Alinta Energy Review – Cost and Extras Analysis

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According to our Alinta Energy review, they some fantastic rates available in many states.

They offer default offer smashing rates in every state we’ve looked at.

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Alinta Energy Residential Electricity

Looking for a great deal for your home and family? Consider going with Alinta Energy.

They beat the DMO or VDO in every state.

So, here’s what a four-person household could be expected to pay in a major city, in each state.

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Alinta Energy Price NSW

We’ll start off with New South Wales, Australia’s largest state and home to some of Australia’s largest energy bills. Alinta Energy isn’t one for offering a wide array of plans, they keep it simple – one plan, one rate. In the case of New South Wales, that plan is called: “Home Deal”.  No Fuss offers no discount, just an affordable rate that beats the DMO by 11%!

Plan NameEstimated Annual CostDiscount
Home Deal (Alinta Energy)$1,2320%
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Price Queensland

Moving up north to Queensland, we’ve got more on offer from Alinta. Once again we have a singular plan that beats the DMO by 15%, the plan is once again their No Fuss plan.

Plan NameEstimated Annual CostDiscount
No Fuss (Alinta Energy)$1,2970%
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Alinta Energy Price Victoria

The good news is that in Victoria, Alinta Energy competes with the best of them, the Home Deal plan offers competitive rates.

Plan NameEstimated Annual CostDiscount
Home Deal (Alinta Energy)$1,2210%
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Price South Australia

Poor old South Australia has gotten a raw deal on its energy for a while now. For the past few years, it’s been easily the most expensive state in Australia when it comes to electricity.

Alinta Energy is looking to lessen the pain with their No Fuss plan, which beats the DMO by 15%! 

Price  :  
Plan NameEstimated Annual CostDiscount
No Fuss (Alinta Energy)$1,8110%

Alinta Energy Natural Gas

It would be a complete look at Alinta Energy without looking at their gas service. Alinta Energy is a Dual Fuel provider, meaning they service your electricity and your gas. You might not have realised it, but getting a great deal on your gas is just as important as your electricity. We’re going to look at what Alinta Energy offers in NSW, Victoria and SA. Sorry Queenslanders, Alinta Energy does not offer a natural gas service in your state, so maybe skip this section. Same metrics as before, this is what a three-person household in each state might be expected to pay. 

Good gas prices in Australia


First up again is NSW, and those looking for an affordable gas bill might want to consider Alinta Energy. Their No Fuss plan doesn’t just come with a nice discount on your power, it also applies to your gas bill.

Gas Victoria

Next is Victoria with the Real Deal plan. In Victoria, gas is as much of a big part of your life as electricity. So it really pays to find yourself a great rate on your gas as well. Real Deal for gas comes with a $100 credit on your gas bill.

Gas South Australia

Down in South Australia, you can also get a competitive deal on your gas through Alinta Energy. If you sign up to No Fuss, you can look forward to a simple and affordable natural gas bill. This might not seem the largest discount, but given the price of your electricity, that little bit extra could make a big difference.

Business Rates Analysis

Alinta Energy also works for businesses. If you’re a small business, you can find out more about what they have on offer on their website. These plans generally offer a sizeable discount and low rates. In NSW, Corporate Saver 20, offers a guaranteed discount of 20% on your usage charges. Meanwhile, In Victoria,  Corporate Saver 25 offers a 25% guaranteed discount on your electricity usage. Corporate Saver 25 is available in South Australia as well. It gives you a guaranteed 25% discount on your bill. 25% is a very high discount for South Australia, regardless of whether it’s for residential or business electricity. Meanwhile, in Queensland, you can get Business SaverPlus 20 which offers a 20% pay on time discount

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What’s their customer service like?

There’s more to an electricity company than product and pricing. Maybe you’ve found an electricity plan you love in this review, but you’re wondering about Alinta Energy’s customer service? The good news is that Alinta Energy offers a lot of ways to pay your electricity bill. You could pay using your credit card or through BPay. If you prefer online banking, you can pay your bill through direct debit. Other options include paying through Centrelink or through the mail. You could also pay in person at any post office. On top of the different ways to pay your bill, they have a call centre you can contact. This is good if you have questions about things like sign up and exit fees and things like that.

In the Community?

Beyond just price and service, this provider has become an ever more noticeable brand. This is the result of their growth in Australia. As a result, Alinta Energy recently joined ranks with our cricket team making Alinta Energy is the Principal Partner to Australian men’s cricket team and a Platinum Partner to Cricket Australia.

So maybe cricket isn’t your bag, but maybe charity is? Alinta Energy recently became involved with the Salvation Army. To celebrate reaching a million customers nationwide, Alinta Energy donated $100,000 to their cause in 2018. There’s also their fantastic rewards programme. When you’re a customer, you gain access to Alinta Energy Rewards.

Alinta Energy Rewards grants you access to a variety of discounts on products and services. Alinta Energy rewards can give you discounts on a range of items. These include dining, movie tickets and even fun park rides. Alinta Energy Rewards is one of the best reasons to go with this provider.

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The Results

Alinta Energy could be the right retailer for you, but it pays to look around the market.

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This publication looks at how much a 4-person household pays a year, on average, on plans from Alinta Energy in VIC, NSW, QLD, SA. The information being made available in this document cannot substitute for legally sound advice. No financial decisions should be made based on information from this publication. Individual usage, circumstances, and brands could cause usage figures to vary.

Important points to note are:

  • We do not guarantee that the information provided applies to every household in Australia
  • All dollar figures are including GST.
  • The review is of rates Alinta Energy offers through Electricity Monster.
  • Comparisons have been made on the peak rates in single rate plans from retailers, plus their daily electricity supply charges.
  • Electricity rates used for calculation were taken from the websites of electricity retailers. We have verified the accuracy of the depictions in retailer websites.
  • Electricity benchmarks used for calculating the average kilowatt-hour usage of households are from the Australian Energy Regulators website.
  • For Victoria, the Citipower distributor has been utilized across all electricity retailers.
  • However, in NSW, the Ausgrid network is utilised across all electricity retailers.
  • For QLD, we have chosen the Energex network across all electricity retailers.
  • In SA, SA Power Networks distributor has been chosen for use across all electricity retailers.
  • So, star ratings for the price are calculated by comparing the prices offered in each state, to average prices offered by seven retailers.
  • *Savings based on No Fuss credit offer in SA, when compared to our average.
About Ethan

Ethan is an energy journalist with a passion for how the electricity industry affects regular people. His key areas of interest are the energy poverty crisis and inner workings of each state’s electricity situation.

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14 thoughts on “Alinta Energy Review – Cost and Extras Analysis”

  1. We heard down the pub,That Alinta Energy is a pack of rip off merchants.And that they don’t pay discounts. By the way your Add on TV with that fat cricket guy. Offereng tickets for the Ashes Test starring the Cheating Aussies. Now in the team .Who will be making sure their is a good supply of sandpaper on the tour.? The Fat X cricketer ?

    • Hi. Alinta does pay their discounts provided you pay your bill on time. I assume you always do. They have also got some very affordable rates in many states, sometimes beating bigger power companies. If you’re interested in finding a better deal on your electricity, just give Electricity Monster a call on 1300 232 848.

    • Hey, Mike. This is just an estimate based on our calculated averages. If you call us we can figure out a deal more catered to your personal situation.

    • Hi, Rosanne. Going with Alinta Energy is easy when you call us. The number is 1300 232 848, and we can set you up with a competitive Alinta Energy plan in no time at all.


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