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Kogan Energy Review

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Kogan is widely known for their online retail presence but has expanded into the Australian energy market with plans catered to residents in VIC, NSW, SA, and QLD. The real question is, how does Kogan Energy stand up to its competitors? Read below to find out.

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Victoria

This detailed table below summarises the latest plans offered by Kogan Energy in Victoria. Rates are organised by lowest to highest in terms of price. It is important to note that rates are subject to change so be sure to check directly with the retailer before making a final decision.

Electricity

Based on usage of 4000kWh/year for a residential customer on a single rate tariff in the Citipower network, the VDO reference price is: $1,336 / year ?

Electricity plans are now compared to a regulated price called the Victorian Default Offer (VDO). This makes it easier to compare energy plans across the market. The VDO comparison and annual estimate is calculated based on an average usage customer.

What's included in the price/year estimate

  • GST (unless otherwise stated)
  • Any advertised non-conditional discounts (e.g. guaranteed discount)
  • Includes any one-off credits

What's not included in the price/year estimate

  • Conditional discounts (e.g. pay on time discount)
  • Green energy charges
  • Any concessions or rebates which may apply to you
  • Solar feed-in tariff credits that your solar system could generate

The VDO comparison will differ based on tariff type and location (distribution area). Your actual energy bill may be significantly different to these estimates if your usage differs from the average amounts used in this calculation.

Plan Name % Below VDO* Price/year (Est.)
Kogan Energy VICKogan Energy VIC

Market Offer
24.2% $1,012

Gas

Based on usage of 28930MJ/year in the Australian Gas Network ?

This gas estimate is calculated using an average gas amount based on ACIL Allen Energy benchmarks report 2017 in your distribution area.

What's included in the price/year estimate

  • GST (unless otherwise stated)
  • Any advertised conditional and non-conditional discounts
  • Includes any one-off credits

What's not included in the price/year estimate

  • Green energy charges
  • Any concessions or rebates which may apply to you

The price/year estimate comparison will differ based on location (distribution area). Your actual energy bill may be significantly different to these estimates if your usage differs from the average amounts used in this calculation.

Plan Name Discount Price/year (Est.)
Kogan Energy VICKogan Energy VIC

Market Offer
n/a $880

New South Wales

This detailed table below summarises the latest Kogan Energy plans in New South Wales. Rates are organised by lowest to highest in terms of price. It is important to note that rates are subject to change so be sure to check directly with the retailer before making a final decision.

Electricity

Based on usage of 3900kWh/year for a residential customer on a single rate tariff in the Ausgrid network, the DMO reference price is: $1,393 / year ?

Electricity plans are now compared to a government reference price. This makes it easier to compare energy plans across the market. The reference price comparison and annual estimate is calculated based on an average usage customer.

What's included in the discount and the price/year estimate

  • GST (unless otherwise stated)
  • Any advertised non-conditional discounts (e.g. guaranteed discount)
  • Includes any one-off credits

What's not included

  • Conditional discounts (e.g. pay on time discount)
  • Green energy charges
  • Any concessions or rebates which may apply to you
  • Solar feed-in tariff credits that your solar system could generate

The reference price comparison will differ based on tariff type and location (distribution area). Your actual energy bill may be significantly different to these estimates if your usage differs from the average amounts used in this calculation.

Plan Name % Below DMO* Price/year (Est.)
Kogan Energy NSWKogan Energy NSW

Market Offer
22% $1,079

South Australia

This detailed table below summarises the latest plans offered by Kogan Energy in South Australia. Rates are organised by lowest to highest in terms of price. It is important to note that rates are subject to change so be sure to check directly with the retailer before making a final decision.

Electricity

Based on usage of 4000kWh/year for a residential customer on a single rate tariff in the SA Power Networks, the DMO reference price is: $1,716/ year ?

Electricity plans are now compared to a government reference price. This makes it easier to compare energy plans across the market. The reference price comparison and annual estimate is calculated based on an average usage customer.

What's included in the discount and the price/year estimate

  • GST (unless otherwise stated)
  • Any advertised non-conditional discounts (e.g. guaranteed discount)
  • Includes any one-off credits

What's not included

  • Conditional discounts (e.g. pay on time discount)
  • Green energy charges
  • Any concessions or rebates which may apply to you
  • Solar feed-in tariff credits that your solar system could generate

The reference price comparison will differ based on tariff type and location (distribution area). Your actual energy bill may be significantly different to these estimates if your usage differs from the average amounts used in this calculation.

Plan Name % Below DMO* Price/year (Est.)
Kogan Energy SAKogan Energy SA

Market Offer
21% $1,359

Queensland

This detailed table below summarises the latest plans offered by Kogan Energy in Queensland. Rates are organised by lowest to highest in terms of price. It is important to note that rates are subject to change so be sure to check directly with the retailer before making a final decision.

Electricity

Based on usage of 4600kWh/year for a residential customer on a single rate tariff in the Energex network, the DMO reference price is: $1,455/ year ?

Electricity plans are now compared to a government reference price. This makes it easier to compare energy plans across the market. The reference price comparison and annual estimate is calculated based on an average usage customer.

What's included in the discount and the price/year estimate

  • GST (unless otherwise stated)
  • Any advertised non-conditional discounts (e.g. guaranteed discount)
  • Includes any one-off credits

What's not included

  • Conditional discounts (e.g. pay on time discount)
  • Green energy charges
  • Any concessions or rebates which may apply to you
  • Solar feed-in tariff credits that your solar system could generate

The reference price comparison will differ based on tariff type and location (distribution area). Your actual energy bill may be significantly different to these estimates if your usage differs from the average amounts used in this calculation.

Plan Name % Below DMO* Price/year (Est.)
Kogan Energy QLDKogan Energy QLD

Market Offer
17% $1,214

Kogan Energy Electricity Plans

Kogan Energy currently offers one standard residential energy plan available in VIC, NSW, QLD, and SA. Known as the “Market Offer” this plan offers no lock-in contract or exit fees. Keep in mind that special pricing and offers can vary depending on your state so be sure to check with the retailer before signing up.

Kogan Energy Gas Plans

Kogan Energy currently only services gas to residents in Victoria – similar to their partner Powershop. Also known as their “Market Offer” this plan also offers no lock-in contract or exit fees. No monthly billing option is present and customers can expect to receive their bill every three months.

Kogan Energy Solar Plans

Kogan Energy does not offer solar plan options or support for solar installation. On the other hand, Kogan’s plans include competitive solar feed-in tariffs for eligible customers. For more on feed-in tariff rates, read below.

Kogan Energy Solar Feed-In Tariff Rates

In the table provided, you will find the latest solar tariff feed in rates that Kogan Energy offers in Victoria, New South Wales, South Australia, and Queensland.

Solar Feed-in Tariffs

State Minimum Feed-in Tariff (kWh) Maximum Feed-in Tariff (kWh)
NSW 4.00 4.00
VIC 7.00 7.00
SA 2.00 2.00
QLD 3.00 3.00

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Kogan Energy Service Area

Wondering whether Kogan Energy services electricity and gas in your area? The table below showcases both energy and gas plans offered by Kogan Energy. If you want to learn more, our helpful energy experts are on standby to help answer any questions you might have.

State Electricity Gas
NSW Yes No
VIC Yes Yes
ACT No No
TAS No No
SA Yes No
QLD Yes No
NT No No
WA No No

Kogan Energy Online Resources

Kogan Energy offers online account management via their online portal located on their website. Some of the accessible features include:

  • Monitor their energy consumption
  • Manage billing and payment methods
  • Pay any outstanding bills
  • View billing statements
  • Update their personal details

Kogan Energy App

Kogan Energy also has an app for customers looking to manage their account on the go. Some of the features include:

  • Bill Pay
  • Invoice Management
  • Updating Personal Details
  • Account History
  • Monitor your power usage
  • Learn about new power usage trends

Billing and Payment

Kogan Energy offers limited billing options that include, but are not limited to:

  • Direct Debit
  • Credit Card
  • BPay

Need To Get Connected?

To organise a connection, or to compare Kogan Energy rates call us on 1300 232 848 or submit your details to have one of our energy experts help you.

How to Contact Kogan Energy

For general enquiries and billing questions, Kogan Energy offers phone support from Monday to Friday between 8am to 7pm (AEST).

Customers can also send an email or fill out their online enquiry form located on the contact section of their website.

An FAQ page is another resource that can be easily accessed for general answers to commonly asked questions.

Is Kogan Energy Right for Me?

Kogan Energy keeps it simple with its residential flagship electricity and gas plan. With competitive rates, an interactive mobile app, and concessions for eligible customers, Kogan Energy is certainly an intriguing energy retail option.

But before you make your decision, have you checked out the dozens of retailers currently servicing the Australian energy market? Many of them offer discounts and incentives that can potentially save you money annually. Instead of putting more on your plate, let us do the work

for you. Give Electricity Monster a call today and find out how your current rates stack up against our network of partners.

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Disclaimer:

 

This publication reviews Kogan Energy’s plans in VIC, NSW, QLD, SA, ACT, and WA published on their website as of 01/12/2021.

 

Important Points to note are:

 

  • The plans displayed have been taken from the energy fact sheets published on the retailer's website. We do not guarantee that this information is correct or that it applies to every household in Australia. 
  • Comparisons have been made on the peak rates in single rate plans from retailers, plus their daily electricity supply charges.
  • The Citipower network has been used to compare electricity plans, and the Australian Gas network has been used to compare gas plans in Victoria.
  • The Ausgrid network has been used to compare electricity plans, and the Jemena gas network has been used to compare gas plans in NSW.
  • The SA Power Networks network has been used to compare electricity plans, and the Australian Gas network has been used to compare gas plans in Victoria.
  • The Energex network has been used to compare electricity plans, and the Australian Gas network has been used to compare gas plans in QLD.
  • The Evoenergy network has been used to compare electricity plans, and the Jemena gas network has been used to compare gas plans in the ACT.
  • The ACTO network has been used to compare gas plans in WA.
  • The reference price/VDO/GAS comparison will differ based on tariff type and location (distribution area). Your actual energy bill may be significantly different to these estimates if your usage differs from the average amounts used in this calculation. 
  • The information in this blog cannot substitute for legal advice. No financial decisions should be made based on information from this blog.
  • All dollar figures include GST.