plans
Origin Energy32.02cOngoing3.5 starsView Origin Energy plans
Powershop32.67cOngoing5 starsView Powershop plans
Diamond Energy32.93cOngoing5 starsView Diamond Energy plans
Powerdirect33.68c12+ months3 starsView Powerdirect plans
AGL34.10c12+ months3.5 starsView AGL plans
Dodo35.19cOngoing2.5 starsView Dodo plans
Lumo Energy35.32cOngoing3 starsView Lumo Energy plans
Commander35.99cOngoing2.5 starsView Commander plans
Energy Australia36.27c12+ months3 starsView Energy Australia plans
Red Energy37.28cOngoing3 starsView Red Energy plans
Click Energy39.44cOngoing2 starsView Click Energy plans
amaysim40.49cOngoing2 starsView amaysim plans
AGL41.58cOngoing3.5 starsView AGL plans
Amber Electric44.00cOngoing4 starsView Amber Electric plans

Cheapest electricity rates by retailer in Victoria (Melbourne – CitiPower network)

RetailerGeneral Usage RateDiscount Duration *Green Rating **View Retailer Electricity Plans
Alinta Energy15.68c12+ months2 starsView Alinta Energy plans
Powerdirect17.20c12+ months3 starsView Powerdirect plans
Momentum Energy17.53cOngoing3.5 starsView Momentum Energy plans
Sumo18.04c12+ months1.5 starsView Sumo plans
Tango Energy18.37c12+ months2.5 starsView Tango Energy plans
Origin Energy18.38c12+ months3.5 starsView Origin Energy plans
GloBird Energy18.43cOngoing1.5 starsView GloBird Energy plans
Commander18.65cOngoing2.5 starsView Commander plans
Lumo Energy18.91cOngoing3 starsView Lumo Energy plans
Powerclub19.16cOngoingNot ratedView Powerclub plans
Simply Energy19.23c12+ months2 starsView Simply Energy plans
Elysian Energy19.44cOngoingNot ratedView Elysian Energy plans
Dodo19.62cOngoing2.5 starsView Dodo plans
Energy Australia20.13c12+ months3 starsView Energy Australia plans
AGL20.13c12+ months3.5 starsView AGL plans
Click Energy20.48cOngoing2 starsView Click Energy plans
Powershop21.15cOngoing5 starsView Powershop plans
1st Energy21.59cOngoing1 starsView 1st Energy plans
amaysim22.01cOngoing2 starsView amaysim plans
Red Energy22.37cOngoing3 starsView Red Energy plans
Diamond Energy22.66cOngoing5 starsView Diamond Energy plans
DC Power Co23.13cOngoing5 starsView DC Power Co plans
CovaU23.63cOngoing1.5 starsView CovaU plans
People Energy25.42cOngoing1.5 starsView People Energy plans
AGL29.15cOngoing3.5 starsView AGL plans

Cheapest electricity rates by retailer in the Australian Capital Territory (Canberra – Evoenergy network)

RetailerGeneral Usage RateDiscount Duration *Green Rating **View Retailer Electricity Plans
Origin Energy14.56c12+ months3.5 starsView Origin Energy plans
ActewAGL16.53cOngoing2.5 starsView ActewAGL plans
Energy Locals18.59cOngoing4 starsView Energy Locals plans
Origin Energy19.42cOngoing3.5 starsView Origin Energy plans
Red Energy19.84cOngoing3 starsView Red Energy plans
Powerclub19.86cOngoingNot ratedView Powerclub plans
Energy Australia20.24c12+ months3 starsView Energy Australia plans

Cheapest electricity rates by retailer in Tasmania (Hobart – TasNetworks network)

RetailerGeneral Usage RateDiscount Duration *Green Rating **View Retailer Electricity Plans
1st Energy25.10cOngoing1 starsView 1st Energy plans
Aurora Energy26.43cOngoing3 starsView Aurora Energy plans

Cheapest electricity rates by retailer in Western Australia (Perth – Western Energy network)
RetailerGeneral Usage RateDiscount Duration *Green Rating **View Retailer Electricity Plans
Synergy28.33cOngoing2 starsView Synergy plans
Cheapest electricity rates by retailer in the Northern Territory (Darwin – Power and Water network)

RetailerGeneral Usage RateDiscount Duration *Green Rating **View Retailer Electricity Plans
Jacana Energy25.95cOngoing2.5 starsView Jacana Energy plans

^ Rates shown are for anytime (flat rate) tariff and include GST and all available discounts. Plans are updated weekly from retailer’s Basic Plan Information Documents (BPIDs)/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.
Note: Enova Energy don’t supply electricity to a capital city so are not shown in the tables above. View Enova Energy’s electricity rates for the Essential Energy network (Regional NSW) here.
Sanctuary Energy don’t have market offers so are not shown in the tables above. View Sanctuary Energy’s electricity rates for NSW, QLD and SA here.

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