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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 like this provider for their clear billing and set up as an ongoing/new provider. If you are interested in this provider, you should be aware of new billing changes and be clear to set expectations between AGL and yourself. This will allow for open and diverse communication to avoid unwarranted changes in the service. Greater awareness over the sustainability and 'green' action undertaken by AGL could be increased for new customers.Read full review
I like this provider for their clear billing and set up as an ongoing/new provider. If you are interested in this provider, you should be aware of new billing changes and be clear to set expectations between AGL and yourself. This will allow for open and diverse communication to avoid unwarranted changes in the service. Greater awareness over the sustainability and 'green' action undertaken by AGL could be increased for new customers.
According to recent analysis by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) of more than 1.5 million electricity bills, there are more households on market offers and fewer on default offers. A market offer refers to an energy plan advertised by a retailer and can include things like discounts and other incentives. On the other hand, a default offer is the maximum amount a retailer can charge for electricity and is typically a bit pricier. If it’s been a while since you last switched energy retailers or if you’ve never switched retailers, you will most likely be on a default offer.“We often talk about the lazy tax and how much extra it could be costing Aussies who don’t make the effort to shop around on households expenses, like their energy bill,” said Mozo Director, Kirsty Lamont. “Recent Mozo research found that in New South Wales alone, switching from the average to the cheapest electricity plan could save households $286 a year.”So if you’re thinking it’s time you got serious about your energy bill, we’ve jotted down some of the key things to keep in mind when comparing energy plans.
Overall electricity consumption fell by 2% in the second quarter of 2020, compared to the same period last year, according to the latest Inquiry into the National Electricity Market report by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC).And unsurprisingly, residential electricity consumption has climbed significantly thanks to the COVID-19 lockdown. Melbourne in particular experienced one of the biggest increases in consumption of between 10% and 30%, compared to last year. ACCC chair Rod Sims believes this increase is set to put a strain on household budgets and cause many households to fall behind with their energy bills. “The pandemic is exacerbating energy affordability concerns. At a time when many consumers are experiencing reduced incomes, increased electricity consumption could lead to rising household debt and financial strain,” he said. “Available data suggests more customers are a month behind in bill payments and energy affordability may become an even bigger concern in coming months.”However, as wholesale electricity prices continue to remain at their lowest in years, Sims says households should soon start to see this reflected in their annual bill. “The drop in wholesale prices is excellent news for consumers, especially at a time of rising household bills. While wholesale price falls have been partially offset by higher network costs (except in South Australia where network costs fell), retailers are legally required to pass on any sustained savings to consumers,” he said.
At the end of September this year, a community owned renewable energy hub was unveiled in Narrabri, New South Wales. Partnered with Byron Bay-based energy provider Enova, the new not-for-profit organisation, ‘Geni.Energy’ aims to give support and encourage locals to get involved in a community-owned renewable energy project.
There’s a common misconception that GreenPower is more expensive than standard electricity, stopping many Aussies from going green with their power. But according to recent Mozo analysis, the cheapest green energy plans were actually better value than the average electricity plan. In fact, depending on your state and distribution zone, households can save between $32 to more than $200 a year. Just in case you weren’t aware, a green energy plan refers to where a percentage of your electricity (between 10% and 100%) is generated from a renewable source. Your retailer will then purchase your nominated amount on your behalf and feed it back into the grid. “In most cases, the data reveals that you can help save the planet and save money at the same time,” said Mozo Banking Expert, Peter Marshall. The data showed that households in Adelaide have the potential to save $257 a year just by switching to the cheapest green electricity plan in the Mozo database - the Powershop Shopper Market Offer Plan. “For our 2020 Mozo Experts Choice Energy Awards, Powershop came out on top as the green retailer with the best residential prices in four states (NSW, VIC, QLD, SA), while Energy Locals had the cheapest green plan for the ACT,” said Marshall. Sydneysiders within the Ausgrid region have the potential to save $166 a year, followed by Canberra ($106), Brisbane ($105) and Inner Melbourne ($43).
Love it or hate it, summer is right around the corner and for many households, that means daily ice blocks, weekly trips to the local pools and of course, switching on the air conditioner. But did you know that 40% of your annual energy bill comes from heating and cooling appliances? According to recent Mozo analysis, that translates to $674 a year! “This year we’ve spent more time indoors than ever before so it’s only natural our energy bills are reflecting a higher consumption rate. As we head into the warmer months it’s important to be aware of the running costs of your household,” said Mozo Director, Kirsty Lamont. “While cooling and heating accounts for the lion’s share of most energy bills, our devices and appliances also make a considerable debt, costing an average of $421.25 a year.”
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.