ActewAGL claims is has the most reliable electricity network and cheapest electricity prices in the whole of Australia. It has been based exclusively in the ACT and NSW since 2000, and its predecessor Kingston Powerhouse has been keeping Canberra aglow since the city first gained electric power way back in 1915.
The story behind the brand
ActewAGL supplies electricity to 195,000 homes and businesses, and gas to 134,000 more customers. ActewAGL is one of the largest employers in the ACT, keeping over 800 people in work,
It has helped Australians save on their power bills through education workshops and free programs for customers, and online tools for everyone – so check out their 76 ways to save!
What’s on offer from ActewAGL?
By booking a free Energy Saving House Call, your home could get free energy-saving lightbulbs (LED downlight bulbs or fluorescent bulbs) or door seals to keep the warmth in during winter. You can even get free Standby Power Controllers to keep all of your appliances off when you’re not using them, which can save you up to $100 a year.
The company will also buy back your old fridge or freezer (for $30 off your next electricity bill) and then dispose of it responsibly. Switching to new appliances can save you up to $200 a year.
- Electricity plans for NSW and the ACT
- Greenchoice green energy plans for NSW and the ACT
- Solar plans for NSW and the ACT (price depends on kW system chosen)
You can also compare the price for your area to purchase electricity vs. electricity-and-gas vs. solar. The choice is yours.
Electricity suppliers we rated
Our most recent electricity customer satisfaction ratings for New South Wales saw the following retailers included:
- Red Energy
- AGL (including ActewAGL)
- Dodo Power & Gas
- Energy Australia
- Lumo Energy
- Origin Energy