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Do you get the feeling that your energy provider is turning up the heat on your electricity bills? Well, then it’s high time you ran a quick check on Mozo’s electricity comparison tool to find out if you could switch to a cheaper plan.
Keep in mind that not all of Queensland has a deregulated energy market. This means that not everyone will have a choice of electricity providers. If you live in South East Queensland it’s likely you will be able to switch. Energy services to regional QLD is mostly subsidised by the Government-owned Ergon energy.
To find out if Mozo can help you find the perfect plan punch in your QLD postcode or suburb and our handy calculator will crunch the data and instantly provide you a list of the some of the providers available in your area.
Mozo’s free electricity comparison service allows you to find a range of plans from some of QLD’s leading energy providers, all in the one place online. We compare electricity plans from electricity providers around Queensland to help find you a cheap energy plan in your area.
If you want to pay less on your rising electricity bills, the best way to do this is by comparing providers and plans. It is now easier than ever to find out how much you could be saving with Mozo’s comparison tool. You may save hundreds of dollars each year simply by switching your energy provider, or switching to a more competitive plan with your current provider.
As energy providers often change their pricing and plans, if you’ve never compared your provider before, chances are there is a much better deal you may be missing out on. Your energy costs are based on different factors, such as your location in Queensland, your usage charges and plan options. Mozo helps you compare energy prices in minutes.
Since not all of Queensland has a deregulated energy market, the specific number of providers that you will be able to choose from will largely depend on where you live. To find a cheap electricity plan in your area, simply enter your postcode. Energy rates often vary by region, so by telling us where you are we can look up which providers in our database service your area.
If you have a recent bill handy, then you will be able to improve the accuracy of your results even further by entering your actual usage. We will show you a list of plans that are on offer in your suburb so you can compare which deal will suit you best. There is no obligation to switch using our service and its totally free to use.
Whether you are going for an individual electricity plan, or a dual fuel package, you will have a wide range of energy providers to pick from. All energy providers in Queensland will have different incentives such as a sign-up discount or an online deal. As with any other shopping, you need to be mindful to differentiate between features that are actually useful to you and those that are irrelevant. Here are some considerations to help you make the best decision:
You can reduce your electricity bill in two ways. The first option is to look for a more cost effective plan by comparing the electricity providers available in your suburb. This will have a direct impact on your yearly spending on electricity. The other option is to change your electricity usage habits. If you’re looking for energy savings tips, we’ve got a whole section of our site dedicated to innovative ways of managing your electricity consumption.
Moving to a new state can be stressful but thankfully, finding an electricity plan in QLD is not going to add to your stress. You can kick off your search right here with Mozo. We can give you an estimate cost for your electricity bill based on your household size, your plan preferences and the suburb you’ll be moving to.
The exact number of electricity providers that you can choose from will depend on which QLD postcode you live in as different electricity providers service different areas. However, with Mozo’s comparison service you can rest assured that you’re getting a snapshot of available plans as we compare plans from a wide range of providers including:
While we do not compare every single plan on the market, we certainly try to compare a wide selection of the plans that are available if you sign up as a new customer.
Your electricity bills are a combination of a number of factors such as where you live, your plan options and your consumption patterns. That is why there is no one best energy provider across the Sunshine State. But, there will be the most suitable electricity plan for your home. Your final shortlist can again depend on various things say, if you just want the cheapest plan or if you care about good customer service or getting electricity generated from renewable sources.
Once you’ve got the list of available providers in your area through Mozo’s comparison tool, you can further filter your choice by reading reviews. Mozo has collected electricity reviews on major QLD electricity providers so you can read the opinions of real customers before you make your final choice of provider.
While the switch between providers does not take long, the actual time it may take for you to start receiving bills from your new provider depends on when your meter was last read. This can take anything from a few days to three months.
If you are moving premises, you will generally need to give 2 to 5 business days of notice to your electricity provider to move your account to the new Queensland address. If you need to move your electricity account on an urgent basis, you can call and request the provider to transfer the account faster. But make sure you’ve checked with your provider if they retail electricity at your new address and if they have any specific requirements you need to fulfil before facilitating the transfer. You don’t want to be in for a rude shock at the last moment.
No, you are not required to pay extra charges to switch your electricity provider in QLD if you are on an open contract. But, if you are on a fixed term account, you might need to pay an exit fee to terminate the contract early. If you are moving, some providers may charge a connection fee for setting up the service to your home. This cost is generally accounted for in your first bill. You should check with the provider for the exact specifications before you finalise the transfer.
Mozo makes money by helping energy providers connect with customers, like you, who are looking for a great energy deal. Most importantly our service is totally free to use and it is the energy providers competing for your business that pay Mozo, not you!
Mozo shares a fee with our partner, CIMET, who helps provide this service. This fee is paid when you complete an application and switch energy providers using our service. Mozo may also earn revenue when energy providers purchase display advertising on our site or when we help them use the all the great data we’ve collected.
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With a sudden strict four month lockdown it’s safe to say Victorians haven’t had an easy 2020. But with the Essential Services Commission (ESC) announcing its final energy prices determination for 2021, the new year may already be off to a better start. The ESC has announced that the Victorian Default Offer (VDO) will fall by 10% for residential customers and 14% for small businesses customers. That equates to a bill reduction of $159 per year and $916 a year, respectively.As a quick recap, the VDO, which came into effect 1 July 2019, is a default energy offer available to all customers in Victoria who choose to not engage in the energy market - that is, comparing offers and switching plans. The VDO also replaced standing offers and capped prices, preventing retailers from charging expensive plans to customers on these offers. “The fall in the default offer is being mainly driven by lower wholesale electricity purchase costs, with lower prices likely to assist many Victorian households and small businesses in recovering from the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic,” said Essential Services Commission pricing director, Marcus Crudden.The state’s economic regulator estimates that these price reductions will provide some much needed bill relief to around 125,000 households and 40,000 small businesses.
From rates to tariffs and random fees, it’s no wonder energy bills have a reputation of being difficult to comprehend. Unfortunately, it often means many Aussies pick up a few myths on the way to understanding their energy bill. So, if one of your goals in the new year is to get on top of your personal finance, we’ve jotted down four energy bill myths to be aware of.
With less than three weeks to go until we welcome in the new year, many Aussies may have already begun thinking about the goals they want to achieve in 2021. And for some, that can mean giving their home an energy efficiency upgrade. According to CSIRO building simulation research lead, Anthony Wright, the average Aussie household is rated only 2.2 stars out of 10 for energy efficiency. However, if the average Sydney or Melbourne home were to bump that figure up to a 4.9 stars, they could save up to $480 a year on their energy bills.When it comes to improving energy efficiency around the house, you might be surprised to learn that substantial savings can be made just by making small improvements. For instance, draught sealing and filling gaps or cracks around windows and doors are a great place to start. Other options include updating energy guzzling appliances for energy saving ones or installing external blinds to block out heat. But for the Aussies who don’t mind taking things to the next level, upgrading hot water systems, air conditioning and other appliances could deliver annual savings of $900, says Wright. “It’s also worthwhile getting an energy rate involved early,” Wright said in a recent interview with The New Daily. “It can seem like it costs, but it will pay back in comfort and energy bill savings in spades over time, as they can do a before-and-after rating, and also provide consultation on tweaking your renovation as you go.”
When Australia officially entered lockdown in March, thousands of people and small businesses were left stranded with a reduced income or forced to shut down, struggling to keep up with regular expenses, like their energy bill. And according to the Australian Energy Regulator’s (AER) Annual Retail Markets Report, those households and small businesses still remain in ‘energy debt’ to their retailers. The report found a sharp increase in energy debt amongst small businesses, with the total jumping from $35 million in March 2020 to $45 million in June 2020. For residential customers, long-term electricity debt reportedly increased by 21% between 31 March and 2 November to $124.5 million. Almost 60,000 households also took advantage of their retailers' offer to defer energy bills for a time, providing some breathing room. “If you are struggling to pay your bills, talk to your retailer about your debt – even if you can’t afford to pay anything right now,” said AER chair, Clare Savage. “You won’t be disconnected, and your retailer will work with you to set up a plan and help you start paying off your debt.”And it looks like most Aussies were satisfied with their retailer’s support, as there were 29% fewer complaints made to retailers and 26% fewer complaints to the ombudsman since the 2018/19 financial year.
With summer only days away, many Aussies may have already started gearing up for another scorching three months. And between swapping out your bed sheets and picking up some new shorts, switching energy plans might be another thing to add to your to-do list. But if you’re keen to make the process a little more worthwhile, why not opt for a plan that’s got more than just competitive rates. Whether you’re a rewards lover or are keen to hook up a mate, we’ve rounded up four hot energy offers we think are worth taking a look at.
As we know, the COVID-19 lockdown began in early March, which saw many Aussies having to adjust to work life from the comfort of their couch or unfortunately, experience financial hardship for the very first time.
As Aussies across the country ease themselves back into work following the Christmas break, the Victorian government has been well ahead of the game, announcing its decision for the Victorian Default Offer (VDO).
While the winter chill is certain to send shivers up the spines of many Aussies, the dreaded July 1 energy price update may have a similar effect.