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With the increasing use of electronics in your daily life it’s important to have an efficient electricity plan for your home. Fortunately, if you live in South Australia, you have the power to choose your electricity provider and switch to a different plan at any time if you think it could save you money.
If you’re worried that comparing electricity plans would take up too much time and effort, think again. Mozo’s savvy online tool can help you shortlist electricity retailers in your area from the comfort of your couch. Just feed in your SA postcode and the tool will instantly give you a list of some of the providers and plans depending on your consumption patterns and preferences.
Many people across South Australia are paying hundreds more than they should for their power bills. Comparing energy providers and plans is one of the best ways to save money on your rising gas and electricity bills. Mozo compares a range of energy plans and energy providers across SA. With our online comparison tool, it is now easier than ever to find out how much you can save by switching energy providers.
As energy providers often change their pricing and plans, if you’ve never compared your electricity provider before, chances are you may be missing out on a better deal. Mozo could help you save hundreds of dollars a year by finding and switching to a more competitive deal in your area. The exact number of energy providers that you can choose from will depend on where you live, as different providers service different areas across Adelaide and regional SA.
Your electricity bill is based on factors such as where you live, your usage charges and your plan options. With Mozo’s electricity comparison tool, you can filter results based on these preferences as these factors will most likely affect the cost of your electricity. To find a cheap energy plan in South Australia, simply enter your postcode so that we can provide you with a list of some of the deals available near you. Electricity prices 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, you can even enter your actual usage to improve the accuracy of the results.
While it’s great to have a choice, sometimes such a wide range of providers to pick from can also be a little confusing, especially with each of them trying to offer all kinds of incentives with their plans. That’s why, you need to be careful on what the different deals and discounts actually translate into as far as your regular bills are concerned.
Here are a few points for you to keep in mind as you go through a list of SA electricity providers:
Limited time offers. Like we said, there could be some offers like a one time discount of $50 on your first bill, which may sound very tempting, but you’ve got to think beyond the introductory period. If the cost for this plan is going to be $50 more than the cheapest plan for every subsequent bill, then you may not want to consider this as an option.
Regular discounts. Watch out for conditional offers that give you a discount every time you fulfil a pre-decided condition like paying your bills on time, or special offers for setting up a direct debit account. Work out which deal is best for you and then
make a choice.
Green energy. Electricity providers in South Australia offer a number of ways in which you can support the clean energy industry in Australia. From installing solar panels to sponsoring electricity produced from renewable sources instead of coal, you can choose from a number of green options.
Dual fuel services. Last but not the least, when you are picking an electricity plan, many energy providers in South Australia will give you the option to go for a single electricity plan or a dual fuel package. They may also offer a discount if you were to bundle your service with gas. But while it is convenient to have both your services attached with one retailer, it may not always be the cheapest option. If budget is top priority, you should compare single as well as dual fuel plans before deciding on anything.
Your electricity bills are a combination of a number of things such as your location and your actual consumption. Every electricity bill in SA will have:
A fixed supply charge. This is a price that you pay to have electricity delivered to your property. It covers the poles, wires and is priced at a per day rate.
Usage charges: This is charged per kilowatt hour of usage and naturally depends on the amount of electricity you are using at home.
First of all, it’s a good idea to take a careful look at the gadgets you are using at home and which ones are eating maximum power. You will find that sometimes making small changes like not leaving your laptop on charge all night or switching to energy efficient light globes can go a long way. If you want some more inspiration to get started, head over to our energy savings tips hub for more ideas.
The other thing you can do is compare the electricity providers and see if you can find a cheaper provider or even a better plan with the same provider. Chances are, more competitive deals have come up since you signed up for your account.
Yes, we can help you pick a cheap electricity provider for your new home by giving you a shortlist of electricity retailers in Adelaide as well as regional areas of South Australia. Just give us your postcode and our comparison tool will work its magic by crunching the data we have collected on South Australian suburbs based on average costs and usage for that area.
The precise number of electricity providers that you can choose from will depend on the suburb you live in and the retailers that operate in that area. Here are some of the electricity providers in South Australia that you can compare using Mozo’s service:
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.
Every house uses a different combination of electronics and the frequency with which these are used also varies. So while a working couple may hardly be using any electricity at home, a family with kids could be using a lot more energy guzzling gadgets. That’s why, the plan that turns out to be the best for you depends on your usage and priorities.
You can shortlist electricity providers in South Australia by focusing on your preferences such as cost, customer service and green energy. Start off by getting a list of some electricity providers in your area through Mozo’s energy comparison tool. Then read electricity reviews that we’ve collected from customers of electricity providers in SA so you can get the opinion of real people who have used these services before.
Switching your electricity provider in South Australia is a relatively easy process. You can simply request for a transfer online or via phone and your new provider should take care that the switch happens smoothly. However, the time it will take for you to start receiving bills from your new retailer can vary from a few days to three months depending on when your meter was last read.
If you are moving premises, it’s usually required to give 2-5 business days notice to your energy provider so that they can move your electricity account before you do. Make sure you fulfil any other requirements like providing free access to the electricity meter so that you don’t end up moving into a house with no electricity.
This is where it is important to consider the terms of your contract with the provider. If you are on an open contract, you will not need to pay an extra fee for switching your electricity retailer. But, if you are on a fixed term plan, you may have to spend some extra money to exit the contract early. If you are moving premises, many electricity retailers in South Australia charge a connection fee for setting up the service to your new address. This cost will generally be added to your first bill.
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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.
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