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Sunshine Coast electricity providers offer highly competitive prices for homes and small businesses. If you are looking to upgrade to a better energy provider plan, search with GoSwitch to locate great deals from Sunshine Coast electricity providers.

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    Electricity Suppliers

    Sunshine Coast electricity is deregulated and independently priced. Competitive electricity suppliers strive for an advantage, and the GoSwitch electricity comparison service is the accurate way to compare electricity plans and make an informed decision. The entire process takes only a few minutes in three simple steps, with potential for big savings on annual power bills.
    1. Get started: Make an energy usage profile of your household residential or business electricity use. This should include peak and off-peak electricity usage plus your overall energy usage during the billing cycle.
    2. Compare the deals: At GoSwitch, We use precise comparison technology. We compare the deals, investigate savings, and crunch the numbers to get the results you are looking for.
    3. Set up and save: If you decide to accept a better electricity offer from your current retailer or new electricity supplier, GoSwitch will help you set up the account for a smooth transition.

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    Times have changed in the Australian energy market. Savvy homeowners, business owners, and renters all have the opportunity to choose their own electricity retailer. Switching to a better deal is fast and convenient, and it makes sense to re-evaluate your energy plan annually to make sure you are getting the best possible deal.
    Brisbane, the Sunshine Coast, and other parts of South-East Queensland are spoilt for choices from well-known Australian electricity providers. GoSwitch is Australia’s favourite energy price comparison service for all the right reasons, and we can review different electricity providers for you, absolutely free of charge.

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    Choosing your energy supplier in the Sunshine Coast

    Queenslanders expect value for money when it comes to paying energy bills. New customers are supported by the Australian Energy Regulator (AER) price controls and retailers who consistently offer electricity and natural gas deals below the market offer.

    Simply by entering your postcode into the powerful GoSwitch search engine, you get real-time access to the latest deals from highly regarded energy companies. GoSwitch partners include:

    Energy Australia: A major electricity supplier in South-East Australia. Energy Australia assists customers who want to reduce power consumption and pay less for power bills.

    AGL: A well-known energy provider with a 184-year history of delivering gas, electricity and telecommunications services to customers nationwide.

    Dodo: A leading Australian energy retailer, Dodo is fully integrated with electricity, gas, and internet services.

    1st Energy: 1st Energy has been offering great power deals since 2014, and the future looks bright.

    Powerdirect: Powerdirect customers appreciate flexible energy plans for homes and businesses, and the great rates keep on coming for customers in Qld.

    Blue NRG: Blue NRG is the go-to electricity supplier for small and medium-sized businesses looking for a tailored energy approach.

    OVO: Launched in 2009, OVO offers 100% renewable energy as a standard. This company is appreciated by Australians searching for carbon-neutral energy options.

    Sumo: Sumo is proudly Australian owned and delivers flexible no lock-in contracts. Sumo is dedicated to uncovering savings opportunities on your power bills.

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    About the energy market

    Deregulation of electricity supply has opened up new opportunities in Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, Tasmania, and the ACT. Competition is fierce, and new customers are the big winners.

    Independent electricity retailers purchase energy from large regional electricity providers before on-selling the electricity to consumers. Electricity retailers are responsible for your connection to the grid, management of billing, and the kW/h price you pay for electricity. GoSwitch will investigate every means to get a better energy deal for you.

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    Government rebates offered

    Powering a home with all the mod-cons isn’t always cheap, although there are lots of ways you can fine-tune your power use. Sunshine State pensioners and seniors may be eligible for:

    • the Electricity Rebate – $340.85 per year (GST inclusive)
    • the Reticulated Natural Gas Rebate – $74.92 per year (GST inclusive).

    Rebates are available to people who have any of the below:

    • • Queensland Seniors Card
    • • Services Australia Pensioner Concession Card
    • • Services Australia Health Care Card* (Electricity Rebate only)
    • • Department of Veterans’ Affairs Gold Card (and receive the War Widow/er Pension or special rate TPI Pension)
    • • Asylum seeker status—residents will need to provide their ImmiCard details (Electricity Rebate only).

    * This includes holders of a Low-Income Health Care Card and Ex-Carer Allowance (Child) Health Care Card.

    Speak to a GoSwitch energy expert regarding rebates and discounts available to you.

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    Electricity tariffs explained

    Electricity charges (tariffs) are a combination of fixed daily supply charges and variable usage charges. Here are a few ways to adapt tariffs and trim energy bills according to your household, business, and lifestyle.

    Single rate electricity tariffs: The kW/h rate remains the same regardless of the time of day.

    Time of use electricity tariffs: Peak, shoulder, and off-peak rates adjust at different times of the day.

    Controlled load tariffs: This rate applies to stand-alone appliances, such as a hot water cylinder, that can be separately metered.

    In addition, electricity retailers in Maroochydore, Noosa, and other South-East Queensland regions offer a wide range of discounts and renewable energy rebates.

    Conditional discounts: These discounts apply when conditions are met, such as on-time bill payment.

    Guaranteed discounts: These discounts apply for the entire contract term, without the need to meet additional conditions.

    Choosing the right electricity supplier on the Sunshine Coast can result in significantly cheaper energy costs. Take advantage of the GoSwitch comparison service for energy plan savings.

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    Choosing the right electricity retailer for you

    At GoSwitch, we locate real savings from electricity suppliers on the Sunshine Coast. We look for Queensland electricity pricing advantages offered by trusted retailers. Here are some questions worth asking your GoSwitch consultant.

    • • Are there incentives to stay with my current energy retailer?
    • • What incentives are offered by other retailers?
    • • Are there conditions attached to the incentives?
    • • Are the incentives for the lifetime of the contract?
    • • What happens to my account when incentives expire?
    • • Do discounts and incentives apply to the entire bill?
    • • Are there exit fees for early termination of the contract?
    • • Which plan offers greater flexibility for my specific needs?
    • • Can I combine electricity & gas in a bundle deal?
    • • Does the retailer buy back solar energy?
    • • Are there other renewable energy options?
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    The Queensland Government and Australian Energy Regulator oversee a fair playing field for energy retailers in regional Queensland areas. Well-known companies such as Origin Energy and Ergon Energy offer wide-ranging energy deals, while some newer providers such as Locality Planning Energy (LPE) offer electricity services for embedded networks in apartments and townhouses.

    You can also streamline your electricity and gas plans with smart meters that allow you to take your own meter reading. A smart meter provides detailed electrical usage analytics in real-time, or at predetermined intervals, with advantages that include:

    • • Detailed feedback regarding energy use and average bill
    • • Information for adjusting energy usage habits and lowering electricity bills
    • • Reducing the number of blackouts and system failures

    Renewable Energy – Is it worth it?

    Solar energy can power a lot of Qld electricity needs. In addition, energy retailers on the Sunshine Coast and Gold Coast buy electricity back to be used in the grid. Going solar can help you cut down on energy costs in sunny Queensland. GoSwitch will identify energy rebates from electricity suppliers and distributors, and factor renewable energy in as part of a carbon-neutral electricity plan.

    After the initial start-up cost, renewable energy will lower monthly bills, with solar ultimately paying for itself over time. Here are some reasons to consider solar power.

    • • Save on monthly bills
    • • Sell energy back to the grid with feed-in tariffs
    • • Solar power energy can be used or sold, with zero wasted
    • • Become less reliant on the grid
    • • High-quality solar panels can last for 25 years of service
    • • A solar power system increases your home’s resale value
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    Comparing Energy Plans made easy with GoSwitch

    It is important to understand your energy usage to take advantage of competitive energy prices. Electricity rates and electricity deals are constantly changing in the highly competitive environment. When comparing energy plans with GoSwitch, it’s a good idea to factor in your specific household energy use. Things to consider include:

    • • The number of appliances in your home
    • • The efficiency of the appliances
    • • The age of the appliances
    • • The number of people in your home
    • • The size of your home
    • • The location of your home
    • • Age of residents
    • • Household income
    • • Home use: busy or quiet?
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    FAQs About Electricity Suppliers In The Sunshine Coast

    Electricity prices are constantly changing in the deregulated Queensland energy market. A GoSwitch price comparison search is the fast way to locate the latest deals from trusted Queensland electricity providers.

    Every electricity provider offers special contract incentives. At GoSwitch, we realise that every home and business deal is different, and the best electricity provider is the one that perfectly suits your specific needs.

    The choices are all yours, and you can find out online from the comfort of your own home. We provide a powerful price comparison search service 100% free of charge and allow you to compare plans and make the switch to a new contract with confidence.

    In the past, people struggled for hours or days in a complex and confusing price comparison search. Today, GoSwitch performs the same task in just a few minutes. Simply enter your postcode, make an energy usage profile, and get great electricity supplier deals in real-time. You can switch anytime, and the savings are all yours to keep.