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Electricity and Gas Suppliers Compared in melbourneEach energy provider in melbourne only supplies energy to some regions, therefore , the number of electricity providers that our electricity comparison service compares for you depends on where you live .
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Compare & Connect has teamed up with some of Australia’s leading electricity providers making it possible for you to compare electricity deals that are available in melbourne in one convenient place. We pride ourselves on being one of Australia's top platforms for for utility and energy comparison and connection.
Although we have corporate relationships with most of Australia's top electricity providers, we're impartial when presenting you with information, and don't have any allegiances to any single provider.
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Our team of experts knows the Melbourne energy market back to front. So, you can be confident that you've come to the right place to find the Energy plans and prices suited for your household’s needs.
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You can use our quality comparison and connection service for free! No costs and no catch. We don't mark up the prices on any plans we offer. Instead, we receive a commission from our electricity partners, at no extra cost to you.
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Our business began in Australia and continues to be based here, providing expert knowledge to help all top of consumers in Melbourne save on electricity bills.
Changing is So Easy
You may think that changing electricity providers is going to be a hassle. It definitely isn't! It's super simple. We do it all for you! We will communicate with your current electricity provider to let them know you are leaving, plus we also sign you up with the new provider, so your transition will be as smooth and seamless as can be .
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List of our active electricity providers in Melbourne
Our vision is to bring the full range of energy providers in the one place, to provide our customers a wide range of options to choose from . So far, we have successfully established relationships with these providers in Melbourne : Please note available by giving us a call.
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We're constantly striving to add more and more providers to this our list. We are very proud of our partnerships.*Compare & Connect does not compare all plans in the market.
FAQ about switching electricity providers
Here are some answers to questions about what happens once you've finished the comparison process and have made the decision that you want to switch electricity providers.
Electricity Market Deregulation and Competition in Melbourne
Since the late 1990s the electricity market in Australia's Eastern and Southern states has been undergoing a deregulation process. The first stage of deregulation was to establish an intra-state electricity grid that enabled electricity that is generated in one state to be sold in other states.
The next stage, which happened earlier in some states, was the splitting up of the state owned electricity monopolies into several competing entities and then privatising them. In order to promote better competition the energy market was split into two types of entities
Distributors look after the actual delivery of electricity to customers' premises , and they own and manage the poles and powerlines, and don't engage directly with customers.
The electricity retailers do all the interacting with the customer. They sell the electricity and are responsible for billing. The states have between 1 and 3 distributors and up to 30 retailers.
In July 2008 , the Melbourne electricity market was fully deregulated. This meant that consumers could now change to whichever provider offered the cheapest electricity prices.
Electricity in Victoria is supplied by the following distributors
- Ausnet Services
AusNet Services distributes electricity to the eastern outer & northern suburbs of Melbourne and eastern Victoria.
- Powercor Australia
Powercor distributes electricity in the western suburbs of Melbourne and western Victoria.
Citipower distributes electricity throughout Melbourne City and it's inner suburbs.
Jemena provides electricity in the south-western and northern suburbs of Melbourne.
- United Energy Distribution
United Energy supplies electricity in the southern suburbs of Melbourne and in the Mornington Peninsula.
Tips for reducing electricity consumption to save on your bills
Here are a few easy to implement ways for reducing how much electricity you use
- Reduce draughts. Minimise hot or cold air getting in or getting out through gaps under doors or around your windows through the use of door snakes and gap seal tape.
- Turn appliances off at the power point when you're not using them.
- Use the clothes dryer less frequently. Instead, dry clothes outside or use an indoor clothes rack.
- A cheap alternative to an electric blanket is a hot water bottle.
- Wear warm clothing, instead of turning on the heater (warm socks, beanie, jumper, booties).
- Reduce the use of lights by making use of the available natural light.
- Close the doors of rooms that aren't in use, so that you only cool or heat a smaller space.
- Prevent the hot sun over-heating your home by closing the curtains and blinds in rooms that the hot sun shines directly into.
- Reduce the use of air conditioning by opening the windows during the night to allow the house cool down, and shutting them each morning thus keeping hot air out.