A trailblazer in financial comparison since 2008, Mozo is used by millions of Australians each year.
Our energy comparison tools, guides and savings tips exist for one reason, to help you save money on your electricity bills.
Comparing with us is always free. No hidden fees and we remain transparent throughout every step of the process.
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See available electricity plans ranked by cost and compare deals side by side.
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Are you forever trying to scout better bargains for everything from your weekly grocery bill to your next vacation? You can also apply this same cost-cutting mentality to tackle one of the biggest expenses in your household budget - your electricity bill. If you live in a state with a deregulated energy market, like Victoria, you have the freedom to shop around, switch electricity providers and get yourself a better deal whenever you like.
So what are you waiting for? Here, at Mozo, we can help you compare electricity providers in your area, and potentially find a better electricity plan from your existing provider based on your current usage patterns and preferences. Just enter in your VIC postcode into our electricity comparison tool and we’ll show you a list of plans from providers in our database.
Saving hundreds on your electricity and gas bills each year is now easier than ever with Mozo’s online energy comparison tool. We compare a range of plans from leading energy providers across Victoria to help you find a cheap deal in your area. Our electricity comparison service is completely free to use.
Comparing energy providers and plans in Melbourne is the best way to save money on your rising gas and electricity bills. It’s now easier than ever to find out how much you can save by switching energy providers. We help you compare prices in minutes so you can see deals that are available near you and switch if you find a cheaper deal. Mozo’s comparison tool could help you save hundreds of dollars a year on your electricity bill.
Energy providers often change their pricing and plans, so if you’ve never compared your provider before, chances are you may be missing out on a much better deal. How much you spend on electricity is based on a combination of factors, including where you live, your usage charges and your plan options. If you have a recent bill handy, then you will be able to improve the accuracy of your results by entering your actual usage.
Most electricity providers in Victoria offer a range of plans which you can pick from. Here are a few features you should keep an eye out for when choosing the right electricity plan for you:
There isn’t one flat cost for electricity throughout Victoria. Instead, the cost for electricity is determined by a number of factors including where you live, what type of meter you have and of course how much energy you use. Electricity retailers in Victoria will calculate your bill based on:
With increasing electricity rates, saving on your electricity bill might feel like an impossible task. We’re here to tell you that it
Here are some simple things you can do to slash the size of your electricity bill:
You can find more helpful energy saving tips for your household at our dedicated energy hub.
Of course. Even if you don’t have an existing electricity bill to give us, we can still easily estimate how much your electricity costs are likely to be based on the size of your household as well as the average costs of electricity and usage in the Victorian suburb you are moving to. We can also help you compare some of the providers and plans that are available in your new suburb.
Well, this really depends on where you live as different providers service different areas. Mozo’s service compares many of the leading electricity providers that operate in Victoria so you can be confident that we’re giving you a wide range of all the electricity plans available in your area.
In Victoria we compare some of the following brands:
There isn’t one best electricity provider for every resident in Victoria. Instead, you should be asking yourself who is the best electricity provider for me? The answer to this question depends on a number of factors such as how much electricity you use, the type of meter you have installed at your premises and your bill payment habits.
When choosing a new electricity provider, it is important to keep in mind that the best provider isn’t necessarily the cheapest. There are heaps of other factors you’ll need to consider like whether they have good customer service or if they offer options in terms of renewable energy.
Good news is, Mozo asked many Victorian residents to review their electricity provider on a whole range of things like price, customer service, green energy and trustworthiness. If you want to see how a particular electricity provider rated before making your final decision, you can read electricity customer reviews on Mozo.
The standard electricity meter in Victoria is the smart meter. In fact, the Victorian government has been rolling out smart meters for all residential homes over the past several years. A smart meter is a digital meter that records your electricity usage every 30 minutes. This data is automatically sent to your distributor and puts an end to estimated bills and manual meter readings.
The tariff you pay for your electricity depends on the type of meter that is installed at your premises and the plan you choose. With a smart meter, for instance, you have the option of choosing between a single flat rate or a flexible pricing plan that allow for discounts on your electricity depending on the time of the day. Want to know more? Read our very comprehensive guide on smart meters.
Most electricity providers in Victoria will not charge you to switch providers if you are on an open contract. However, if your electricity plan has a fixed period, you may be charged an early termination fee if you leave the contract before this fixed term expires.
If you are moving houses, you may be charged a connection fee to cover the transfer of your electricity services to your new address. Most providers will include this cost in your first electricity bill.
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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