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Electricity prices have been continuously rising in Australia, and it’s all over the news. Many families & businesses are struggling with these expensive power prices. Electricity Monster is a broker that compares rates from our partners.
Looking for a cheap, reliable gas connection in New South Wales? Regardless of whether you are looking to get your home or your business connected, Electricity Monster can help you find the right provider for your situation. We search rates for you from our database of partner providers, filtering for the top plans with sharper discounts. We will attempt to straighten out any issues you may have regarding your gas connection or try to answer any queries you may have about your existing gas supplier. Depending on availability and where you live in Australia, our expert team of energy brokers could deliver gas at your doorstep for prices you are comfortable to pay.
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Moving into a new property and want to ensure that you have a gas connection to run the stove and water heaters? Electricity Monster can help make that happen. We have the expertise and knowledge of New South Wales’ gas market to sort out most of the problems you may face. A large number of gas suppliers operate in New South Wales, servicing millions of homes and businesses. So how do you choose between them? The availability in your location, attractiveness of their gas plans and billing methods should be carefully considered. No matter what your concerns are, Electricity Monster can make sure that your property gets the best rates we have available. In just the past few years, Electricity Monster has set up over 30,000 energy connections for Australian homes and businesses. Perhaps it’s time to for you to look at Electricity Monster as the smart option to consider before choosing a gas supplier.
Unless you have been living in the wilderness over the last decade, you may have been severely affected by the tremendous increase in energy costs. For Australians who have not seen their wages increase against inflated energy prices, energy poverty is a serious concern. A conversation with us, however, can save your family or business a world of pain!
Don’t hesitate another second! Call us right now on 1300 232 848.
It is absurd that the second-largest exporter of natural gas on the planet needs to import natural gas from other nations. Despite spending about $200 billion over the last decade to become an exporter of gas for energy-hungry Asian economies, Australian governments have neglected the needs of its own citizens. This would be similar to Saudi Arabia needing to shop around for oil.
Since 2016, three brand new export plants have been set up in Australia. This has put a major drain on market supply and caused wholesale prices for gas to nearly triple. The alarms bells went off across Australia as the energy market regulatory body, the AEMO, came out at the end of 2017 with a stunning report saying that the nation is fast approaching a shortage in gas. It was only after government pressure on local plants to ramp up production that the AEMO revised its forecast. Many analysts do not see the crisis averted for long, with demand expected to eclipse supply of gas in a few years.
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The shortage in gas is sparking from falling output in Australia’s current gas reserves as well as a temptation to profit from record-high prices in the Asian natural gas market. As various export plants come online later this year, Australia is expected to overtake Qatar as the number one exporter of gas in the planet.
Australians crushed under enormous gas bills are asking the simple questions the state and federal governments are unable to answer. Firstly, why isn’t gas being sent for exports not being redirected for the need of Australians? Second, why have state governments blocked many gas developments and caused supply to shrink? The desires of a few it seems, have unfortunately overshadowed the needs of the many.
For people in NSW, the inability of the state government to approve a gas plant at Narrabri had been questioned by ex-PM Malcolm Turnbull when he was in power. The Narrabri plant has been on the receiving end of a lot of flack from environmentalists as well as farmers concerned over the water-intensive practice of fracking. For a state constantly hounded by drought conditions, water is worth its weight in gold. Environmentalists also say that fracking can destabilise the Earth’s crust and cause tremors.
Fracking is seeing a ban in Victoria and the Northern Territory. Chemicals used in the process of fracking are banned in NSW, along with coal seam gas (CSG) exploration around houses or farms as it extracts volatile methane from coal beds. The federal government’s ex-Energy Minister Josh Frydenburg has said that fracking output from the Northern Territory itself will supply enough gas to cover any shortfall. Frydenburg has also come out saying that Australians are “starting to pay the price of the states’ gas development bans”.
Increasing gas bills will squeeze the amount of income Australians have at their disposal. At least four gas import projects are waiting for construction in Australia. One of these import terminals is planned in Port Kembla in NSW and is expected to cover about 75% of gas demand in the region. The fact, however, is that there is plenty of gas currently pumping out of Australia to cover any shortfalls in demand, but they are locked up in long-running export contracts. These contracts have led to the situation where in order to cover costs, suppliers have reduced domestic supplies to push up the local gas prices and cover export costs they face. These actions eventually led to a funny situation in the middle of 2016 where Australian gas exported to Japan was 40% cheaper than the gas prices Australians had to pay.
The good news for NSW, however, is that there are gas projects in the pipeline for the Sydney and Clarence-Moreton basins. The worrying state of affairs is that these projects may take years before they’re effective. For thousands of Australians that are facing energy poverty, that’s just too long to wait. An early-2018 study by thinktank Wood Mackenzie anticipated a 30% jump in gas prices in the Australian East Coast over the next five years.
Ultimately what the average Australian consumer would benefit from is improved reliability of supply and stable policies regarding gas importing and exporting. A McKinsey report says that NSW will require close to 130 petajoules (123 billion cubic feet) of natural gas by 2030. Stop-gap solutions need to ignored, for more forward-thinking solutions aiming at ramping up supply in the nation. Initiatives such as a country-wide pipeline that envisions getting low-cost gas supply to high demand states is one such welcome proposal. That idea, however, is still in the study stage and Australians currently, seem to have been deserted by their governments.
With a variety of supply-related problems on the horizon, the future of gas prices looks bleak. Shopping around for better gas deals is in the best strategy if you want to avoid these enormous costs. In a competitive market, better rates are out there. Comparing gas suppliers with Electricity Monster is important, and our energy brokers are here to make that task so much easier!
We have partnerships with some of the most competitive gas retailers in NSW, helping you get the best possible rates that are available to our expert team of Energy Brokers. It is unacceptable that Australians have to face more expensive gas prices at home as gas providers supply gas overseas! As gas bills expand exponentially, the incomes of average Australians are squeezed tighter every year. Electricity Monster is looking to bring about change in this inflated market and get you sharper rates by comparing the rates you are currently paying, with our partner gas retailers. Our team of knowledgeable brokers are working hard to satisfy your business or household gas needs. You know what to do now! Call us right now on 1300 232 848.
- Our mission at Electricity Monster is to provide you with the sharpest residential electricity rates we have based on your tariff & usage.
Unsure about how Electricity Monster works?
Electricity Monster operates as an Energy Broker, ensuring that we can handle all of your needs while getting you some of NSW’s best gas plans. We try to understand your needs first - whether it be getting onto a better plan with more significant discounts or have some unresolved questions about your gas supplier.
Once we have your needs catalogued, our Energy Brokers will find a deal for you that keeps in mind your energy usage, number of members in your household or business or the general location of your property.
Opting for an expert Energy Broker such as Electricity Monster to assist you in wading through a complex marketplace is one of the best ways to find extra savings on your power bill.
We just need your address and name to start comparing the rates of the retailers in our network. Just sit back in comfort as our expert brokers locate the best deal we have available, while also arranging for your connection to being switched. It’s as easy as that.
We ensure that your gas connection is never interrupted and that at the end of your call with us, you may be left better off in a plan which may bring about savings compared to whatever plan you were on beforehand.
If 35,000 satisfied Australians convince you, then take the initiative to make the leap and call Electricity Monster. We are confident that you will be another one of our thousands of happy customers after you enjoy our 100% Free Service.
By location, your gas provider in NSW is - Central Ranges System, Jemena Gas Networks, Wagga Wagga Gas Distribution Network or ActewAGL. But gas suppliers, on the other hand, are many. To go through each of their offerings and discounts is a ton of labour. Instead, opt for our free service and our energy brokers can get everything taken care of in a jiffy.
Electricity Monster compares gas plans of different NSW gas suppliers in an attempt to get you the sharper rates with great discounts. Our partnerships with some of the top, customer- focussed gas suppliers in NSW helps us help you reach a sharper rate and reduce living costs.
With Electricity Monster, you absolutely will not! We identify the precise moment when your old provider will stop providing gas to your property by doing a different reading of your meter. Once we have identified the cut-off point, we will deal with your new gas provider to keep your property connected. Just wait for the welcome pack from your new supplier, and you’re all set.
Absolutely no charge at all. The service we provide for NSW customers is 100% free.
Don’t waste another second, merely have a conversation with our energy brokers on 1300 232 848. Our brokers will iron out the details in as little as 15 minutes!
A gas usage charge is a rate charged by how much gas is used in your property. The more the usage in your property is, the more your property has to pay. We know that a large chunk of your gas spend goes on these charges and that is why we focus on getting you sharper rates on them.
A gas supply charge refers to a fixed rate charged on a daily basis for remaining on a gas supply network. The decision regarding setting gas supply charges rests on the gas retailers and thus is widely different.
Gas tariffs relate to how much you are paying for each unit of energy used. Unlike energy rates, gas tariffs are not subject to time of use charges, i.e., you are charged the same rate regardless of what time of the day you utilise it. If usage increases beyond a certain threshold, however, prices may increase. By seasonality as well, charges may change.
Most discounts provided by gas retailers relate to you making a timely payment before it becomes overdue. As a reward for your promptness almost, you shall receive a sweet discount on your gas bill.
If you opt to have your gas bill directly deducted from your bank account, then you may find yourself eligible for a discount. Along with pay on time discounts, direct debit discounts are commonplace in the gas retailer market off late.
The discount benefit period relates to how long discounts remain in effect. Typically, most discounts have a date of expiration. For homes and businesses, it is vital to stay on top of when the period ends to avoid any nasty surprises. If you see your period is fast expiring, then call Electricity Monster, and we shall get you on a new plan with sharp discounts!
Tough times happen, but it is an emergency state when there are families and employees involved. Energy poverty is faced in a lot of Australian homes. If more Australians took the initiative to compare gas rates, they could be on more affordable rates.
We can help you compare retailers keeping your budgetary needs in mind. We care about the welfare of Australians, so talk to us and listen to our solutions.
Bill smoothing refers to a plan of payment where you make multiple smaller payments more frequently, rather than having a massive bill to pay off. By spreading your payments out more evenly, you can reduce the impact on your budget. Opt for a bill smoothing system with your retailer if you want to avoid any undesired surprises in the mail.
It’s simple really! Pick up your phone and dial us at Electricity Monster on 1300 232 848.
The simple answer is, as often as possible. Retailers are always trying to trump each other and to ensure you are on the best rates around, switching is essential. The easiest way to do this is to call Electricity Monster directly.
If for any reason, after 6 months you are not happy with the retailer we switched you to, then we will set you up with any other retailer of your choosing from our panel and reimburse your exit fees where applicable up to $75 for your electricity and $25 for your gas.
So now you can get a better deal on your electricity & gas with 100% peace of mind. Electricity Monster is 100% FREE SERVICE! Up to $100 protection peace of mind guarantee.