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Compare Energy Plans SA

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Find better energy plans in SA

Our service is free and will compare energy plans from providers in your region so you can start enjoying lower energy bills*.

* Compare & Connect does not compare all energy providers or plans available in SA (or any market) . The availability of plans are subject to change from time to time. Not all plans that are made available from Compare & Connect providers are compared by Compare & Connect due to availability, area, eligibility or commercial arrangements . We have commercial relationships with all of the suppliers whose products we compare, and the platform is owned by Origin Energy Limited. However, when we provide you with results, they are ranked only based on the price (low to high).
* Not all energy plans compared by Compare & Connect will be available to all customers as some energy special offers and plans are available only from Compare & Connect’s contact centre or website . The energy plans available are only for properties that are located in eligible areas, postcodes and states. For additional information about special offers available in SA (or any market) via Compare & Connect's contact centre, kindly contact our customer service team. More information about how our service works, our market coverage and our commercial relationships is available at this link.

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1 Confirm Enter your home address so that we can match you up with available pricing and plans in SA .
2 Compare Compare plans from a large range of energy providers to find the one which suits .
3 Connect If you find a plan that you're happy with, continue on and answer a few additional questions to easily connect or energy providers.

Electricity and Gas Suppliers Compared in SA

Each energy provider in SA is only able to sell energy in some regions, therefore , the number of energy providers that our energy comparison service compares for you varies depending on the location of your premises .

Compare Electricity and Gas Plans with Us

Compare & Connect partners with some of Australia’s leading energy providers so that you are able to compare energy plans that are available in SA in one convenient place. We are proud to be one of Australia's top platforms , based on number of services processed, for utility and energy comparison and connection.

  • Free Service:
    You can use our comparison and connection service for free! No catch. We don't mark up the prices on any of the plans that we offer. Instead, we get a commission from our energy partners, at no extra cost to you. While our service is provided to you without charge, you may be subject to charges in relation to your current service, including exit fees. You should check this with your current supplier(s).
  • Australian Based:
    Our business began in Australia and we continue to be based here, providing expert advice to help consumers in SA stay on top of their energy bills.
  • Expert Consultants:
    Our team of experts knows the South Australian energy market inside out. So, you can rest assured that you've come to the best place to find the energy plans and prices suited for your household’s needs.
  • Impartial
    Even though we have corporate relationships with many of Australia's top energy providers and are owned by Origin Energy Limited, we are impartial when presenting you with information .
  • Transparent and Trustworthy:
    At Compare & Connect we are a proud member of the Energy Comparator Code of Conduct (ECCC). We voluntarily decided to join the ECC because of our dedication to fairness and accuracy when presenting information to you

Phone Comparison Available

To compare energy suppliers process, just click the button below, or speak with one of our Australian-based Energy experts, by calling 1300685001

Effortlessly Switch Providers

Perhaps you are worried that changing energy providers will be a hassle. It won't be! It's really simple because we take care of it all for you! We'll notify your current energy provider to tell them that you are leaving, and we also sign you up with the new provider, so your transition is as smooth and seamless as possible .

It’s so easy! you can do it.

Save Money by Comparing Plans

  • Energy prices have been rising
    Now is the time to compare energy providers and reduce your spending on electricity and gas
  • Join thousands of households are now saving
    We have already helped many households in SA save money on their energy, now it's your turn.
  • Save yourself the effort
    Our energy industry experts have done the complicated work of collecting and comparing each suppliers plans .
  • We can save you hours of research
    10 minutes of your time might save you hundreds of dollars a year. .

List of our active energy providers in SA

Our vision is to have the full range of energy providers in the one place, so that our customers have a wide range of options to choose from . To date we've established relationships with these providers in SA : Please note available through our call centre comparison service.

providers Name Available via Website Available via Call Centre
1st Energy Yes Yes
ActewAGL Yes Yes
AGL Yes Yes
Alinta Energy Yes Yes
Blue NRG Yes Yes
Dodo Power and Gas Yes Yes
Energy Locals Yes Yes
EnergyAustralia Yes Yes
Lumo Energy Yes Yes
Momentum Energy Yes Yes
Origin Yes Yes
OVO Energy Yes Yes
PacificBlue Yes Yes
Powershop Yes Yes
Red Energy Yes Yes
Tango Energy Yes Yes

We are constantly striving to add more providers to this prestigious list. We are extremely proud of these partnerships.

*Compare & Connect does not compare all plans in the market.

Electricity Market Competition in SA

The Australian electricity market has been undergoing a deregulation process since the late 1990s. The first step of deregulation was to establish a national grid {{citymarketintro4}} in one state to be delivered to a different state.

The next step, which happened sooner in some states, was the dividing up of state owned electricity monopolies into several competing entities, then privatising them. In an attempt to produce a greater degree of competition the market was split into two types of entities

  • Energy Distributors
    Distributors have the responsibility for the delivery of electricity to customers' premises . They own and maintain the poles and powerlines, but do not deal directly with customers.
  • Energy Retailers The retailers have all the interactions with the customer. They sell the electricity and issue bills. States have between one and three distributors but up to thirty retailers.

On 1 July 2013 , the South Australia electricity market was fully deregulated. This meant that customers could now switch to a provider who had cheaper electricity prices.

South Australia has only one main electricity distributor

  • SA Power Networks
    SA Power Networks supplies electricity in South Australia
  • Note, electricity in a few remote areas of SA are supplied by other companies.

Tips to lower energy consumption to save on your bills

Here are some easy to implement ways to reduce your expenditure on energy

  • Avoid using the clothes dryer. Instead, dry your clothes outside or alternatively, use an indoor clothing rack.
  • Instead of turning on the heater, put on warmer clothing (jumper, beanie, warm socks, booties).
  • Turn all your appliances off at the power point when they're not in use.
  • Eliminate draughts. Prevent hot or cold air entering or escaping via gaps under doors or around your windows by using gap seal tape and door snakes.
  • A cheap alternative to an electric blanket is a hot water bottle.
  • Stop the hot sun over-heating your house by closing the blinds and curtains in the rooms where the sun shines in.
  • Close the doors to areas of your home that you don't use, so that you just heat or cool a smaller area.
  • Minimise air conditioning usage by opening your windows in the evening 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.

FAQ about switching energy providers

Here are some questions and answers about what happens after you have finished the comparison process and you have made the decision to switch energy providers.

If you change your mind that's okay because your new energy provider allows you a ten-day 'cooling-off' period, which means you have ten days to cancel the process and remain with your old energy provider.
No. The actual delivery of energy to your premises, via the pipes and wires, is all done by an energy distributer (not by your retailer). That distributor will continue to supply the energy to your premises even if you switch over to another energy retailer. It's the retailer that issues your energy bills, but they buy the energy from the distributor, then resell it to you. You can't purchase energy directly from the distributor, you must to buy it from one of the retailers that resells the distributor's energy. You can be confident that your energy supply won't be interrupted when you switch retailers, because you will continue to have the same connection to your distributor.
The 'paperwork' is all processed quite quickly, often in under 24 hours. However, the final switchover will not take place until your present provider has sent your final bill, and that can't be done until after the next time your meter is read. Therefore, it depends on how long until your meter is next due to be read. It could take up to three months.
Compare and Connect will sign you up with your new energy provider, and we will also inform your current provider that you are changing to another retailer. The change to the new provider won't happen straight away, though, because the old provider has to do a meter reading one final time. then send you their final bill. Your new provider will start charging you from the date that the meter is read. the distributor who feeds the energy to your premises continues to be the same as it was before the switch.
No. Our comparison and switching service is free to you. However, we will be paid a commission by your new energy provider.While our service is provided to you without charge, you may be subject to charges in relation to your current service, including exit fees. You should check this with your current supplier(s).