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Are you getting tired of paying unreasonably high gas bills? Well, if you live in South Australia, the good news is that you have access to a deregulated energy market. In simple words, this means that unlike some other Australian states, SA allows you to choose your gas provider as well as your South Australian electricity provider.
There was a time when comparing all the different gas plans was a long and tedious process, but that’s not true anymore. Mozo’s digital energy comparison tool can help you compare gas plans in a matter of minutes. Just enter your postcode and our energy calculator will list out some of the gas plans in your area based on your usage habits.
You can kick off your search for the best gas plans in South Australia right here with Mozo. Type in the postcode or suburb of where you are moving to in South Australia and our energy comparison tool will scan through the data we’ve collected for that location. We can then give you a shortlist of the some gas retailers in your area so you can choose a plan that will be best for your household requirements.
The number of SA gas providers you can choose from will depend on where you live and which retailers operate in your postcode. You can get a list of the best providers in your area using Mozo’s energy comparison tool. Some of the gas providers that you can compare using our service are:
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.
It would not be possible to pin down one provider as the best across the entire state because every household would have its own unique energy usage and requirements. But that does not mean that there can’t be one perfect plan for your home. And Mozo is here to help you. We can shortlist gas providers in South Australia by focusing on your priorities, for example, whether you want a single gas plan or you would rather go for a dual fuel service. So based on different factors such as cost, customer service and convenience, you can get a list of the gas retailers in your area through Mozo’s energy comparison tool. Once you’ve got this list, read the gas reviews that we’ve specially collected from gas customers in SA so you can have access to the unbiased opinion of real people who have used these services before.
There are a number of factors that can make or break a gas deal. Here’s a quick checklist to refer to as you go through the gas providers in SA:
The cost of your gas service in South Australia depends on your location and how much gas you consume. Your gas bill will have:
Yes, in fact, there are two ways that you can try to reduce your gas bill. Firstly, if you’ve got gas heating, hot water or other appliances that work on gas, you can try reducing your overall gas usage. Don’t know where to start? Check out our energy savings tips hub for some inspiration.
Secondly, you can lower your gas bill by switching your plan. Compare the gas providers in SA and see if your provider is offering a better deal or if you can save money by switching to a new gas retailer. If you haven’t changed your plan in a long time, you would be surprised by the number of options you might have.
You should be able to switch your gas provider in South Australia quite easily. All you’ll generally have to do is fill up on online form, pick a plan and confirm the switch or do the same thing over the phone. Your new provider will take care of the rest. But, the time that it will take for you to start receiving bills from your new provider will depend on when your meter was last read. It can take anything from a few days to three months.
For those who are moving to a new address, providers generally need 2-5 business days notice to move your gas account. Do check on any specific requirements that your provider may have, for example, access to the energy meter so that you don’t end up moving into a house with no gas!
This will depend on the terms of your energy contract. If you are on an open contract, you are free to switch your gas provider in SA without having to pay any extra charges. But, if you have chosen a fixed term plan, you might need to pay an exit fee to end the contract early. If you are moving to a new home, many gas retailers charge a connection fee for setting up the service. This cost will generally be added to your first bill.
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I've spoken with them all and this one gives me the most discount because I'm also a RAC member!
Last week, the Australian Capital Territory government announced it would be expanding its ACT Home Assessment Energy Scheme to renters. The ACT Home Assessment Energy Scheme is an initiative that provides free in-house energy assessments to discover areas where households can save on their energy bills. “It can be very hard for renters to make major energy-saving changes to their home. By expanding this program, we are able to provide renters with tailored information,” said Minister for Climate Change and Sustainability, Shane Rattenbury. But while this is good news for renters in the ACT, it doesn’t mean the rest of the country should miss out on energy savings insights. So we’ve jotted down five energy saving tips for renters that can help keep costs down all year round.
In July last year, the Victorian energy market went under intensive reform to improve prices and transparency for residents and was called the Victorian Default Offer (VDO).The VDO imposed a price cap on standing offers, which meant that retailers could no longer charge exorbitant prices for these energy plans. All previous customers on standing offer plans were then rolled onto the VDO. This week the Essential Service Commision (ESC) announced that from 1 September 2020, it will be extending the VDO to energy customers living in embedded networks, like caravans, retirement villages and even small businesses. According to the ESC, more than 104,000 customers will benefit from this reform. “Embedded network customers have not been fully covered by the same price protections as other Victorians. This ensures they now have access to a fair deal with significant savings for some,” said ESC pricing director, Marcus Crudden. Crudden said customers within embedded networks are expected to save between $180 to $360 annually, while small businesses could see savings of between $900 to $2,220.
Within the next few weeks, many Aussie households are expected to receive their latest energy bill. And for some, it won’t be good news. In fact, according to Mozo research the average household is expected to fork out an extra $88 a month due to an increase in electricity usage because of the Covid-19 lockdown. But there may be a silver lining on the horizon, as many retailers are acknowledging the financial strain the Covid-19 pandemic has had on Aussie wallets by announcing price decreases. On 1 July 2020, close to 20 retailers announced they would be cutting the electricity prices for customers located in either New South Wales, South Australia, South-East Queensland or the Australian Capital Territory. And in some instances, retailers have vowed to cut prices in all three states, like Powershop. “We are pleased to be able to bring some much needed relief to households in NSW, SE-QLD and SA, especially during winter and given many of our customers are spending more time at home, which may lead to higher power bills,” said Powershop CEO, Jason Stein. “Our existing residential customers saw our prices decrease on average by approximately 14.2% in South Australia, 8.7% in New South Wales and 7.5% in South East Queensland.” Other retailers cutting prices across NSW, SE-QLD and SA included energy giant, Origin Energy, Simply Energy and newcomer, Kogan Energy.
Between tighter budgets and minimal spending, financial stress is at an all time high for many Aussie households.
While things might be a little different to this time last year, one thing that hasn’t changed is the winter chill. And unfortunately, as a large number of Aussies spend the majority of their time indoors, a jaw-dropping energy bill is to be expected. According to recent data by energy company Jemena, our electricity usage has jumped by 16% compared to this time last year, while businesses experienced a fall in electricity usage of between 10% - 12%. With Aussies having to tighten their wallets to manage expenses during the pandemic, a higher bill is far from ideal. According to Professor Sara Wikinson at University of Technology Sydney, some households are doing everything they can to soften the blow. She said that older Aussies are reducing their consumption by either cutting back their use of heating appliances, going to bed fully clothed or even skipping showers. "People are spending almost all their time at home, which is obviously pushing up their energy consumption. And [their] ability to hang out somewhere warm in the mall or community centre has gone," Wilkinson said. However, Powershop chief executive Jason Stein said that drastic measures are not always necessary and that simple savings can be made around the home. “With Australians spending more time at home this winter, energy bills may be higher. [But] there are some simple things you can do to try and keep your energy bills down and help save money,” Stein said. He recommended setting “your heater thermostat between 18–20°C in living areas, [as] every extra degree adds 10% to your heating bill.”“Switching off the game console after use could save a household of four up to $193 a year,” Stein said. Other tips include ditching your dryer for a clothes horse, investing in door snakes to plug draughts and improve insulation. And remember to switch off lights when you leave a room. If you’d like more energy savings tips that’ll not only keep you warm but keep costs down this winter, head on over to our energy savings tips hub!
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.