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Compare energy deals in South Australia

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Find the right electricity deal for you. It’s simple.

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Step 1. Search

Simply enter your postcode and get personalised results to suit your needs.

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Step 2. Compare

See available electricity plans ranked by cost and compare deals side by side.

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Choose a plan. We’ll notify your old and new provider for a seamless switch.

Best energy providers South Australia

If you live in South Australia or are planning to move to the festival state, you’ll have plenty of energy providers to choose from. Instead of being stuck with high energy bills, you have the power to switch to a more cost effective plan whenever you want.

Mozo can help you shortlist energy providers available in your suburb with just a click of a button. All you need to do is enter your SA postcode into our free comparison tool and we’ll help you find a range of energy providers based your usage habits and preferences.

How can I compare energy prices in SA?

Comparing energy providers and plans across South Australia is the best way to save money on your rising gas and electricity bills. With Mozo it’s now easier than ever to find out how much you can save by switching your energy provider. We compare gas and electricity plans from energy providers around Adelaide and regional SA. Our comparison service is completely free to use, and allows you to find a range of plans from South Australia’s leading energy providers.

Is there a handy checklist that can help me find a good energy plan?

All energy providers in South Australia will offer a number of incentives to attract you to their energy plans. Here is a quick checklist that you can consider when you are picking a new energy provider.

  • Sign up offers. Many energy retailers will have ‘sign up’ offers for new customers such as “get $50 off your first bill”or “10 free movie tickets”. But you need to make sure the continuing tariff is also the best because there is no use of getting a one time discount and then paying extra every subsequent quarter.
  • Conditional discounts. Often energy providers have conditional discount offers such as a pay on time discount for every bill that is paid on time or a discount when you pay by direct debit. You need to weigh up these offers to ensure that you can meet these on an ongoing basis, otherwise you could be better off with a standard plan. 
  • Sustainable energy. There are a number of energy providers in South Australia that have green energy plans or options for you to pick a plan that generates some or all of the energy using renewable sources.
  • Bill smoothing. If you find it difficult to pay one large chunk of money every quarter to cover your energy bill, some energy providers in SA have the option of splitting your bills in even instalments through the year. Just keep in mind that these instalments are often ‘estimated’ at the beginning of your plan so you should keep a check just in case there is a gap between the predicted amount and your actual spending. Read our bill smoothing guide for more info.

Tips for reducing your energy bill

One of the most obvious ways for reducing your energy bill is to reduce the amount of energy you are using at home. This might take some effort on your part, but there are a number of innovative ways in which you can try to inculcate more energy efficient habits in your home. If you need some ideas, head on over to our energy savings tips hub.

The other way to lower your gas and electricity bills is to compare the energy providers in SA and switch to a retailer that’s offering a better deal. Check out the different deals and discounts and then work out if you can save money on a more competitive deal.

FAQs on energy comparison in South Australia

Moving to SA?

Moving can be stressful but you don’t want to get stuck on a dud energy plan just because you ran out of time and just called up the first South Australian energy provider you saw advertised. We realise you won’t be able to give us information from a previous energy bill, but we can still tailor our search to give you an estimate of your energy costs and the best plans that will be available in your new suburb for the household size based on average costs and usage for that area.

How many energy providers are there in South Australia?

South Australia has a number of licensed retailers providing energy plans to residential consumers. You can compare the plans offered by these providers and then choose which one suits your home the best. Some of the providers Mozo compares include:

  • AGL
  • Alinta Energy
  • Commander Power and Gas
  • Dodo Power and Gas
  • Energy Australia
  • Origin Energy
  • Powerdirect
  • Simply Energy

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.

Who is the best South Australia energy provider?

Just like one shoe doesn’t fit all, there is no one energy provider that’s perfect for everyone. The best South Australia energy provider for your home will be determined by a number of factors such as your location, your energy usage patterns and if you want to prioritise features like renewable energy options or customer service.

Mozo can help you find the cheapest energy plan keeping all these considerations in mind. Once you’ve got a list of suitable energy plans from Mozo’s comparison tool, you can carry out another level of comparison by reading opinions of real South Australian customers. We collect energy reviews from all energy providers in SA so you can make a more informed choice.

How much does energy cost in South Australia?

The tariff you pay for your energy usage will depend on multiple things like where you live in SA and how much energy you are actually using. Your bill will then be calculated based on:

  • Fixed supply charge. This is a fixed price that you need to pay per day for your service
  • Usage. This is calculated per kilowatt hour of usage

How long does it take to switch energy providers in SA?

Switching providers in itself does not take much time and can mostly be arranged online or over the phone. But when you receive your first bill from the new provider depends on when your meter was last read. This can take anything from a few days to three months.

If you are moving to a new house, you will need to give about 2-5 days of notice to your SA energy provider to move your account. Make sure they have access to your meter so that there is no delay in the transfer and you have gas and electricity set up before you move into the new property.

Will it cost me anything to switch?

You don’t need to pay extra money to energy providers in SA for switching your account if you are on an open contract. But if you have signed a fixed term contract, you might need to pay a termination fee for ending the contract before the planned expiry date. If you are moving premises, many energy providers in South Australia charge a connection fee for setting up the account and service to your new address. This cost is generally added to your first bill.

How does Mozo make money?

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.

Energy Provider Reviews

Origin Energy
Origin Energy Electricity review
Overall
10/10
Great electricity company.

Great company. I've chosen to stay with Origin for quite some time. Excellent service and rates.

Great company. I've chosen to stay with Origin for quite some time. Excellent service and rates.

Price
10/10
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Customer service
10/10
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Jason | New South Wales

reviewed about 15 hours ago

EnergyAustralia
EnergyAustralia Electricity review
Overall
10/10
Fabulous Energy Australia.

Energy Australia are efficient, informative and even make moving house a breeze with no hassle....

Energy Australia are efficient, informative and even make moving house a breeze with no hassle. Plus my bill stays low and has discounts added.

Price
10/10
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Customer service
10/10
Convenience
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Victoria | New South Wales

reviewed about 15 hours ago

EnergyAustralia
EnergyAustralia Electricity review
Overall
8/10
Lower bills and better rebates.

They offered better deals for solar rebates and bills compared with our previous provider and...

They offered better deals for solar rebates and bills compared with our previous provider and others.

Price
7/10
Features
-
Customer service
8/10
Convenience
-
Trust
-

John | New South Wales

reviewed about 15 hours ago

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