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Find gas and electricity providers with lower prices

If you'd like to save time and money, use our free service to compare gas and electricity providers in your region , and find out if any are cheaper than your current gas and electricity provider*.

*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, area, eligibility or availability . Not all energy plans compared by Compare & Connect will be available to all customers as some energy special offers and plans are only available from Compare & Connect’s website or contact centre. The energy plans available are only for properties that are located in eligible postcodes, states, and areas . For more information on special offers available NSW (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 NSW .
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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 gas and electricity providers .

Gas and Electricity Providers Compared in NSW

Each energy provider in NSW is only able to supply energy to some regions, and therefore , the number of gas and electricity providers that our gas and electricity comparison service compares for you varies depending on where you live .

Compare Gas and Electricity Plans with Us

Compare & Connect partners with some of Australia’s leading gas and electricity providers so you can compare gas and electricity deals that are available in NSW in one convenient place. We pride ourselves on being one of Australia's leading platforms for for utility and energy comparison and connection.

  • Transparent and Trustworthy:
    At Compare & Connect we are proud members of the Energy Comparator Code of Conduct (ECCC). Our decision to voluntarily join this code of conduct demonstrates our dedication to fairness and accuracy when presenting information to you.
  • Impartial
    Even though we have corporate relationships with most of Australia's top gas and electricity providers, we are impartial when presenting you with information, and have no allegiances to any single provider.
  • Australian Owned:
    Our business began in Australia and continues to be based here, providing expert knowledge to help consumers in NSW stay on top of their gas and electricity bills.
  • Free Service:
    Our quality comparison and connection service is totally free to use! No costs and no catch. We don't mark up the prices on any of the plans we offer. Instead, we'll receive a commission from our gas and electricity provider partners, at no extra cost to you.
  • Expert Consultants:
    We have a team of experts who knows the NSW energy market back to front. Therefore, you can have confidence that you've come to the right place to find the Energy plans and prices suited for your household’s needs.

Phone Comparison Available

To compare gas and electricity providers , you can either 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 might feel like changing gas and electricity providers is going to be a hassle. It's definitely not! It's really simple because we do it all for you! We will notify your current gas and electricity provider to let them know that you're leaving, and we sign you up with your new provider, so your transition is as smooth and seamless as can be .

It’s so easy! you can do it.

Save Money by Comparing Providers

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List of our active gas and electricity providers in NSW

Our vision is to have all energy providers under the one roof, to provide our customers a wide range of options to choose from . To date we have established relationships with following providers in NSW : Please note that some of our energy providers are available via our website interface and some are available by phoning us.

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 are constantly striving to add more and more providers to this our 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 gradual process of deregulation since the late 1990s. The first step of deregulation was to establish a national electricity network {{citymarketintro4}} in one state to be delivered in other states.

The next stage, which occurred earlier in some states than others, was the splitting up of state owned electricity monopolies into several competing entities and then privatising them. In an attempt to promote a greater level of competition the market was split into two types of entities

  • Energy Distributors
    The distributors are responsible for the actual delivery of electricity to customers' premises , and they own and maintain the poles and powerlines, and don't engage directly with customers.
  • Energy Retailers The electricity retailers are the ones who sell the electricity to the customers and manage the billing. States have between 1 and 3 distributors and up to 30 retailers.

The market in South East Queensland was fully deregulated on 1 July 2016. This meant that customers could now change to a provider that offered the cheapest electricity prices.

Electricity in NSW is supplied by the following three distributors

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

Tips for using less electricity and lower your bills

Here are some easy to implement ways for reducing your electricity consumption

  • A cheap alternative to an electric blanket is a hot water bottle.
  • Eliminate draughts. Stop cold air or hot air getting in or getting out via gaps under doors or around your windows by using gap seal tape and door snakes.
  • Wear warmer clothing, instead of turning on the heater (warm socks, booties, beanie, jumper).
  • Use the clothes dryer less often. Instead, hang clothes to dry outside or use an indoor clothes rack.
  • Turn off all appliances at the power point when you're not using them.
  • Reduce your use of lights by making use of the available natural light. Turn the lights off when you leave the room.
  • Use less air conditioning by opening the windows at night-time to let the house cool down, and closing them each morning thus keeping the hot air out.
  • Close doors to rooms that aren't in use, so you only heat or cool a smaller space.
  • Prevent the sun from over-heating your home by closing the blinds and curtains in rooms that the hot sun shines directly into.

FAQ about switching gas and electricity providers

Here are some frequently asked questions and answers about what happens after you've completed the comparison process and decided you want to switch gas and electricity providers.

If you change your mind it's okay because your new gas and electricity provider allows you ten days of 'cooling-off' period, which means that you have ten days during which you can change your mind and go back to your old energy provider.
No, definitely not! The actual delivery of energy to your premises, via the pipes and wires, is done by your energy distributer (not by your energy retailer). This distributor will continue to supply the gas and electricity to your house even if you change over to another energy retailer. The retailer issues your gas and electricity bills, but they purchase energy from the distributor and resell it to you. You can't buy gas and electricity directly from your distributor, you have to go through an energy retailer. You can be certain that when you switch retailers, you won't experience an interruption to your gas and electricity supply
All the 'paperwork' is processed very quickly, usually in less than 24 hours. But the final switchover will not take place until after your current provider has issued your final bill, and that can't happen until a final meter reading has been taken. So, it depends on when your next meter reading takes place. It could take as long as three months.
We'll sign you up with the new energy provider, and will notify the current provider that you're switching away from them. The actual change to the new provider won't happen straight away, because the current provider will need to read your meter again, one final time. and then send you a final bill. The new provider will start charging you from the date that the meter is read. the energy distributor who feeds the energy to your house will continue to be the same one as before the switch.
No. Our service is totally free to you. We will, however, receive a commission from the new gas and electricity provider.