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Find energy providers in Qld with lower prices

If you would like to save money and time, use our free service to compare energy providers in Qld , and find out if any are cheaper than your current energy provider*.

*Compare & Connect does not compare all energy providers or plans Qld (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, eligibility, commercial arrangements or area . Not all energy plans compared by Compare & Connect will be available to all customers because some energy plans and special offers are available only via 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 on the special offers that are available Qld (or any market) through Compare & Connect's contact centre, kindly get in contact with Compare & Connect's customer service team.

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

Electricity and Gas Providers Compared in QLD

Each energy provider in QLD 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 has partnered with some of Australia’s leading energy providers so you are able to compare energy deals that are available in QLD in one convenient place. We are proud to be one of Australia's leading platforms for for utility and energy comparison and connection.

  • Free Service:
    Our quality comparison and connection service is free to use! No costs and 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 provider partners, at no extra cost to you.
  • Transparent and Trustworthy:
    At Compare & Connect we are proud to be a member of the Energy Comparator Code of Conduct (ECCC). Our decision to voluntarily join this code of conduct demonstrates our dedication to accuracy and fairness when presenting information to you.
  • Expert Consultants:
    Our team of experts knows the Queensland energy market back to front. 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 almost all of Australia's top energy providers, we're impartial when presenting you with information, and have no allegiances to any single provider.
  • Australian Owned:
    Our business began in Australia and we continue to be based here, providing expert advice to help consumers in Qld stay on top of their energy bills.

Phone Comparison Available

To compare energy providers , you can click the button below, or if you prefer to speak with one of our Australian-based Energy experts, you can call 1300 685 001

Changing Providers is Effortless

If you're worried that changing energy providers will be a hassle, but it's not! It's super simple because we do it all for you! We'll notify your current energy provider and let them know that you're leaving, and we also sign you up with your new provider, so your transition is as simple and seamless as possible .

It’s so easy! you can do it.

Save Money by Comparing Providers

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

List of our active energy providers in Qld

Our vision is to have a broad range of energy providers under a single roof, to give our customers many options to choose from . To date we've established relationships with following providers in Qld : Please note available through our call centre comparison service.

providers Name Available via Website Available via Call Centre
ActewAGL Yes Yes
AGL Yes Yes
Alinta Energy Yes Yes
Blu NRG No Yes
Dodo Power and Gas Yes Yes
EnergyAustralia Yes Yes
Lumo Energy No Yes
Momentum Energy Yes Yes
Nectr No Yes
Origin Yes Yes
OVO Energy Yes Yes
Power Direct Yes Yes
Powershop No Yes
Red Energy No Yes
Simply Energy Yes Yes
Tango Energy Yes Yes

We are constantly striving to add more and 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 Qld

The Australian electricity market has been gradually deregulating since the late 1990s. The first step of deregulation involved establishing a national grid {{citymarketintro4}} in one state to be delivered in another state.

Another stage, which occurred earlier in some states than others, was the breaking up of state owned electricity monopolies into multiple competing entities, then privatising them. In an attempt to produce more competition the market was divided into two levels

  • Energy Distributors
    The distributors are responsible for the physical delivery of electricity to the customers' premises , and they own and maintain the poles and powerlines, but do not deal directly with customers.
  • Energy Retailers Retailers are the ones who sell the electricity to the customers and manage the billing. States have between 1 and 3 distributors but up to thirty retailers.

On 1 July 2016 , South East Queensland 's energy market was fully deregulated. This enabled customers to switch to the provider that had cheaper electricity prices.

Two distributors supply electricity to Queensland

  • Energex
    Energex supplies electricity to premises in a region covering around 25,000 square kilometres in South East Queensland, which stretches from the NSW border in the south to Gympie in the north. This covers the major population areas of Brisbane, Logan, the Gold and Sunshine Coasts, Ipswich, Redlands and Moreton Bay.
  • Ergon Energy
    Ergon Energy distributes electricity to Queensland including coastal and rural areas as well as the remote communities of outback Queensland and the Torres Strait.

Reduce your power bills with these energy -saving tips

Here is a list of easy to implement tips to reduce your expenditure on energy

  • Minimise use of the clothes dryer. Hang your clothes to dry outside or alternatively, use an indoor clothing rack.
  • A cheap alternative to an electric blanket is a hot water bottle.
  • Turn off all appliances at the power socket when they're not in use.
  • Eliminate draughts. Minimise cold air or hot air entering or escaping through the gaps under doors or around windows by using gap seal tape and door snakes.
  • Instead of turning on the heater, wear clothing that is appropriate for the weather (beanie, booties, warm socks, jumper).
  • Prevent the sun from over-heating rooms by closing the blinds and curtains in rooms where the sun shines in.
  • Reduce your use of lights. Rely on natural light if possible, and replace old lights with LED lights.
  • Minimise air conditioning usage by opening your windows in the evening allow the cooler air in, then closing them in the morning to keep the hot air out.
  • Close the doors of rooms that you don't use, so you only cool or heat a smaller area.

FAQ about switching energy providers

Here are some questions and answers about what happens once you have completed the comparison process and you've chosen to switch energy providers.

If you change your mind that's okay because your new energy provider must give you a ten-day 'cooling-off' period, which means that you have ten days during which you can change your mind and remain with your current energy provider.
No. You won't need to do any of that. 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 continues to supply the energy to your premises even after you switch to another energy retailer. It is 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 have to buy it from an energy retailer. You can be sure that when you switch retailers, you won't experience an interruption to your energy supply
The 'paperwork' is all processed quite quickly, usually in under 24 hours. However, the final switchover cannot go ahead until your old provider has issued you a final bill, and that can't be done until a final meter reading has been taken. So, it depends on when your next meter reading takes place. It could take up to three months.
Compare and Connect will sign you up with your new energy provider, and will tell your current provider that you are leaving them. The changeover to the new provider won't happen straight away, because the old provider has to do one final meter reading. and then issue you their final bill. Your new provider starts charging you from the date of the meter reading. the energy distributor who feeds the energy to your premises continues to be the same as it was before the switch.
No. Our service is completely free to you. We will be paid a commission by your new energy provider.