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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)

Retailer (link to plans)General Usage RateGreen Rating **
Powerclub20.80cNot rated
GloBird Energy21.86c1.5 stars
Elysian Energy21.92cNot rated
ReAmped Energy22.13cNot rated
Sumo23.19c1.5 stars
Powershop23.25c5 stars
Future X Power23.44cNot rated
Energy Locals23.50c4 stars
Discover Energy23.58cNot rated
Kogan Energy23.75cNot rated
Alinta Energy23.76c2 stars
Momentum Energy23.98c3.5 stars
Simply Energy24.39c2 stars
OVO Energy24.42cNot rated
Origin Energy24.50c3.5 stars
QEnergy25.18c2 stars
Enova Energy25.22c4 stars
Energy Australia25.30c3 stars
1st Energy25.33c1 stars
AGL25.36c3.5 stars
Powerdirect25.36c3 stars
Red Energy25.60c3 stars
Commander25.63c2.5 stars
Dodo25.63c2.5 stars
Diamond Energy25.64c5 stars
CovaU25.79c1.5 stars
Click Energy25.80c2 stars
Nectr27.35cNot rated
Amber Electric27.41c4 stars
amaysim28.35c2 stars
DC Power Co28.39c5 stars
Mojo Power29.54c2 stars
Pooled Energy31.49cNot rated

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

Retailer (link to plans)General Usage RateGreen Rating **
Powerclub18.00cNot rated
Elysian Energy20.31cNot rated
Alinta Energy20.49c2 stars
QEnergy20.52c2 stars
Click Energy20.54c2 stars
Locality Planning Energy20.57cNot rated
ReAmped Energy20.61cNot rated
Future X Power20.63cNot rated
Origin Energy20.93c3.5 stars
Powershop21.24c5 stars
Kogan Energy21.40cNot rated
Diamond Energy22.13c5 stars
Powerdirect22.32c3 stars
Discover Energy22.34cNot rated
Red Energy22.44c3 stars
Energy Locals22.50c4 stars
AGL22.58c3.5 stars
1st Energy22.76c1 stars
Dodo22.89c2.5 stars
Energy Australia23.10c3 stars
Simply Energy23.87c2 stars
Amber Electric24.23c4 stars
amaysim24.75c2 stars
DC Power Co30.53c5 stars

Cheapest electricity rates by retailer in South Australia

Retailer (link to plans)General Usage RateGreen Rating **
Powerclub28.46cNot rated
Energy Locals31.13c4 stars
Elysian Energy31.47cNot rated
Momentum Energy31.79c3.5 stars
Powershop31.96c5 stars
Origin Energy32.19c3.5 stars
Alinta Energy33.17c2 stars
Kogan Energy34.03cNot rated
Future X Power34.32cNot rated
AGL35.12c3.5 stars
Powerdirect35.13c3 stars
Lumo Energy35.39c3 stars
Dodo35.65c2.5 stars
Commander35.65c2.5 stars
Simply Energy36.00c2 stars
Red Energy36.41c3 stars
Amber Electric37.71c4 stars
Click Energy38.23c2 stars
Energy Australia38.26c3 stars
amaysim39.41c2 stars
QEnergy40.30c2 stars

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

Retailer (link to plans)General Usage RateGreen Rating **
Elysian Energy19.25cNot rated
Tango Energy20.57c2.5 stars
Alinta Energy21.45c2 stars
Simply Energy21.65c2 stars
Diamond Energy21.71c5 stars
AGL21.80c3.5 stars
Commander22.15c2.5 stars
Dodo22.15c2.5 stars
Kogan Energy22.26cNot rated
1st Energy22.38c1 stars
GloBird Energy22.55c1.5 stars
Powerclub22.58cNot rated
Powerdirect22.65c3 stars
Momentum Energy22.73c3.5 stars
Powershop22.97c5 stars
Lumo Energy23.43c3 stars
Origin Energy23.66c3.5 stars
Click Energy23.66c2 stars
Energy Australia23.66c3 stars
Sumo23.66c1.5 stars
Energy Locals24.00c4 stars
Red Energy24.42c3 stars
amaysim24.92c2 stars
People Energy25.17c1.5 stars
CovaU25.17c1.5 stars
Blue NRG25.17cNot rated
Amber Electric25.87c4 stars
DC Power Co28.42c5 stars

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

Retailer (link to plans)General Usage RateGreen Rating **
Origin Energy17.23c3.5 stars
ActewAGL17.78c2.5 stars
Red Energy20.01c3 stars
Powerclub20.37cNot rated
Energy Locals22.00c4 stars
Energy Australia22.76c3 stars
Amber Electric25.65c4 stars

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

Retailer (link to plans)General Usage RateGreen Rating **
1st Energy25.60c1 stars
Future X Power26.14cNot rated
Aurora Energy26.96c3 stars

Cheapest electricity rates by retailer in Western Australia (Perth – Western Energy network)

Retailer (link to plans)General Usage RateGreen Rating **
Synergy28.82c2 stars

Cheapest electricity rates by retailer in the Northern Territory (Darwin – Power and Water network)

Retailer (link to plans)General Usage RateGreen Rating **
Jacana Energy26.05c2.5 stars

^ 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.
** Green Rating courtesy of the Green Electricity Guide 2018 published by Greenpeace and The Total Environment Centre.

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