Best Electricity Deals South Australia (Latest 2021 Ranking)

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Feel like you’re overpaying for your energy? South Australia has some of the most expensive electricity prices in the world. So are you on a fair deal?  

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These are the current electricity plans we can find in SA. BUT, the Australian energy market is constantly changing, with new plans and prices being introduced frequently. 

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10 Best Electricity Deals South Australia*

The table below is our compiled list of the top 10 best electricity deals we could find in the South Australian Power Networks network. We have analysed and ranked the plans based on their lowest estimated price, including conditional discounts if available.

Retailer% Less Than DMOEstimated Price*
ReAmped Energy24%$1,384
OVO Energy23%$1,409
Energy Locals23%$1,411^
GloBird Energy17%$1,411^
Powerclub23%$1,414^
Kogan Energy22%$1,426
Discover Energy21%$1,452
CovaU18%$1,510
Nectr16%$1,547
Momentum Energy15%$1,551

*All calculations above are based on a single rate tariff, with a default electricity usage of 4000 kilowatt hour (kWh) and compared to the Default Market Offer (DMO) Reference Price of $1,832.

^ Energy Locals Online Member – Estimated Price includes a 3% Pay On Time Discount

^ GloBird Energy GloSave – Estimated price includes a 7% Pay On Time Discount and a 1% Direct Debit Discount

^ Powerclub Home Flat – Estimated Price includes an annual $39 membership fee

The Big 3 Electricity Providers

Let’s find out how the Big 3 energy providers compare against each other! We have analysed these retailers and ranked them against the cheapest deals we could find in the South Australian energy market.

Retailer% Less Than DMOEstimated Price*
Origin Energy14%$1,575
Energy Australia13%$1,594
AGL13%$1,594

*All calculations above are based on a single rate tariff, with a default electricity usage of 4000 kilowatt-hours (kWh) and compared to the Default Market Offer (DMO) Reference Price of $1,832.

Origin Energy – Origin Go

Up first is Origin Energy with their Origin Go plan.

This plan has two applications; One for regular customers and one for Everyday Rewards members.

This deal offers Everyday Rewards members the opportunity to collect points with their energy. So that’s 1 point for every $1 that Origin Energy charges on their electricity bill.

The Everyday Rewards application includes; a one-off 5000 bonus points on signup for each energy type and 25% GreenPower after 6 months. And you can get this for no extra cost. 

The Origin Go plan features include a flexible billing period, flexible payment options and fixed rates for 12 months. This plan is an ongoing contract with a 12 month benefit period.

Energy Australia – Total Plan

G’day partner! Topping the charts of the Big 3 is one of our partnered retailers, Energy Australia, with their Total Plan.

The Total Plan also makes our list of the cheapest plans we could find in the South Australian electricity market.  

On your 6th month anniversary with Energy Australia, you can choose to opt into a 100% Carbon Neutral option for your home energy for no extra cost!

This plan’s features include a quarterly billing period, flexible payment options and fixed rates for 12 months. 

AGL – Essentials Plus

Look who we have next! It’s one of the big boys in the Australian Energy Market, AGL. The AGL Essentials plan makes our list of the best energy deals in SA.

The Essentials Plan features include; A 12 month fixed rate, flexible billing options, zero exit fees and an ongoing contract with a 1-year benefit period. 

This deal allows customers to collect FlyBuys points with their AGL energy bill. All you’ve got to do is link your AGL account to Flybuys. 

If you receive paper bills, you could score 1 Flybuys point for every $2 you spend on electricity and/or gas. But by switching to eBilling, you could get 1 Flybuys point for every $1 you spend on electricity and/or gas. Not bad at all!

Looking for a better rate? Ring us on 1300 232 848 to speak to an electricity expert and get yourself a fair deal!

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Inspecting the Best Electricity Deals SA

Let’s look at the plans that have put these electricity providers on our list of cheap deals in South Australia. 

ReAmped Energy – ReAmped Advance

ReAmped Energy is an electricity provider who’s committed to offering customers simple low prices.

With 4 plans on offer, ReAmped Energy’s ReAmped Advance plan comes in next on our list of best deals in South Australia.

Think of a prepaid phone plan, and that is precisely what you get with this offer. The ReAmped Advance deal is a prepaid electricity plan where you are required to pay in advance on a fortnightly basis. 

This plan’s features include online billing, online communication, no contract term and no exit fees. A credit card and direct debit are the only accepted payment methods for this energy plan.

ReAmped Energy’s low rates, smart tech and their efficiency, provides Australians with fantastic value.

OVO Energy – The One Plan

Next up is an energy retailer who has a green approach to providing Australians with electricity. It’s OVO Energy with their One Plan. Oh wait, let’s not forget that they’re one of our partners!

The One plan’s features include 3% interest reward, 100% carbon neutral and 10% GreenPower.

If your balance with OVO Energy is in credit, they will pay you a 3% Interest reward. OVO Energy is a 100% Carbon Neutral energy provider and will offset 100% of the carbon footprint from your electricity consumption.

Also, OVO Energy will purchase the equivalent 10% of your electricity usage from renewable generators.

This plan’s features include a monthly billing period, an ongoing contract, no lock-in and zero exit fees. Direct Debit is the only accepted form of payment for this offer.

It’s great to see OVO Energy’s One Plan make our list of best deals in SA. The red hot price and added incentives make this offer one to watch out for.

Energy Locals – Online Member

Energy Locals is an electricity provider who offers fixed rates and gives back to their community through the support of charitable organisations.

Their Online Member offer makes our list of cheapest deals in South Australia. This deal is an online-only offer available through their website.

To access this energy plan and the wholesale rates, you must subscribe to a $12.99 per month membership fee. That’s an annual amount of $156, which will go towards the cost of running the business.

After 4 months, if you have no outstanding balances, you will be credited back the first 4 months of your membership fee. Basically, you’re getting 4 months of membership for free!

Direct Debit is the only payment that is accepted for this offer. This plan also includes an additional 3% Pay On-Time discount. How good!

GloBird Energy – GloSave 

Who’s made it onto our list of best deals in South Australia? It’s GloBird Energy, an energy retailer that offers budget-friendly plans and exceptional customer service.

Their GloSave offer is the cheapest electricity plan we could find in SA.

Features of this plan include flexible billing options, flexible payment options, no lock-in contract and no exit fees.

Someone say DISCOUNT? Yes, the offer comes with a 7% Pay On-Time discount and a 1% Direct Debit discount.

GloBird Energy’s GloSave plan is a highly competitive offer that’s sure to be turning a few heads! 

Looking for a better rate? Ring us on 1300 232 848 to speak to an electricity expert and get yourself a fair deal!

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* We do not compare all energy providers & have commercial arrangements with our partners.

Powerclub – Home Flat

Keen on joining a club? For an annual $39 membership fee, you could gain access to wholesale energy rates with Powerclub.

Powerclub’s Home Flat plan is only available through web signup. The deal’s features include a monthly billing period, no lock-in contract and no exit fees. The only accepted forms of payment are via direct debit and credit card.

That’s where the honeymoon period ends. To access the wholesale rates, customers must make a minimum one-off payment of $40 per 1,000kWh of annual consumption. Based on Powerclub’s calculator, that’s an initial $160 deposit into your powerbank!

Add that on to your $39 membership fee, and that’s an initial upfront investment of $199! You be the judge of this plan!

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* We do not compare all energy providers & have commercial arrangements with our partners.

Best Energy Deals SA

Kogan Energy – Market Offer

Who’s next? It’s Kogan Energy with their one and only Market Offer.

The Kogan Energy Market Offer features a monthly billing period and the availability of paper bills at no extra charge. 

The Market Offer is an ongoing contract with no exit fees. This gives you the flexibility to switch to another energy retailer if you don’t feel satisfied with Kogan Energy’s service.

Discover Energy – Smart Saver

Discover Energy is a local Aussie energy retailer who uses advanced technology to offer smarter and greener energy.

Their Smart Saver plan makes its way into our best deals we can find on the South Australian market. 

This plan is only eligible for new Discover Energy customers. You are also required to make payments via direct debit and credit card. Lastly, E-Billing is the only available option. 

This energy plan’s features include flexible billing options, no contract term and zero exit fees. This plan offers you 24/7 access to your account to track your usage via the Discover Energy App. 

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CovaU – Freedom Plus

Next up is an Australian energy retailer that prides itself on providing low rates with amazing service.

CovaU’s Freedom Plus electricity plan makes its way into our list of best deals in South Australia.

The Freedom Plus plan’s features include flexible billing and payment options, no contract term and zero exit fees.

Nectr – Friends Clean

Nectr’s Friends Clean electricity plan makes its way onto our list of best energy deals in South Australia. 

Features of this plan include 100% Carbon emission offset, fixed rates for 12 months, monthly billing, direct debit or credit card form of payment, no contract term and zero exit fees.

Momentum Energy – Self Serve

The Self Serve offer from Momentum Energy is nxt on our list of best electricity deals in South Australia. 

While this plan requires you to pay via direct debit, it features a monthly electronic billing, online support, no lock-in contract and zero exit fees. 

But this offer is only available to properties with a smart meter!

Cheapest Electricity Deals in SA – Final Verdict

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Cheap is great! But is that always the case? With numerous plans offering benefits and rewards, do you know which deal is the best value for money?

Yes, you’re more than welcome to make a decision on your electricity based on the content you’ve read today. But wouldn’t you also want FAST, FREE, FAIR advice from an energy expert?

The Australian energy market is very dynamic and is always due to change. To get the rundown on the current deals electricity providers in the SA market have on offer, give us a call on 1300 232 848! 

Seriously, what have you got to lose? Only a sharper rate to gain! 

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* We do not compare all energy providers & have commercial arrangements with our partners.

Disclaimer:

Important Points to note are:

  • Some plans may require you to meet certain conditions before a discount becomes available to you. Check the energy provider’s plan information for details of all possible discounts that may apply and any conditions that need to be met to be eligible for these discounts. Consider the provider’s detailed product and pricing information before making a decision to take out a new plan or switch electricity providers.
  • For SA, calculations are based on a single rate tariff in the South Australia Power Network network with an annual household usage of 4,000kWh and ranked plans based on an estimated price including GST and any discounts, both conditional and unconditional. The reference % has been calculated based on comparing the difference between the plan unconditional price to the AER reference price of $1,832. The terms of any conditional discounts are shown, along with any further difference between the reference price and the discount applied if a condition is met, expressed as a percentage more or less than the reference price.
  • At the time of publication, Powershop were unable to provide their requirements needed to take part in this blog. Therefore, they were omitted.
  • All calculations have been based off the Price Fact Sheets taken from the respective retailers’ websites.
  • The information in this blog cannot substitute for legal advice. No financial decisions should be made based on information from this blog.
  • This data is accurate as of 28/04/2021
About Vimal

Vimal is an energy journalist, obsessed with getting Australians a fair price in an inflated electricity market. Equipped with a Bachelors degree in Marketing, his interests revolve around energy markets.

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