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

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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
Energy Locals21.99cOngoing4 starsView Energy Locals plans
AGL22.25c12+ months3.5 starsView AGL plans
Energy Australia22.55c12+ months3 starsView Energy Australia plans
QEnergy22.87c12+ months2 starsView QEnergy plans
Powerdirect23.21c12+ months3 starsView Powerdirect plans
Alinta Energy23.56c12+ months2 starsView Alinta Energy plans
CovaU23.93cOngoing1.5 starsView CovaU plans
Dodo24.02cOngoing2.5 starsView Dodo plans
Simply Energy24.31c12+ months2 starsView Simply Energy plans
Sumo24.44cOngoing1.5 starsView Sumo plans
Momentum Energy24.79cOngoing3.5 starsView Momentum Energy plans
Powershop24.81cOngoing5 starsView Powershop plans
amaysim25.28cOngoing2 starsView amaysim plans
Origin Energy25.72c12+ months3.5 starsView Origin Energy plans
1st Energy25.81cOngoing1 starsView 1st Energy plans
Red Energy25.94cOngoing3 starsView Red Energy 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
Origin Energy31.37cOngoing3.5 starsView Origin Energy plans
Pooled Energy31.49cOngoingNot ratedView Pooled Energy plans
AGL31.79cOngoing3.5 starsView AGL plans
Best electricity rates by retailer in the Australian Capital Territory

RetailerAnytime RateDiscount Duration *Green Rating **View Retailer Electricity Plans
Origin Energy16.70c12+ months3.5 starsView Origin Energy plans
ActewAGL17.63cOngoing2.5 starsView ActewAGL plans
Energy Locals18.59cOngoing4 starsView Energy Locals plans
Origin Energy19.42cOngoing3.5 starsView Origin Energy plans
Energy Australia20.24c12+ months3 starsView Energy Australia plans
Best electricity rates by retailer in Queensland (Brisbane – Energex network)

RetailerAnytime RateDiscount Duration *Green Rating **View Retailer Electricity Plans
Energy Australia19.40c12+ months3 starsView Energy Australia plans
Energy Locals19.79cOngoing4 starsView Energy Locals plans
QEnergy19.93c12+ months2 starsView QEnergy plans
Alinta Energy20.18c12+ months2 starsView Alinta Energy plans
AGL20.20c12+ months3.5 starsView AGL 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 Energy22.25cOngoing1 starsView 1st Energy plans
Origin Energy22.36c12+ months3.5 starsView Origin Energy plans
Simply Energy22.76c12+ months2 starsView Simply Energy plans
Red Energy23.07cOngoing3 starsView Red Energy plans
amaysim23.76cOngoing2 starsView amaysim plans
Mojo Power24.85cOngoing2 starsView Mojo Power plans
Origin Energy26.62cOngoing3.5 starsView Origin Energy plans
AGL28.05cOngoing3.5 starsView AGL plans
Best electricity rates by retailer in South Australia

RetailerAnytime RateDiscount Duration *Green Rating **View Retailer Electricity Plans
Alinta Energy32.18cOngoing2 starsView Alinta Energy plans
Diamond Energy32.93cOngoing5 starsView Diamond Energy plans
Energy Locals32.99cOngoing4 starsView Energy Locals plans
Simply Energy33.01c12+ months2 starsView Simply Energy plans
Momentum Energy33.18cOngoing3.5 starsView Momentum Energy plans
Powerdirect33.68c12+ months3 starsView Powerdirect plans
AGL34.10c12+ months3.5 starsView AGL plans
QEnergy34.85c12+ months2 starsView QEnergy plans
Dodo35.19cOngoing2.5 starsView Dodo plans
Origin Energy35.22c12+ months3.5 starsView Origin Energy plans
amaysim35.23cOngoing2 starsView amaysim plans
Lumo Energy35.61cOngoing3 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
Origin Energy40.02cOngoing3.5 starsView Origin Energy plans
AGL41.58cOngoing3.5 starsView AGL plans
Best electricity rates by retailer in Victoria (Melbourne – CitiPower network)

RetailerAnytime RateDiscount Duration *Green Rating **View Retailer Electricity Plans
Alinta Energy15.64c12+ months2 starsView Alinta Energy plans
Tango Energy16.36c12+ months2.5 starsView Tango Energy plans
Simply Energy16.38c12+ months2 starsView Simply Energy plans
GloBird Energy16.80cOngoing1.5 starsView GloBird Energy plans
Momentum Energy17.24cOngoing3.5 starsView Momentum Energy plans
amaysim17.67cOngoing2 starsView amaysim plans
Dodo17.81cOngoing2.5 starsView Dodo plans
Energy Australia18.08c12+ months3 starsView Energy Australia plans
Powerdirect18.12c12+ months3 starsView Powerdirect plans
Commander18.65cOngoing2.5 starsView Commander plans
Sumo18.83c12+ months1.5 starsView Sumo plans
Origin Energy19.27c12+ months3.5 starsView Origin Energy plans
AGL19.58c12+ months3.5 starsView AGL plans
Click Energy20.48cOngoing2 starsView Click Energy plans
Lumo Energy20.57cOngoing3 starsView Lumo Energy plans
Powershop21.15cOngoing5 starsView Powershop plans
1st Energy21.57cOngoing1 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
People Energy25.42cOngoing1.5 starsView People Energy plans
Next Business Energy25.65cOngoingNot ratedView Next Business Energy plans
Origin Energy29.65cOngoing3.5 starsView Origin Energy plans
AGL29.70cOngoing3.5 starsView AGL 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.

Note: Enova Energy don’t supply electricity to a capital city so are not shown in the tables above. You can 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. You can view Sanctuary Energy’s electricity rates for NSW, QLD and SA here.

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