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Use our free service to compare energy rates from suppliers in your region and start saving*.

*Compare & Connect does not compare all energy providers or plans NSW (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 commercial arrangements, eligibility, availability or area . Not all energy plans compared by Compare & Connect are available to all customers because some energy special offers and plans are available only from Compare & Connect’s website or contact centre . The energy plans available are only for properties that are located in eligible areas, states and postcodes . For more information on special offers available NSW (or any market) through Compare & Connect's contact centre, please contact 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 pricing and plans in NSW .
2 Compare Compare rates from a large range of energy providers to find one which suits .
3 Connect When you find an energy plan that you're happy with, continue on and answer a few more questions to easily connect or energy providers.

Electricity and Gas Suppliers Compared in NSW

Each energy provider in NSW can only supply energy to some regions, therefore , the number of energy providers that our energy comparison service compares for you will vary 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 can compare energy rates that are available in NSW in one convenient place. We pride ourselves on being one of Australia's top platforms for for utility and energy comparison and connection.

  • Impartial
    Despite having close corporate relationships with almost all of Australia's top energy providers, we are impartial when presenting you with information, and have no allegiances to any single provider.
  • Transparent and Trustworthy:
    At Compare & Connect we are proud members of the Energy Comparator Code of Conduct (ECCC). We decided to voluntary join this code of conduct because we are dedicated to presenting information to you with accuracy and fairness.
  • Expert Consultants:
    We have a team of experts who know the NSW 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.
  • Free Service:
    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 you. Instead, we will receive a commission from our energy partners, at no extra cost to you.
  • Australian Owned:
    Our business began in Australia and we continue to be based here, providing expert advice to help all consumers in NSW stay on top of their energy rates .

Phone Comparison Available

To compare energy suppliers process, you can click the button below, or you can speak with one of our Australian-based Energy experts, by calling 1300 685 001

Changing Providers is Easy

You may think that changing energy providers will be a hassle. It isn't! It's really simple because we do it all for you! We'll contact your current energy provider to let them know you are leaving, and we sign you up with your new provider, so that your transition will be as easy and seamless as possible .

It’s so easy! you can do it.

Save Money by Comparing Rates

  • Save yourself hours of research
    10 minutes of your time may well save you hundreds of dollars each year. .
  • Join thousands of households and start saving
    We have helped many families in NSW save money with cheaper energy, now it's your turn.
  • Energy prices keep going up
    It's time to compare energy providers and start saving on your electricity and gas
  • We've made it simple for you
    Our energy industry experts have done the complicated work of collecting and comparing each suppliers rates .

List of our active energy providers in NSW

Our vision is to have all energy providers in the one place, to provide our customers a wide range of options to choose from . So far, we've successfully established relationships with these providers in NSW : Please note available by giving us a phone call.

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 Yes Yes
Momentum Energy Yes Yes
Nectr No Yes
Origin Yes Yes
OVO Energy No Yes
Power Direct Yes Yes
Powershop No Yes
Red Energy Yes Yes
Simply Energy Yes Yes
Tango Energy Yes Yes

We're constantly working towards adding more and 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 NSW

The electricity market in Australia's Eastern and Southern states has been undergoing a deregulation since the late 1990s. The first stage was the establishing of a national grid {{citymarketintro4}} in one state to be sold to customers in another state.

The next stage, which happened earlier in some states, was the splitting up of the state owned monopolies into competing entities, then privatising them. In an attempt to promote better competition the energy market was divided into two types of entities

  • Energy Distributors
    Distributors look after the actual delivery of electricity to customers' premises , and they own and manage the powerlines and poles, and do not deal with customers.
  • Energy Retailers The electricity retailers do all the interacting with the customer. They sell the electricity and are responsible for billing. Every state has from 1 to 3 distributors but up to thirty retailers.

NSW 's electricity market was fully deregulated on 1 July 2014 . This meant that, for the first time, consumers could switch to whichever provider offered the cheapest electricity prices.

Electricity in NSW is provided by three distributors

  • Endeavour Energy
    The Endeavour Energy network supplies 2.4 million people with electricity in households and businesses throughout the Blue Mountains, Sydney's Greater West and the Southern Highlands.
  • Ausgrid
    Ausgrid's network provides electricity to northern, eastern and inner metropolitan Sydney and north to the Hunter region and Newcastle.
  • Essential Energy
    Essential Energy distributes electricity country and regional NSW, and also in southern regional QLD.

Tips to reduce energy consumption to save money

Here are some easily implemented ways to reduce your usage of energy

  • Reduce draughts. Minimise hot or cold air getting in or getting out via gaps under doors and around your windows through the use of gap seal tape and door snakes.
  • A cheap alternative to an electric blanket is a hot water bottle.
  • Turn appliances off at the power point when you're not using them.
  • Avoid using your clothes dryer. Instead, dry clothes outside or use an indoor clothes rack.
  • Rather than turn on the heater, wear clothing that is appropriate for the weather (warm socks, beanie, jumper, booties).
  • Minimise lighting. Use natural lighting where possible.
  • Close doors to rooms that you aren't using, so that you only cool or heat a smaller space.
  • Prevent the hot sun over-heating your home by closing curtains and blinds in rooms into which the hot sun directly shines in.
  • Minimise air conditioning use by opening the windows during the night to allow the house cool down, then shutting them each morning to keep the hot air out.

FAQ about switching energy providers

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

If you change your mind, that's okay, your new energy provider provides you a ten-day 'cooling-off' period, which means that you have ten days to change your mind and go back to your current energy provider.
Definitely not! The delivery of actual energy to your house, via the pipes and wires, is done by an energy distributer (not your energy retailer). This distributor continues to supply the energy to your house if you switch over to a different energy retailer. It's the retailer that issues your energy bills, but they buy the energy at wholesale rates from the distributor and resell it to you. You can't buy energy directly from a distributor, you need to buy it from one of the retailers that resells their energy. You can be certain that there won't be any interruption to your energy supply when you switch retailers,
The 'paperwork' is processed very quickly, often in less than 24 hours. However, the actual switchover won't take place until your current provider has sent you a final bill, and that can't happen until a final meter reading has been taken. Therefore, it depends on when your next meter reading be. It be up to three months.
We will sign you up with the new energy provider, and we also notify your present provider that you're switching away from them. The actual changeover to the new provider will not happen immediately, because your current provider will need to do a final meter reading. then issue you their final bill. Your new provider begins charging you from the date that the meter is read. the energy distributor that supplies the energy to your home continues to be the same as before the switch.
No. Our comparison and switching service is totally free to you. We will receive a commission from the new energy provider.