AGL

AGL

Created in 1837, AGL is one of the oldest integrated energy companies in Australia. It provides gas, electricity and energy related services to 3.8 million residential as well as business customers in Australia. In 2018, AGL was named as a Mozo People's Choice winner in the Excellent Electricity App category. 

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Who is AGL?

With more than 175 years of experience, AGL sells and markets energy related products to customers across New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia and Queensland. Committed to a sustainable energy future, AGL works with a varied electricity generation portfolio spread across traditional thermal as well as renewable energy generation.


AGL availability

ACT NSW QLD NT SA TAS WA VIC

Where is AGL available?

AGL caters to energy needs of residents as well small businesses across NSW, Victoria, South Australia and Queensland. If you’re looking for packages offering electricity, gas or renewable energy in one of these states, you may be eligible to apply to AGL.

AGL electricity and gas plans and packages

AGL offers multiple electricity and gas packages, both individually as well as dual fuel services. You can choose from different plans offering deals such as discounts for paying on time or for direct debits. The plans also vary depending on if you want to sign up for a long term account at a fixed rate or if you prefer a short term plan with flexible rates. You could be eligible for a once-off credit if you sign up online. AGL also provides tailored solutions for people looking to switch to solar or renewable technologies.

AGL plans

  • Electricity

  • Gas


AGL features to keep in mind

Renewable energyRenewable energy

AGL is committed towards a sustainable energy future and renewable sources make a significant part of its generation capacity, which includes power stations owned, operated or otherwise controlled by AGL. Some of the locations and technologies used to produce clean energy by AGL include landfill gas in Tasmania and Western Australia, Biomass in Queensland and solar in South Australia and NSW.

Payment optionsPayment options

With AGL you can choose from a number of payment options such as direct debit, BPAY, Credit Card and PayPal. If you’re not comfortable with online or phone banking, you can also mail a cheque or money order to AGL, or alternatively, you can go to a post office and make the payment in person. You can opt for a monthly or quarterly bill depending on how often you want to keep track of your energy spending.

Digital solutionsDigital solutions

If you are digital savvy, you can manage your account completely online. From setting it up, to making payments or changes to your plan, everything is just a click away.

Flybuys PointsFlybuys Points

You can also link your AGL account to your Flybuys account and earn one point for every dollar you spend.

Concessions and rebatesConcessions and rebates

AGL offers a number of concessions and rebates for different states such as the Winter Energy Concession in Victoria or the NSW Government Low Income Household Rebate in New South Wales. However, do note that eligibility criteria for these concessions are subject to change from time to time.

My AGL IQMy AGL IQ

Wouldn’t it be great if you could actually measure how you use your energy and then build a personal energy saving action plan? My AGL IQ® is an energy reporting tool, developed by AGL in Australia, which helps you achieve your energy savings goals by allowing you to monitor your energy usage.


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Switching and moving with AGL

AGL allows its customers the flexibility to switch as well as move their energy accounts. If you plan to switch to AGL, in terms of documentation, you’ll need a form of personal identification such as your driver’s license, Medicare card or passport along with a valid email address.

If you’re an existing customer and you’re moving home, you can arrange for your energy connection to be moved online or over the phone. AGL’s customer care is active 24 hours a day all through the week. They even have a separate number for hearing impaired customers. However, you will need to give a notice of one business day as well as safe access to the electricity meter before your connection can be moved. You will however, need to check on the eligibility criteria for moving your connection in specific regional locations.

AGL customer reviews

The Mozo community has rated AGL’s energy related products and services on different specifications ranging from pricing and bill clarity to customer satisfaction and green energy.

AGL Electricity

Overall 6.2*

Price

Bill clarity

Customer service

Green Friendly

850 Reviews

AGL Gas

Overall 6.6*

Price

Bill clarity

Customer service

Green Friendly

92 Reviews

* Overall rating based on reviews in the past 12 months.

Recent AGL electricity and gas reviews

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AGL electricity review

Overall rating   8 / 10

Fantastic customer service and product knowledge

I have been a loyal customer of AGL for over 10 years now. My bills have been reasonable and consistent, which is important for my budget.

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I have been a loyal customer of AGL for over 10 years now. My bills have been reasonable and consistent, which is important for my budget.

    Price   8 / 10

    Bill clarity   8 / 10

    Customer service   7 / 10

    Green Friendly   7 / 10

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Leesa (QLD), reviewed about 1 month ago

AGL

AGL electricity review

Overall rating   5 / 10

Bad service

Their ok. But they recently disconnected our power without warning because we owed a measly $600, however the account was not in our name it was in the persons name who used to live here and because they didn't disconnect we couldn't reconnect in...

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Their ok. But they recently disconnected our power without warning because we owed a measly $600, however the account was not in our name it was in the persons name who used to live here and because they didn't disconnect we couldn't reconnect in our name! Huge unnecessary dramas that could of been so easily avoided.

    Price   6 / 10

    Bill clarity   8 / 10

    Customer service   7 / 10

    Green Friendly   5 / 10

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Laura (VIC), reviewed about 2 months ago

AGL

AGL electricity review

Overall rating   10 / 10

Aussie

I am happy with AGL.

Full review

I am happy with AGL.

    Price   9 / 10

    Bill clarity   10 / 10

    Customer service   10 / 10

    Green Friendly   10 / 10

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Tracey (NSW), reviewed about 2 months ago

AGL

AGL electricity review

Overall rating   3 / 10

Very expensive

I do not recommend, they're too expensive for power.

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I do not recommend, they're too expensive for power.

    Price   2 / 10

    Bill clarity   3 / 10

    Customer service   2 / 10

    Green Friendly   5 / 10

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Kylie (NSW), reviewed about 2 months ago

AGL

AGL electricity review

Overall rating   10 / 10

I am happy with the service of this provider

I am going to have a life support system installed in my home and AGL has been very helpful in getting everything organised for me so I will be safe and I will also have power to operate my Dialysis machine.

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I am going to have a life support system installed in my home and AGL has been very helpful in getting everything organised for me so I will be safe and I will also have power to operate my Dialysis machine.

    Price   10 / 10

    Bill clarity   10 / 10

    Customer service   10 / 10

    Green Friendly   10 / 10

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Debra (QLD), reviewed about 2 months ago

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