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Electricity Providers NSW - Compare Plans

Save time and effort by comparing a range of electricity plans available in NSW with Compare & Connect*

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Find electricity providers in NSW with lower prices

If you would like to save time and money, use our free service to compare electricity providers in NSW , to see if any are cheaper than your current electricity provider*.

* Compare & Connect does not compare all electricity and gas providers or plans available in 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, availability 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 electricity and gas plans compared by Compare & Connect will be available to all customers as some electricity and gas plans and special offers are available only from Compare & Connect’s website or contact centre. The electricity and gas plans available are only for properties that are located in eligible postcodes, areas, and states . For additional information on the special offers that are available in NSW (or any market) through Compare & Connect's contact centre, please contact our customer service team. More information about how our service works, our market coverage and our commercial relationships is available at this link.

Compare & Connect electricity and gas

1 Confirm Enter your home address so that we can match you up with available providers and plans in NSW .
2 Compare Compare plans from a large range of electricity 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 electricity and gas providers .

Electricity and Gas Providers Compared in NSW

Each energy provider in NSW only supplies energy to some regions, therefore , the number of electricity providers that our electricity comparison service compares for you will vary depending on where you live .

Compare Electricity and Gas Plans with Us

Compare & Connect partners with some of Australia’s leading electricity providers so you can compare electricity deals that are available in NSW in one convenient place. We're proud of being one of Australia's premier platforms, based on number of services processed, for utility and energy comparison and connection.

  • Impartial
    Despite having close corporate relationships with many of Australia's top electricity providers and are owned by Origin Energy Limited, we are impartial when presenting you with information .
  • Expert Consultants:
    Our team of experts knows the NSW 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.
  • Australian Based:
    Our business began in Australia and continues to be based here, providing expert knowledge to help consumers in NSW save on electricity bills.
  • Free Service:
    Our quality comparison and connection service is free to use! No catch. We don't mark up the prices on any plans we offer. Instead, we receive a commission from our electricity provider 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).
  • Transparent and Trustworthy:
    At Compare & Connect we are proud members of the Energy Comparator Code of Conduct (ECCC). Our voluntary decision to join this code of conduct demonstrates our dedication to fairness and accuracy when presenting information to you.

Phone Comparison Available

To compare electricity providers , you can either click the button below, or if you prefer to speak with one of our Australian-based Energy experts, you can call 1300685001

Changing Providers is Easy

You might think that changing electricity providers will be a hassle, but it won't be! It's really simple because we do it all for you! We will contact your current electricity provider to let them know you're leaving, and we sign you up with your new provider, so that your transition is as simple and seamless as possible .

It’s so easy! you can do it.

Save Money by Comparing Providers

  • We save you time
    10 minutes of your time may well save you hundreds of dollars each year. .
  • We save you effort
    Our electricity industry experts have done the complicated work of collecting and comparing each providers plans .
  • Electricity and gas prices have been rising
    It's time to compare electricity and gas providers and start saving on your energy
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List of our active electricity providers in NSW

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

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 working towards adding 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 Deregulation and Competition in NSW

The electricity market in Australia's Eastern and Southern states has been undergoing a gradual deregulation process which began in the late 1990s. The first step involved establishing a national grid {{citymarketintro4}} in one state to be delivered to customers in another state.

The next stage, which happened earlier in some states than others, was the splitting up of state owned monopolies into multiple competing entities, then privatising them. In an attempt to promote greater competition the market was split into two levels

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

The electricity market in NSW was fully deregulated on 1 July 2014 . This allowed customers to switch to a provider who offered the cheapest electricity prices.

Electricity in NSW is supplied by three distributors

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

Save money with these electricity -saving tips

Here are some easy to implement tips to reduce how much electricity you use

  • Minimise draughts. Stop hot or cold air getting in or getting out via gaps under doors or around windows by using door snakes and gap seal tape.
  • Turn off appliances at the power point when you're not using them.
  • Instead of turning on the heater, dress for the weather (warm socks, booties, jumper, beanie).
  • Reduce use of the clothes dryer. Instead, hang your clothes to dry outside or use an indoor clothes rack.
  • A cheap alternative to an electric blanket is a hot water bottle.
  • Use less lighting. Rely on natural light if possible.
  • Reduce air conditioning use by opening windows at night to let the house cool down, and closing them in the morning to keep the hot air out.
  • Prevent the hot sun from over-heating your home by closing blinds and curtains in rooms that are exposed to the heat of direct sunlight.
  • Close the doors to rooms that you don't use, so that you only heat or cool a smaller space.

FAQ about switching electricity providers

Here are some answers to questions about what happens after you have completed the comparison process and decided that you want to switch electricity providers.

If you change your mind it's okay, your new electricity provider will give you a ten-day 'cooling-off' period, which means you have ten days to change your mind and stay with your old energy provider.
No. You won't have to do that. The actual delivery of energy to your house, via the pipes and wires, is all done by an energy distributer (not by your retailer). The distributor will continue to supply the electricity to your house even if you switch to another energy retailer. The retailer issues your electricity bills, however, they purchase energy from the distributor and resell it to you. You can't buy electricity directly from the distributor, you must go through an energy retailer. You can be certain that when you switch retailers, there won't be any interruption to your electricity supply because the underlying connection to the distributor will continue to be the same as before.
The 'paperwork' is all processed very quickly, usually within 24 hours. But the actual switchover cannot take place until your current provider has issued you a final bill, and that can't happen until a final meter reading has been taken. So, it depends on when your meter is next due to be read. It could take up to three months.
Compare and Connect will sign you up with the new energy provider, and we notify your current provider that you are switching away from them. The actual change in providers won't happen immediately, because the old provider will need to read your meter one final time. and then issue you a final bill. Your new provider will start charging you from the date of the meter reading. the energy distributor that feeds the energy to your premises will continue to be the same as before the switch.
No. Our service is free to you. We will, however, receive a commission from the new electricity 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).