Electricity Connection QLD

If you are moving house to a new property or rental property, you will need to connect the power. GoSwitch partners with leading electricity and gas retailers offering cost-effective new connections and urgent electricity connections in Qld.

    Fast Electricity Connection in QLD

    Queensland is a huge state with complex electricity supply networks. Major regional distributors include Energex and Ergon Energy, while local electricity retailers include Energy Australia, Origin Energy, AGL, and Dodo, to name a few.

    By partnering with trusted energy companies, GoSwitch is in a position to deliver fast electricity connections in Qld and offer you lower electricity prices. Use the famous GoSwitch energy price comparison tool to locate regional distributors and energy retailers that suit your style. To get electricity connected quickly to your new home, you can trust GoSwitch.

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    Process of getting your power connected

    GoSwitch can help you coordinate the disconnection of your existing service and connection of your new service in Qld, NSW, and other Australian states and territories. Information your energy retailer will require includes:

    • Your new address
    • The date you want to schedule power disconnection/connection
    • Your contact details (phone, email, post)
    • Any concessions or rebates you are eligible for

    Fees you may incur when moving

    When you move to a new home or rental property, you will likely be charged a disconnection/reconnection fee. Electricity and gas connection fees in Qld are established by energy retailers and can vary depending on your location and energy requirements. If switching to a new retailer, there may be an early exit fee associated with your current contract. GoSwitch price comparison is the first step in getting maximum savings on your new energy deal.

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    Selecting the best electricity supplier for you

    A GoSwitch electricity price comparison search will find the best available deals for your postcode. If you are a residential customer or small business customer in Qld, you can locate unbeatable deals in three simple steps.

    1. Make an energy usage profile for your home
    2. Compare offers and plans using the GoSwitch price comparison service
    3. Accept an offer and start saving with your first electricity bill

    Factors to consider when connecting to a new plan

    There is a lot to consider before connecting with a new electricity plan. An independent price comparison search can only take you so far. The GoSwitch alternative will show you how to compare offers and plans for the best available deal. New home, rental property, and small business savings opportunities include:

    Rate per kilowatt-hour (kW/h): The hourly rate (tariff) for electricity usage

    Daily supply charges: Tariffs from regional distribution networks

    Fixed-price usage: The same usage rate for electricity 24/7

    Time-of-use: Changing tariffs according to the time of day (peak, shoulder, and off-peak)

    Controlled load: Tariffs for stand-alone appliances, such as a hot water cylinder

    Sign-up incentive: A discount incentive for switching to a new energy contract

    Exit fees: A fee for early termination of your current contract

    You should give your current provider notice if you are changing to another energy deal to ensure a smooth transition and final bill payment.

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    Same-day residential electricity new work connections

    It is advisable to give your energy retailer at least three business days notice if you require a new home or business connection. However, this isn’t always possible, so GoSwitch partners with highly-regarded energy providers who offer same-day connections. There are additional costs associated with urgent connections, and your GoSwitch energy expert can provide all the information required and show you how to get electricity connected urgently for a cost-effective switch.

    Setting up an electricity connection for your business premises

    Small business energy plans in Brisbane and other south-east Queensland regions are a GoSwitch specialty. We offer plans with tariffs well below the market average, along with supply charges and usage charges that can be adapted to peak, shoulder, and off-peak times for additional savings.

    GoSwitch is the favourite electricity price comparison service for regional Queensland for all the right reasons, including our ability to investigate every means of saving you money from your very first bill until the end of your contract.

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    Switching retailers – finding the best network for you

    GoSwitch is the go-to service when switching electricity and gas retailers in Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania. Our electricity network partners include:

    • Energy Australia
    • Origin Energy
    • AGL
    • Dodo
    • Sumo
    • 1st Energy
    • Blue NRG
    • OVO
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    Checklist questions for getting your electricity connected

    Queensland is served by a number of well-known electricity retailers. Customers in Brisbane and other parts of South-East Queensland locate great deals using the GoSwitch energy price comparison tool. Here are some questions worth asking if you are considering the switch to a new electrical contractor.

    • Does the plan offer low usage rates?
    • How do the supply charges compare to other Queensland energy plans?
    • Does the plan offer savings compared to the reference price?
    • Is there a fixed contract or exit fee for early plan termination?
    • Are there additional discounts available?
    • Are the discounts for the lifetime of the contract?
    • Does the plan include options for solar power and renewable energy?
    • Are there additional sign-up incentives and savings opportunities?
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    Finding the best plan for your new electricity connection

    With GoSwitch, you can compare electricity deals online, from the comfort of your own home. In addition, you can speak with a qualified energy expert for advice and assistance every step of the way. Here’s how to get started using GoSwitch.

    • Enter your postcode
    • Enter your use of solar panels for feed-in tariffs
    • State your preference: electricity, gas, or a bundle deal
    • Select your property type (home or small business)
    • Create an energy usage profile for your home or small business

    The GoSwitch system works in real-time to locate the best power deals for your postcode. GoSwitch can help if you have any questions.

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    FAQs about Electricity Connection QLD

    There are a lot of electricity service providers in Qld, and competition is strong. It’s important to tailor the deal to suit your home and lifestyle to get maximum value for money.

    Generally, the builder or developer will organise an electricity connection. If you are managing the build with a hands-on approach, here are the steps to take.

    • Apply for an electricity connection. It can take up to four weeks to provide a quote for complex builds.
    • Complete the Connection Application form and receive a cost estimate or formal quote.
    • Pay the invoice prior to work commencing for timely service.

    The cost can range from zero to over $50, depending on the service and provider. Your GoSwitch energy expert has all the pricing information you need.

    Use the GoSwitch service for fast connection. We can assist every step of the way to ensure you get the most suitable deal and best price for your home or small business.