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Helping you get a better energy deal

Helping you get a better energy deal

It doesn't matter if you are an industry expert or a complete novice, if you haven't checked your offer recently, you can save money by comparing your energy bill and finding the best deal for your needs.

BY Australian Energy Council Nov 25 2021
Support available for energy customers

Support available for energy customers

Energy retailers have launched a fresh campaign to raise awareness amongst households and small businesses of the support available if they are experiencing financial difficulties due to COVID-19 or other reasons.

BY AEC Nov 24 2021
It's easy to switch: Victorian Energy Compare

It's easy to switch: Victorian Energy Compare

Switching to a new energy offer is easy and it can save you money. If you live in Victoria, visit Victorian Energy Compare a free, independent site that makes comparing your bill fast.

BY Australian Energy Council Nov 24 2021
Campaign to highlight steps to avoid estimated power bills

Campaign to highlight steps to avoid estimated power bills

The Australian Energy Council has launched a campaign to alert customers of steps to help avoid estimated bills which can occur when a property's electricity meter can't be physically read.

BY Australian Energy Council Nov 22 2021
Positive measures outlined in EV plan

Positive measures outlined in EV plan

The Federal Government's plan to encourage more Australians to buy electric vehicles (EVs) is a further step forward towards our net zero emissions target, the Australian Energy Council said today.

BY AEC Nov 09 2021
Energy customers can save by shopping around

Energy customers can save by shopping around

The Victorian Energy Market report released by the Essential Services Commission only highlights how important it is for customers to speak to their retailer so they can get a better deal, the Australian Energy Council said today.

BY AEC Jun 29 2021
Energy companies trusted to deliver for customers

Energy companies trusted to deliver for customers

The peak body for energy retailers, the Australian Energy Council, has welcomed new consumer data that shows most households consider their power company is providing them with a value for money service.

BY AEC Jun 23 2021
Competitive market deals remain the cheapest

Competitive market deals remain the cheapest

While the announcement of lower regulated electricity prices is welcome news, customers have been urged to continue to shop around for even cheaper competitive deals from their energy retailer.

BY AEC Apr 27 2021
Further power bill relief on the horizon: Independent report

Further power bill relief on the horizon: Independent report

An independent report has predicted power bills will continue to fall as new generation capacity enters the National Electricity Market.

BY AEC Dec 21 2020
Industry pandemic response recognised

Industry pandemic response recognised

The Australian Energy Council has welcomed recognition of the assistance energy retailers have provided to customers impacted by COVID-19.

BY AEC Nov 30 2020
Customers benefit from market deals

Customers benefit from market deals

The latest independent review of the competitive retail market reinforces that electricity customers on market deals are enjoying significant savings compared to those on default offers.

BY AEC Oct 19 2020
Energy support available for customers

Energy support available for customers

As households and businesses continue to be impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, energy retailers say a broader government and energy sector consideration is needed.

BY AEC Jul 28 2020
Energy Data Right to foster competition

Energy Data Right to foster competition

Giving consumers greater access to their energy data will help foster competition and assist households and businesses to get the most out of the competitive market, the energy industry said today.

BY AEC Jun 29 2020

Support measures to help households in Victoria

The Victorian Government's support for households who may be struggling with their power bills is a welcome initiative and energy retailers stand ready to assist those having difficulties.

BY AEC May 13 2020

Assistance available for energy customers

Following the release of the Statement of Expectations from the market regulator the Australian Energy Council (AEC) reconfirmed its members' commitment to assist customers experiencing financial distress.

BY AEC Mar 27 2020

Victorian electricity market review highlights progress

The Australian Energy Council has welcomed the release of a new assessment of Victoria's electricity retail market that acknowledges the improvements undertaken by retailers.

BY AEC Nov 29 2019

VDO decision highlights benefit of competitive electricity deals

The Victorian Default Offer (VDO) set by the Essential Services Commission and commencing on 1 January 2020 is a reasonable reflection of actual cost pressures on electricity retailers.

BY AEC Nov 25 2019

Competitive market continues to deliver best value for customers

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission's report into the retail electricity market reinforces that competitive market deals continue to offer the greatest value to consumers and that retailers have been responding positively to market changes.

BY AEC Sep 16 2019

Energy data right will support competition

Giving consumers greater access to their energy data will help foster further competition and help energy users get the most out of the competitive market, according to energy retailers.

BY AEC Sep 12 2019

Never a better time to find a cheaper energy deal

The energy industry welcomes the introduction of a comparison tool that makes it easier to assess energy deals in the market.

BY AEC Jul 01 2019
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