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International electricity price comparisons

International electricity price comparisons

Australian retail household electricity prices in the National Electricity Market are the lowest they have been for eight years and are the 10th lowest of the 38 OECD countries, according to analysis undertaken by the Australian Energy Council.

BY Australian Energy Council Feb 03 2022
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: Energy Made Easy

It's easy to switch: Energy Made Easy

Switching to a new energy offer is easy and it can save you money. Energy Made Easy is a free independent site for households in New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania and the ACT it makes comparing your bill fast.

BY Australian Energy Council 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
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
Consumer groups and energy industry take new approach to support

Consumer groups and energy industry take new approach to support

The peak body for energy retailers, the Australian Energy Council, energy companies and a broad range of consumer advocates have undertaken a unique collaboration to develop Best Practice for Energy Retailer Assistance .

BY Australian Energy Council Jun 22 2021
ABC News report on the removal of COVID protections

ABC News report on the removal of COVID protections

ABC report on energy debt as COVID protections are removed. Features AEC Chief Executive Sarah McNamara.

BY AEC Apr 07 2021
ABC News, New electricity price data report

ABC News, New electricity price data report

ABC News report on new electricity price data. Featuring AEC Chief Executive Sarah McNamara, the message from industry and advocates is to shop around for a competitive deal.

BY AEC Feb 17 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
Energy retailers continue to provide support

Energy retailers continue to provide support

Energy retailers are continuing to provide support to households and small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Australian Energy Council said today.

BY AEC Oct 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 Campaign: Helping You Stay On Track

Energy Campaign: Helping You Stay On Track

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

BY AEC Sep 08 2020
Deferral decision acknowledgement of emerging retail risks

Deferral decision acknowledgement of emerging retail risks

The Australian Energy Council has backed the decision by the Australian Energy Market Commission to extend network charge deferrals by six months.

BY AEC Aug 06 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 industry help for customers in lockdown

Energy industry help for customers in lockdown

With households and businesses continuing to be impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly in Victoria, the Australian Energy Council wants the community to know help is available.

BY AEC Jul 08 2020
Retailers delivering for customers under challenging circumstances

Retailers delivering for customers under challenging circumstances

The latest independent assessment of retail energy competition highlights that steps taken by retailers to simplify billing and provide better information and value are delivering positive outcomes for customers.

BY AEC Jun 30 2020
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