Energy Brands

Online Power & Gas Review

Online Power & Gas shut down in May 2017. It is not taking any new customers and existing customers have been transferred to 1st Energy.  Online Power & Gas is a 100% Australian-owned online retailer, selling electricity to homes and businesses across Victoria. Despite its name,...


Powerdirect Review

Powerdirect is an AGL-backed electricity retailer that operates across the east and south coast states of Australia. While it holds itself out as a business electricity specialist, Powerdirect also supplies electricity to residential properties and offers customers some useful advice on cutting power consumption around the...


Alinta Energy Review

Alinta Energy, now owned by Hong Kong’s Chow Tai Fook Enterprises, claims to be the only ‘true’ national electricity and natural gas company, with operations in five of the six Australian states. It holds generation assets nationwide and currently retails electricity in New South Wales,...


Mojo Power Review

When Mojo Power entered the scene in 2015, it promised to ‘completely shake up the energy industry’. This remains to be seen, but it does certainly offer something a little different to the ordinary way of paying for energy. While most retailers cover their costs by...


GloBird Energy Review

GloBird Energy is the small electricity retailer with massive discounts, providing an alternative to the big energy companies across Victoria. GloBird Energy offers a variety of products that are designed to suit the energy needs of different kinds of customers, making it a strong-value retailer so long as...


Dodo Power & Gas Review

Remember Dodo? The internet company with the flying blue dodo bird as a mascot? Well it’s still around and it offers more services than ever before, including internet, phone, mobile, TV, insurance and… power and gas. Dodo Power & Gas is the division of the Dodo...


AGL Energy Review

Integrated energy company AGL is one of Australia’s oldest companies, originally established as the ‘Australian Gas Light Company’ to bring power to Sydney in 1837 – hence the ‘AGL’ acronym. It’s now one of the biggest energy retailers in the country, with millions of gas,...


Click Energy Review

Click Energy holds itself out as a 100% Australian-based online electricity retailer, claiming that its reduced overheads translates to lower costs for its customers. Click Energy sells electricity across Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia, while also retailing natural gas in some areas. Click...


Powershop Review

Powershop is an Australian and New Zealand owned retailer with a unique approach to energy. Unlike traditional providers, Powershop lets you pre-purchase electricity with its ‘Powerpacks’. These Powerpacks include discounts and special deals, rewarding proactive customers with low prices on electricity. However, you will need...


Simply Energy Review

Simply Energy claims to be one of Australia’s fastest growing energy companies, selling electricity to over half a million households across New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia and Victoria. Simply Energy also sells natural gas to customers in Victoria and South Australia. In addition to...


EnergyAustralia Review

EnergyAustralia, formerly TruEnergy, is Australia’s third largest energy retailer behind AGL and Origin Energy. EnergyAustralia currently sells electricity and natural gas to homes and businesses in New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia and the ACT. South-East Queensland customers can also purchase electricity from EnergyAustralia. EnergyAustralia has...


Lumo Energy Review

With its bright orange logo, it’s pretty hard to miss this retailer. Lumo Energy is part of the Snowy Hydro Group, along with its sister company, Red Energy. Together this group has over a million electricity customers across the south and east coast of Australia. Lumo...


Sumo Power Review

Sumo Power is a small electricity retailer with a big attitude, boasting the slogan ‘Unbeatable. Unmatched. Unstoppable.’ Sumo Power is 100% Australian owned and is relatively new, having only received its retail licence in early 2016. It currently only sells electricity to Victorian homes and...


Origin Energy Review

rigin Energy is an integrated energy company, generating and selling electricity and natural gas to households across Australia. With more than four million customers, Origin is one of the largest electricity retailers in the country, drawing on its size and experience to offer customers a...


Red Energy Review

Red Energy is an electricity retailer owned by Snowy Hydro – the Australian-owned renewable energy generation company behind the Snowy Mountains Hydro-electric Scheme. Since launching in Victoria in 2004, Red Energy has expanded its electricity retail services to New South Wales, South Australia and most recently...


Momentum Energy Review

Momentum Energy is an Australian company, owned and operated by Hydro Tasmania, Australia’s largest producer of renewable energy. Momentum Energy retails electricity to homes and businesses across New South Wales, the ACT, Victoria, South Australia and South-East Queensland. It also sells natural gas to customers in Victoria. Momentum...


Energy Locals Review

Energy Locals is one of the newest retailers to enter the ring, servicing electricity to homes and businesses across New South Wales and South East Queensland. Energy Locals is unlike any other energy retailer out there, operating as not just an energy company, but a...


QEnergy Review

QEnergy is an electricity retailer operating across Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia. While it offers some basic residential services, QEnergy focuses on business retail, promoting itself as ‘the small business electricity experts’. QEnergy’s products place an emphasis on service, offering tailored business solutions,...


Enova Energy Review

Enova Energy made history in 2016, becoming Australia’s very first community-owned energy retailer. It received an overwhelmingly positive reception and has already expanded from the Northern Rivers Region of New South Wales to the entire Essential Energy Network which spans most of rural NSW. The company...


Blue NRG Review

Blue NRG is an electricity retailer servicing the major energy networks across New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia. While the company focuses on business electricity retail, Blue NRG now extends its offers to residential customers. Blue NRG says that it helps its customers reduce its...


Harvey Norman Energy Review

Imagine if an electronics retailer and an electricity provider had a baby. What would they call it? How about Harvey Norman Energy? Yes, it’s a real thing, you can purchase your electricity and natural gas from an energy provider carrying the name and branding of the...


Sanctuary Energy Review

Electricity retailer Sanctuary Energy provides residential and business services for customers in New South Wales, South Australia and Queensland. Sanctuary Energy states that it was “established to optimise and integrate services and energy infrastructure from initial project planning to development, operation and subsequent stage development”. “Our focus...


People Energy Review

People Energy provides services for both residential and business customers in Victoria, describing itself as “an exciting new Australian electricity retailer that wants to bring something special to the market”. “We exist to increase and sustain customer value by delivering innovative products, services and pricing that...


Diamond Energy Review

Electricity retailer and renewable energy generator Diamond Energy states that it is “passionate about renewable energy”, with it owning and operating renewable energy generators and enabling other renewable energy technologies. Diamond Energy, which is an Australian private limited company, offering residential and small business services in...


ActewAGL Review

Electricity and gas retailer and distributor ActewAGL provides residential and business energy services in the Australian Capital Territory and New South Wales. Having been set up in October 2000, with AGL and the ACT government-owned Icon Water (formerly ACTEW Corporation) entering into a joint venture, ActewAGL...


Urth Energy Review

Urth Energy entered voluntary administration in February 2017. Existing customers were transferred to AGL and Origin Energy. Urth Energy describes itself as a “boutique national electricity retailer with a difference”, offering a range of services for both residential and business customers, with a strong focus on...


Synergy Review

Electricity and gas provider Synergy is one of three energy corporations owned by the Western Australian government, retailing energy to both residential and business customers. Synergy was established in 2006 when state reforms saw Western Power Corporation split into four separate businesses, also comprising Verve Energy...


Ergon Energy Review

Queensland government-owned Ergon Energy retails electricity to regional Queensland residential and business customers, “from the expanding coastal and rural population centres to the remote communities of outback Queensland and the Torres Strait”, extending across around 97 per cent of the state. Ergon was formed in 1999...


CovaU Energy Review

Energy retailer CovaU provides electricity and gas services for residential and business customers in New South Wales and Victoria. CovaU, which entered the energy market in 2014, states that it offers “the best deals and these allow you to save more”. “As an Australian company, we understand...


1st Energy Review

1st Energy is a relatively new, Australian-based energy company, retailing electricity to homes and businesses across New South Wales and Victoria. The company says it is dedicated to customer service and giving customer’s peace of mind that their energy retailer looks after them. 1st Energy backs this...


Pooled Energy Review

Owning a big home with a swimming pool is the ultimate Australian dream. But for some people, pools are too expensive or time consuming to really enjoy. That’s where Pooled Energy comes in. What is Pooled Energy? Pooled Energy is a Sydney-based pool solutions and electricity retailer,...


Springers Solar

Springers Solar is an electrical equipment and solar retailer, servicing most of south-east Queensland. History Springers Solar was formed 10 years ago by the Springer family, offering small recreational 12v and 24v solar products. The company remains family owned and prides itself on service and performance, claiming...


Infinite Energy

Infinite Energy is a solar and business electricity retailer operating in parts of Queensland and Western Australia. It claims it has developed a strong customer-focused proposition, emphasising the importance of great customer service both pre and post-sale. Infinite Energy believes it separates itself from its competition...


About True Value Solar

True Value Solar is a retailer and installer of solar systems operating in all areas of Australia except for the Northern Territory. Its history True Value Solar was founded in 2009 and subsequently purchased by the M+W Group – a global solar manufacturer. The company says it...


About EnviroGroup

EnviroGroup is a Victorian solar company, offering a range of solar and wind systems and products to homes and businesses. It says it provides a full service solution by hiring its own installers rather than outsourcing, meaning you only need to deal with the one...


About Coffs Solar Energy

Coffs Solar Energy is solar retailer and installer, operating across the mid to north coast of New South Wales. Its history Coffs Solar Energy was founded in January 2010 in Coffs Harbour under the name of ‘Self Sufficient Energy’. The company was renamed in 2013 to what...


About United Solar Energy

United Solar Energy is a solar power retailer, offering a range of solar systems across Victoria. Its history United Solar Energy was founded in February 2009, with the belief that solar power can and should be more affordable. The company has since built a reputation for quality...


About Suntrix

Suntrix is a family-owned Australian solar retailer operating in Queensland, New South Wales, South Australia and Victoria. Its history The company was founded in 2009, with Suntrix directors Jenny Paradiso and David Hille saying they weren’t satisfied with the limited expertise and high prices of solar panels...


About SolarHub

SolarHub is a solar retailer and installer operating in New South Wales and the ACT. Its history SolarHub began as a sole retailer, outsourcing its installation to Solar Sparx. The two companies then merged in 2014 and continued operating under the SolarHub name. Today SolarHub claims to be...


About Century Solar Energy

  Century Solar Energy is a solar wholesaler, designer and installer, operating in Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria. Its history Century Solar Energy was founded in November 2011 as a solar panel retailer. The company has since continued to grow, expanding on its product range and establishing...


About Metro Solar

Metro Solar is a solar system retailer and installer serving homes and businesses across Australia. Its history Metro Solar began as an electrical contractor in Victoria in 2006. But in 2008, the company shifted its direction to focus on solar energy solutions. Since then it has expanded...


About Natural Solar

Natural Solar is an Australian owned retailer of solar products in Queensland, Victoria and New South Wales. The company considers itself to be a forward-thinking collective which believes in accurate, transparent and unbiased information to help its customers make the right decision. Natural Solar claims its...


About CNPV Solar

CNPV is a China based manufacturer of solar products which are exported to a number of countries, including Australia. Its history The first CNVP production plant opened in 2005 and the company quickly became a leading solar manufacturer in China. CNVP expanded its exports into Europe, Indian,...


About Aurora Energy

Aurora Energy is an electricity and gas retailer for homes and businesses across Tasmania. Its history In 1998 the Tasmanian Hydro Electric Commission (which was then charged with all aspects of energy), was broken up into separate divisions – generation, transmission, distribution and retail. Aurora Energy was...


About Euro Solar

Its history Euro Solar was founded in 2007, making it one of Australia’s oldest solar PV (photovoltaic) panel providers. It promises access to the largest range of PV panels and converters in Australia and claims its components have been rigorously designed and tested by top-performing manufacturers. Euro...


About RoofJuice

RoofJuice is an Australian owned solar product retailer, operating nationwide. Its history RoofJuice was formerly owned by Sunegevity – an international solar retailer. The company was introduced into Australia in 2012 as one of its first overseas expansions, though abandoned its operations in Australia in June 2015...


About ElectrAG

ElectrAG is a new electricity retailer for agricultural properties, which operates in all states except Tasmania. Its history ElectrAG was created by Waterfind – a large water management company operating in most states of Australia. ElectrAG only became licensed to operate in November 2015 after Waterfind engaged...


About Jinko Solar

Jinko Solar is a China based manufacturer of solar PV (photovoltaic) modules and related solar products. It markets its products to countries around the world, including Australia. Its history Jinko Solar was established in 2006 and has seen rapid business growth since, becoming publicly listed on the...


About Canadian Solar

Canadian Solar is a multinational solar company. Its Australian subsidiary operates nationwide, selling and installing solar panels and power storage devices. Its history Canadian Solar was founded in 2001 and soon expanded to 18 countries, including Australia in 2011. Shortly after its founding, Canadian Solar underwent several...


About JA Solar

JA Solar is a China based producer of solar modules and cells that are exported and retailed across the globe. Its history JA Solar Holdings Co was founded in 2005 as a manufacturer of solar modules and cells. The company had impressive success, becoming listed on the...


About ERM Business Energy

ERM Business Energy is a large electricity retailer servicing both small and large business. It provides services for large businesses across Australia and offers electricity to small businesses in Victoria, South Australia, Queensland, New South Wales, Tasmania and the Australia Capital Territory. The story behind the...


About SunEdison

SunEdison is a global renewable energy company which claims to be the largest provider of sustainable energy in the world. The company was established in Australia in 2006 and now provides solar power solutions nationwide. Its history SunEdison was originally established as the Monsanto Electronic Materials Company...


About Bradford Solar

Bradford Solar is an Australian solar power company owned by CSR, one of the nation’s oldest construction materials companies. Bradford provides solar power solutions nationwide, including rooftop power panels, solar hot water systems and inverters. Its history Bradford is one of several sub-brands operated by CSR, which...