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

RetailerGeneral Usage RateDiscount Duration *Green Rating **View Retailer Electricity Plans
Powerclub20.80cOngoingNot ratedView Powerclub plans
Elysian Energy21.92cOngoingNot ratedView Elysian Energy plans
ReAmped Energy22.13cOngoingNot ratedView ReAmped Energy plans
Kogan Energy22.33cOngoingNot ratedView Kogan Energy plans
GloBird Energy23.05cOngoing1.5 starsView GloBird Energy plans
Sumo23.19c12+ months1.5 starsView Sumo plans
Powershop23.25cOngoing5 starsView Powershop plans
Energy Locals23.50cOngoing4 starsView Energy Locals plans
Discover Energy23.58cOngoingNot ratedView Discover Energy plans
Momentum Energy23.98cOngoing3.5 starsView Momentum Energy plans
Simply Energy24.39cOngoing2 starsView Simply Energy plans
Alinta Energy24.98cOngoing2 starsView Alinta Energy plans
QEnergy25.18c12+ months2 starsView QEnergy plans
Enova Energy25.22cOngoing4 starsView Enova Energy plans
Energy Australia25.30c12+ months3 starsView Energy Australia plans
1st Energy25.33cOngoing1 starsView 1st Energy plans
AGL25.36cOngoing3.5 starsView AGL plans
Powerdirect25.36c12+ months3 starsView Powerdirect plans
Red Energy25.60cOngoing3 starsView Red Energy plans
Commander25.63cOngoing2.5 starsView Commander plans
Dodo25.63cOngoing2.5 starsView Dodo plans
Diamond Energy25.64cOngoing5 starsView Diamond Energy plans
Origin Energy25.68c12+ months3.5 starsView Origin Energy plans
CovaU25.79cOngoing1.5 starsView CovaU plans
Click Energy25.80cOngoing2 starsView Click Energy plans
Alinta Energy25.97c12+ months2 starsView Alinta Energy plans
AGL26.33c12+ months3.5 starsView AGL plans
Future X Power26.34cOngoingNot ratedView Future X Power plans
Origin Energy26.86cOngoing3.5 starsView Origin Energy plans
DC Power Co28.39cOngoing5 starsView DC Power Co plans
amaysim30.75cOngoing2 starsView amaysim plans
Pooled Energy31.49cOngoingNot ratedView Pooled Energy 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
Powerclub18.00cOngoingNot ratedView Powerclub plans
Elysian Energy20.31cOngoingNot ratedView Elysian Energy plans
Alinta Energy20.49cOngoing2 starsView Alinta Energy plans
QEnergy20.52c12+ months2 starsView QEnergy plans
Click Energy20.54cOngoing2 starsView Click Energy plans
Locality Planning Energy20.57cOngoingNot ratedView Locality Planning Energy plans
ReAmped Energy20.68cOngoingNot ratedView ReAmped Energy plans
Origin Energy20.93c12+ months3.5 starsView Origin Energy plans
Kogan Energy21.12cOngoingNot ratedView Kogan Energy plans
Powershop21.24cOngoing5 starsView Powershop plans
Alinta Energy21.75c12+ months2 starsView Alinta Energy plans
Diamond Energy22.13cOngoing5 starsView Diamond Energy plans
Powerdirect22.32c12+ months3 starsView Powerdirect plans
Discover Energy22.34cOngoingNot ratedView Discover Energy plans
Future X Power22.41cOngoingNot ratedView Future X Power plans
Red Energy22.44cOngoing3 starsView Red Energy plans
Energy Locals22.50cOngoing4 starsView Energy Locals plans
AGL22.58cOngoing3.5 starsView AGL plans
1st Energy22.76cOngoing1 starsView 1st Energy plans
Dodo22.89cOngoing2.5 starsView Dodo plans
Energy Australia23.10c12+ months3 starsView Energy Australia plans
AGL23.36c12+ months3.5 starsView AGL plans
Simply Energy23.87cOngoing2 starsView Simply Energy plans
Origin Energy24.92cOngoing3.5 starsView Origin Energy plans
amaysim25.84cOngoing2 starsView amaysim plans
DC Power Co30.53cOngoing5 starsView DC Power Co plans

Cheapest electricity rates by retailer in South Australia

RetailerGeneral Usage RateDiscount Duration *Green Rating **View Retailer Electricity Plans
Powerclub28.46cOngoingNot ratedView Powerclub plans
Energy Locals31.13cOngoing4 starsView Energy Locals plans
Elysian Energy31.47cOngoingNot ratedView Elysian Energy plans
Kogan Energy31.54cOngoingNot ratedView Kogan Energy plans
Momentum Energy31.79cOngoing3.5 starsView Momentum Energy plans
Powershop31.96cOngoing5 starsView Powershop plans
Origin Energy32.19cOngoing3.5 starsView Origin Energy plans
Alinta Energy33.17cOngoing2 starsView Alinta Energy plans
Alinta Energy34.16c12+ months2 starsView Alinta Energy plans
Origin Energy34.20c12+ months3.5 starsView Origin Energy plans
AGL35.12cOngoing3.5 starsView AGL plans
Powerdirect35.13c12+ months3 starsView Powerdirect plans
Lumo Energy35.39cOngoing3 starsView Lumo Energy plans
Commander35.65cOngoing2.5 starsView Commander plans
Dodo35.65cOngoing2.5 starsView Dodo plans
Simply Energy36.00cOngoing2 starsView Simply Energy plans
AGL36.30c12+ months3.5 starsView AGL plans
Red Energy36.41cOngoing3 starsView Red Energy plans
Click Energy38.23cOngoing2 starsView Click Energy plans
Energy Australia38.26c12+ months3 starsView Energy Australia plans
amaysim40.49cOngoing2 starsView amaysim 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
Elysian Energy18.37cOngoingNot ratedView Elysian Energy plans
Tango Energy19.14c12+ months2.5 starsView Tango Energy plans
Commander19.62cOngoing2.5 starsView Commander plans
Dodo19.62cOngoing2.5 starsView Dodo plans
Powerdirect20.80c12+ months3 starsView Powerdirect plans
Momentum Energy20.90cOngoing3.5 starsView Momentum Energy plans
1st Energy20.91cOngoing1 starsView 1st Energy plans
AGL20.92cOngoing3.5 starsView AGL plans
Powershop21.15cOngoing5 starsView Powershop plans
Powerclub21.36cOngoingNot ratedView Powerclub plans
AGL21.38c12+ months3.5 starsView AGL plans
Diamond Energy21.71cOngoing5 starsView Diamond Energy plans
Sumo21.85cOngoing1.5 starsView Sumo plans
Origin Energy21.86c12+ months3.5 starsView Origin Energy plans
Energy Australia21.86c12+ months3 starsView Energy Australia plans
Lumo Energy22.07cOngoing3 starsView Lumo Energy plans
Kogan Energy22.28cOngoingNot ratedView Kogan Energy plans
Energy Locals22.50cOngoing4 starsView Energy Locals plans
Red Energy22.55cOngoing3 starsView Red Energy plans
Click Energy22.55cOngoing2 starsView Click Energy plans
DC Power Co23.13cOngoing5 starsView DC Power Co plans
Simply Energy23.24cOngoing2 starsView Simply Energy plans
GloBird Energy23.25cOngoing1.5 starsView GloBird Energy plans
Energy Australia23.25cOngoing3 starsView Energy Australia plans
CovaU23.25cOngoing1.5 starsView CovaU plans
Origin Energy23.25cOngoing3.5 starsView Origin Energy plans
People Energy23.25cOngoing1.5 starsView People Energy plans
Blue NRG23.25cOngoingNot ratedView Blue NRG plans
amaysim23.25cOngoing2 starsView amaysim plans
QEnergy23.25cOngoing2 starsView QEnergy plans
Alinta Energy23.25cOngoing2 starsView Alinta Energy plans
Alinta Energy23.25c12+ months2 starsView Alinta Energy plans
Tango Energy23.25cOngoing2.5 starsView Tango Energy plans

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

RetailerGeneral Usage RateDiscount Duration *Green Rating **View Retailer Electricity Plans
ActewAGL16.67c12+ months2.5 starsView ActewAGL plans
Origin Energy17.23c12+ months3.5 starsView Origin Energy plans
Origin Energy19.05cOngoing3.5 starsView Origin Energy plans
Red Energy20.01cOngoing3 starsView Red Energy plans
Powerclub20.37cOngoingNot ratedView Powerclub plans
Energy Locals22.00cOngoing4 starsView Energy Locals plans
ActewAGL22.59cOngoing2.5 starsView ActewAGL plans
Energy Australia22.76c12+ 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 Energy25.60c12+ months1 starsView 1st Energy plans
1st Energy26.95cOngoing1 starsView 1st Energy plans
Aurora Energy26.96cOngoing3 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
Synergy28.82cOngoing2 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 Energy26.05cOngoing2.5 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.

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