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Compare Electricity Plans QLD

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Our service is free and will compare electricity plans from providers in your region so you can start enjoying lower energy bills*.

* Compare & Connect does not compare all electricity and gas providers or plans available in Qld (or any market) . The availability of plans are subject to change from time to time. Not all plans that are made available from Compare & Connect providers are compared by Compare & Connect due to area, eligibility, availability or commercial arrangements . We have commercial relationships with all of the suppliers whose products we compare, and the platform is owned by Origin Energy Limited. However, when we provide you with results, they are ranked only based on the price (low to high).
* Not all electricity and gas plans compared by Compare & Connect are available to all customers because some electricity and gas plans and special offers are available only from Compare & Connect’s contact centre or website . The electricity and gas plans available are only for properties that are located in eligible areas, postcodes and states. For additional information about special offers available in Qld (or any market) via Compare & Connect's contact centre, kindly get in contact with Compare & Connect's customer service team. More information about how our service works, our market coverage and our commercial relationships is available at this link.

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Electricity and Gas Suppliers Compared in QLD

Each energy provider in QLD can only operate in some regions, and therefore, the number of electricity providers that our electricity comparison service compares for you will vary depending on the location of your premises .

Compare Electricity and Gas Plans with Us

Compare & Connect has partnered with some of Australia’s leading electricity providers so you are able to compare electricity plans that are available in QLD in one convenient place. We're proud of being one of Australia's leading platforms , based on number of services processed, for utility and energy comparison and connection.

  • Impartial
    Despite having close corporate relationships with many of Australia's top electricity providers and are owned by Origin Energy Limited, we're impartial when presenting you with information .
  • Expert Consultants:
    Our team of experts knows the Queensland market inside out. So, you can rest assured that you've come to the right place to find the energy plans and prices suited for your household’s needs.
  • Transparent and Trustworthy:
    At Compare & Connect we are proud to be a member of the Energy Comparator Code of Conduct (ECCC). Our decision to voluntarily join this code of conduct demonstrates our dedication to presenting information to you with accuracy and fairness.
  • Free Service:
    Use our quality comparison and connection service for free! No catch. We don't mark up the prices on any of the plans that you will be offered. Instead, we will earn a commission from our electricity partners, at no extra cost to you. While our service is provided to you without charge, you may be subject to charges in relation to your current service, including exit fees. You should check this with your current supplier(s).
  • Australian Based:
    Our business began in Australia and we continue to be based here, providing expert advice to help consumers in Qld save on electricity bills.

Phone Comparison Available

To compare electricity suppliers , you can click the button below, or you can speak with one of our Australian-based Energy experts, by calling 1300685001

Changing Providers is Effortless

Maybe you feel like changing electricity providers will be a hassle, but it's definitely not! It's super simple because we do it all for you! We'll contact your current electricity provider to inform them that you're leaving, and we also sign you up with your new provider, so your transition will be as simple and seamless as possible .

It’s so easy! you can do it.

Save Money by Comparing Plans

  • You can avoid all the hard work
    Our electricity industry experts have done the complicated work of collecting and comparing each suppliers plans .
  • Join thousands of families and start saving
    We have helped many families in QLD save money on their electricity bills, now it's your turn.
  • Save yourself hours of research
    10 minutes of your time could save you hundreds of dollars a year. .
  • Electricity and gas prices have been rising
    It's time for you to compare electricity and gas providers and reduce spending on energy

List of our active electricity providers in Qld

Our vision is to have a broad range of energy providers in the one place, to give our customers a wide range of options to choose from . We currently have successfully established relationships with these providers in Qld : Please note available by giving us a phone call.

providers Name Available via Website Available via Call Centre
1st Energy Yes Yes
ActewAGL Yes Yes
AGL Yes Yes
Alinta Energy Yes Yes
Blue NRG Yes Yes
Dodo Power and Gas Yes Yes
Energy Locals Yes Yes
EnergyAustralia Yes Yes
Lumo Energy Yes Yes
Momentum Energy Yes Yes
Origin Yes Yes
OVO Energy Yes Yes
PacificBlue Yes Yes
Powershop Yes Yes
Red Energy Yes Yes
Tango Energy Yes Yes

We're constantly striving to add more and more providers to this prestigious list. We are extremely proud of these partnerships.

*Compare & Connect does not compare all plans in the market.

Electricity Market Deregulation and Competition in Qld

The electricity market in Australia has been undergoing a process of deregulation which began in the late 1990s. The first stage of deregulation involved establishing a national grid {{citymarketintro4}} in one state to be sold in another state.

The next step, which occurred earlier in some states than others, was the dividing up of the state owned electricity monopolies into multiple competing entities, then privatising them. In an attempt to create a greater amount of competition the energy market was divided into two levels

  • Energy Distributors
    The distributors are responsible for delivery of electricity to customers' premises , and they own and manage the poles and powerlines, but do not deal directly with customers.
  • Energy Retailers The retailers are the ones who sell the electricity to the customers and manage the billing. The states have between 1 and 3 distributors but up to thirty retailers.

The South East Queensland market was completely deregulated on 1 July 2016 . This enabled consumers to switch to the provider who had the cheapest electricity prices.

Electricity in Queensland is supplied by two distributors

  • Energex
    The Energex network distributes electricity to premises in an area covering around 25,000 square kilometres in South East Queensland, stretching from the border of NSW in the south to Gympie in the north. This covers Brisbane, Ipswich, the Gold and Sunshine Coasts, Redlands, Logan and Moreton Bay.
  • Ergon Energy
    The Ergon Energy network distributes electricity to Queensland including coastal and rural areas and also remote communities in outback Queensland and the Torres Strait.

Lower your power bills with these electricity -saving tips

Here are some easily implemented tips to reduce how much you spend on electricity

  • Minimise draughts. Prevent cold air or hot air getting in or out via gaps under doors and around windows through the use of door snakes and gap seal tape.
  • Turn off all appliances at the power point when they're not in use.
  • A cheap alternative to an electric blanket is a hot water bottle.
  • Minimise usage of the clothes dryer. Dry the clothes outside or use an indoor clothes rack.
  • Instead of turning on the heater, wear clothing that's appropriate for cold weather (jumper, warm socks, booties, beanie).
  • Minimise air conditioning use by opening windows at night to allow the cool air in, then shutting them in the morning to keep hot air out.
  • Close doors of rooms that you don't use, so that you only have to heat or cool a smaller space.
  • Reduce the use of lights. Rely on natural light if possible.
  • Prevent the sun from over-heating your house by closing the curtains and blinds in rooms where the sun shines in.

FAQ about switching electricity providers

This section contains frequently asked questions and answers about what happens once you've completed the comparison process and have made the decision that you'd like to switch electricity providers.

It's okay if you change your mind because your new electricity provider must give you a ten-day 'cooling-off' period, that means you have ten days during which you can change your mind and stay with your current energy provider.
Absolutely not! The delivery of actual energy to your premises, via the pipes and wires, is all done by an energy distributer (not by your retailer). The distributor continues to supply electricity to your house if you switch to a different energy retailer. It is the retailer that issues your electricity bills, but they purchase the energy from the distributor and resell it to you. You can't purchase electricity directly from your distributor, you have to purchase it from an energy retailer. You can be confident that when you switch retailers, you won't experience an interruption to your electricity supply because the connection to the distributor continues to be the same.
All the 'paperwork' is processed quite quickly, often within 24 hours. However, the actual switchover can't take place until your present provider has issued you a final bill, and that can't be done until a final meter reading has been taken. Therefore, it depends on how soon your meter is next due to be read. It could take up to three months.
We'll sign you up with your new energy provider, and will inform your current provider that you're leaving them. The actual transfer to the new provider will not happen straight away, because the old provider needs to do a meter reading again, one final time. and then send you their final bill. Your new provider begins charging you from the date of the meter reading. the energy distributor who supplies the energy to your premises continues to be the same as before the switch.
No. Our comparison and switching service is free to you. We will, however, receive a commission from your new electricity provider.While our service is provided to you without charge, you may be subject to charges in relation to your current service, including exit fees. You should check this with your current supplier(s).