They say too many cooks in the kitchen can spoil the broth, but that doesn’t seem to be the case for the energy market. In fact, it’s preferred.
According to many experts, like Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) Chair, Rod Sims, welcoming more retailers into the market stimulates competition and can drive down energy prices.
Over the last few years, the country has welcomed some new faces to the energy market, four of which have gone on to become 2020 Mozo Experts Choice Energy Award winners.
But who are these new retailers and why have they caught the eyes of our expert judges? Find out below!
For many households, nothing is more confusing than their energy bill. That’s why ReAmped Energy are working toward making sure understanding energy is as easy as pie and of course, affordable. ReAmped Energy are honest about their prices, so you’ll always be in the loop of what you’re paying. And being a highly tech savvy retailer, they’ve even designed their own systems to ensure costs stay low!
ReAmped Energy received a 2020 Mozo Experts Choice Award in every state they operate in (NSW, QLD and SA), plus the prestigious title of 2020 Mozo Experts Choice Award Electricity Retailer of the Year. They're also regarded as one of the more cheaper options for residential customers in the Mozo database!
Elysian Energy are a start-up retailer based in Melbourne who believe that every Aussie household deserves a great deal on their energy plan. The retailer keeps things easy to understand by offering no confusing discounts, just simple low prices". And best of all, any unused electricity in your plan can be put toward you next bill.
Elysian Energy are the proud owners of two 2020 Mozo Experts Choice Awards and also walked away with the title of 2020 Mozo Experts Choice Victorian Electricity Retailer of the Year.
“Elysian Energy are big on transparency and clarity - there are no discounts with any electricity plan and low prices, so customers can see exactly how much they’ll be charged every month,” said Warne.
If there’s one thing that Powerclub believe in, it’s keeping things as open and honest as possible. Based in Melbourne, this not for profit retailer gives its members access to wholesale electricity prices on a cost per use basis, so you won’t ever pay for energy you don’t use. With Powerclub, there are no confusing discounts or incentives, just great electricity rates and minimal fees.
For this years awards, Powerclub received a massive 10 Mozo Experts Choice Awards, with majority of the awards collected in the small business categories, plus the prestigious title of 2020 Small Business Electricity Retailer of the Year!
“One of the great things about Powerclub is that they’re a little unconventional in the way they conduct business. The retailer promises that any excess profit generated will be either given back to members or invested into the business - you don’t see that very often,” said Mozo energy expert, Nathan Warne.
While Click Energy aren’t necessarily new to the energy scene, they’re certainly a retailer to keep your eye on. Click Energy provides electricity and gas to both residential and small business customers across Victoria, New South Wales, South Australia and South-East Queensland. They’re also 100% online and were in fact, the first retailer to do so!
And if you’re thinking about going solar, Click Energy could be the way to go, as they received three 2020 Mozo Experts Choice Awards in the Solar-Friendly category in New South Wales and South Australia.
Want to check out our other energy winners? Then head on over to our 2020 Mozo Experts Choice Energy Awards winners list page.