Cheap Electricity in Melbourne
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Electricity and Gas Suppliers Compared in melbourneEach energy provider in melbourne can only supply energy to some regions, therefore , the number of electricity providers that our electricity comparison service compares for you will vary depending on the location of your premises .
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Our vision is to bring the full range of energy providers under a single roof, so that our customers have a wide range of options to choose from . So far, we've established relationships with these providers in Melbourne : Please note available by giving us a phone call.
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FAQ about switching electricity providers
Here are some answers to frequently asked questions about what happens after you have finished the comparison process and you have made the decision that want to switch electricity providers.
Electricity Market Competition and Deregulation in Melbourne
Ever since the late 1990s the Australia electricity market in has been undergoing a gradual deregulation process. The first step of deregulation was to establish an intra-state electricity network that allowed electricity produced in one state to be delivered to a different state.
The next step, which happened earlier in some states, was the dividing up of state owned electricity monopolies into several competing entities, then privatising them. In order to produce greater competition the market was split into two types of entities
Distributors look after the delivery of electricity to customers' premises . They own and maintain the poles and powerlines, but do not deal directly with customers.
The retailers do all the interacting with the customer. They sell the electricity and are responsible for billing. States have between one and three distributors but up to thirty retailers.
Melbourne 's electricity market was fully deregulated in July 2008 . This meant that customers could now switch to another provider that had the cheapest electricity prices.
Electricity in Victoria is provided by the following distributors
Jemena provides electricity to the south-western and northern suburbs of Melbourne.
- Ausnet Services
AusNet Services provides electricity to eastern Victoria and to the outer northern & eastern suburbs of Melbourne.
Citipower supplies electricity in Melbourne City and inner suburbs.
- Powercor Australia
Powercor provides electricity in the western suburbs of Melbourne and western Victoria.
- United Energy Distribution
United Energy supplies electricity in the southern suburbs of Melbourne and to the Mornington Peninsula.
Tips to lower electricity consumption to save on your bills
Here are some easy to implement ways to reduce your usage of electricity
- Instead of turning on the heater, put on warmer clothing (booties, jumper, warm socks, beanie).
- Minimise draughts. Stop hot or cold air entering or escaping via gaps under doors or around your windows by using gap seal tape and door snakes.
- Avoid using the clothes dryer. Instead, hang the clothes to dry outside or alternatively, use an indoor clothing rack.
- A hot water bottle can be used as a cheap replacement for an electric blanket.
- Turn appliances off at the power point when they're not in use.
- Prevent the hot sun over-heating your house by closing the blinds and curtains in the rooms where the sun shines in.
- Minimise air conditioning use by opening windows at night to let the cooler air in, and closing them each morning to keep hot air out.
- Reduce your use of lights. Use natural light more often.
- Close the doors to areas of your home that you don't use, so that you only heat or cool a smaller area.