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Compare Energy Prices Victoria

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Find lower energy prices in Victoria

Use our free service to compare energy prices from providers in your region and start saving on your bills*.

* Compare & Connect does not compare all energy providers or plans available on the 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 area, availability, commercial arrangements or eligibility . 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 are available to all customers because some energy plans and special offers are only available from Compare & Connect’s website or contact centre . The energy plans available are only for properties that are located in eligible areas, postcodes and states. For additional information about special offers available on the market via Compare & Connect's contact centre, kindly contact Compare & Connect's 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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Electricity and Gas Suppliers Compared in Victoria

Each energy provider in Victoria can only supply energy to 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 you're able to compare energy prices that are available in Victoria in one convenient place. We're proud of being one of Australia's leading platforms , based on number of services processed, for utility and energy comparison and connection.

  • Expert Consultants:
    We have a team of experts who know the Victorian market inside out. So, you can rest assured that you've come to the right 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 proud to be members of the Energy Comparator Code of Conduct (ECCC). Our decision to voluntarily join this code of conduct demonstrates our dedication to presenting information to you with accuracy and fairness.
  • Free Service:
    Use our quality comparison and connection service for free! No catch. We don't mark up the prices on any plans we offer you. Instead, we will receive 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 Victoria stay on top of their energy prices .

Phone Comparison Available

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

Effortlessly Change Providers

Maybe you are worried that changing energy providers is going to be a hassle. It isn't! It's super simple because we take care of it all for you! We'll notify your current energy provider to inform them you are leaving, and we sign you up with the new provider, so your transition will be as simple and seamless as can be .

It’s so easy! you can do it.

Save Money by Comparing Prices

  • We've made it simple for you
    Our energy industry experts have done the complicated work of collecting and comparing each suppliers prices .
  • We can save you hours of research
    10 minutes of your time could save you hundreds of dollars per year. .
  • Join thousands of families and start saving
    We have already helped many households in Victoria save money with cheaper energy, now it's your turn.
  • Energy prices have been rising
    So go ahead and compare energy providers and start paying less for electricity and gas

List of our active energy providers in Victoria

Our vision is to bring all energy providers under one roof, so that our customers have a wide range of options to choose from . So far, we've successfully established relationships with these providers in Victoria : 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're constantly striving to add more providers to this list. We are extremely proud of these partnerships.

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

Electricity Market Competition in Victoria

The electricity market in Australia has been undergoing a deregulation since the late 1990s. The first stage of deregulation involved establishing a national electricity network {{citymarketintro4}} in one state to be sold in a different state.

The next step, which happened sooner in some states than others, was the dividing up of the state owned electricity monopolies into multiple competing entities and then privatising them. In an attempt to create better competition the energy market was divided into two levels

  • Energy Distributors
    The distributors have the responsibility for the delivery of electricity to customers' premises . They own and manage the poles and powerlines, and do not deal with customers.
  • Energy Retailers The retailers sell the electricity to the customers and are responsible for billing. The states have from one to three distributors but up to 30 retailers.

Victoria 's electricity market was completely deregulated on 1 July 2008 . This enabled consumers to change to the provider that had the cheapest electricity prices.

Electricity in Victoria is provided by the following five distributors

  • Ausnet Services
    AusNet Services distributes electricity to the eastern outer & northern suburbs of Melbourne and eastern Victoria.
  • Citipower
    Citipower supplies electricity throughout Melbourne City and inner suburbs.
  • Powercor Australia
    Powercor provides electricity in the western suburbs of Melbourne and western Victoria.
  • Jemena
    Jemena distributes electricity to the south-western and northern suburbs of Melbourne.
  • United Energy Distribution
    United Energy distributes electricity in the Mornington Peninsula and the southern suburbs of Melbourne.

Tips to reduce your energy consumption and lower your bills

Here are some easily implemented tips for reducing your usage of energy

  • Turn off all your appliances at the power point when they're not in use.
  • Reduce draughts. Minimise hot or cold air getting in or out via gaps under doors and around windows through the use of door snakes and gap seal tape.
  • A cheap alternative to an electric blanket is a hot water bottle.
  • Use your clothes dryer less often. Dry clothes outside or use an indoor clothes rack.
  • Dress for cold weather, instead of turning on the heater (beanie, warm socks, jumper, booties).
  • Minimise air conditioning usage by opening the windows during the night to allow the cool air in, then shutting them in the morning thus keeping the hot air out.
  • Reduce the use of lights by using natural light where possible.
  • Close doors to areas of your home that you aren't using, so you only have to cool or heat a smaller space.
  • Stop the hot sun from over-heating your house by closing the curtains and blinds in the rooms into which the hot sun directly shines in.

FAQ about switching energy providers

Here are some answers to frequently asked questions about what happens once you've completed the comparison process and you have made the decision that you want to switch energy providers.

If you change your mind, that's okay, your new energy provider must give you ten days of 'cooling-off' period, that means you have ten days to cancel the process and go back to your current energy provider.
Absolutely not! The delivery of actual energy to your premises, via the pipes and wires, is done by an energy distributer (not your energy retailer). This distributor continues to supply energy to your house if you change to a different energy retailer. It is the retailer that issues your energy bills, however, they buy the energy at wholesale prices from the distributor and resell it to you. You can't buy energy directly from a distributor, you have to purchase it from an energy retailer. You can be confident that when you switch retailers, your energy supply won't be interrupted because you will continue to have the same connection to your distributor.
The 'paperwork' is processed very quickly, often within 24 hours. However, the final switchover can't take place until after your present provider has issued your final bill, and they can't do that until a final meter reading has been taken. Therefore, it depends on how long until your next meter reading. It be up to three months.
We will sign you up with the new energy provider, and we will inform your present provider of your move away from them. The actual transfer to your new provider will not happen straight away, though, because your current provider needs to do a final meter reading. and then send you their final bill. The new provider begins charging you from the date of the meter reading. the distributor who supplies the energy to your home continues to be the same as it was before the switch.
No. Our comparison and switching service is free to you. However, we will receive a commission from 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).