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Frequently asked questions

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Energy Made Easy beta is now live

Energy Made Easy beta will showcase three improved ways to find energy plans. We will ask you different questions to guide your search.June 20, 2023

What do I need to get started?

We will need to ask you some questions about your household or small business and your energy usage. First, you need to tell us what type of plan you are looking for and where you are located. It is a good idea to have a recent bill in front of you as this may help you answer some of the questions that follow. We can provide more personalised results if you tell us about your energy usage.June 24, 2022

Do you really have every plan covered?

Yes. Energy companies (retailers) are required by law to provide us with data for every plan they make available to most customers. This may include plans with special conditions that you need to meet, to be able to take up a plan. If this is the case, our plan information documents will list any conditions that the retailer has specified.June 24, 2022

How can I get access to the Energy Made Easy plan data?

The AER does not provide access to the Energy Made Easy plan data in a machine readable format via an API or other file based delivery methods. This data is collected from energy retailers by the AER, under information gathering powers in the National Energy Retail Law. As a result, the AER is prevented by law and regulations from releasing or broadly sharing this data.November 18, 2021

Can bills from all retailers be uploaded to Energy Made Easy?

Consumers and businesses are now able to complete an energy plan search on Energy Made Easy by uploading a PDF bill for more personalised results. Here is a list of the retailers whose bills we have tested and can confirm are supported by our website.March 14, 2021

Can I get information on Energy Made Easy in another language?

Yes, you can. You can choose to translate all of the content on Energy Made Easy into one of 33 languages. There is an 'English' button next to the search field in the top right-hand corner of every page on Energy Made Easy. If you click on the arrow in the button, you will see a drop-down list of the languages that are available. December 10, 2020

How can I contact an energy retailer?

We've compiled a list of all the energy retailers that have gas and electricity plans in Energy Made Easy and their contact details.November 30, 2020

How do I filter my results to show what's important to me?

When you search for an energy plan on Energy Made Easy, you might find as many as 300 plans in your suburb, depending on where you live! So how can you reduce your search results so you can find the right plan for you? We show you how to filter your results by what is important to you.November 23, 2020