Dodo Power & Gas launched in late 2010 into the Victorian electricity market and in August 2011 launched into the New South Wales and Queensland electricity markets. Dodo has also been awarded energy retailing licenses in SA and ACT so it is expected that they might launch into these other states and territories over the coming year as soon as they are able to complete wholesale supply agreements.
Dodo is aiming to become a one-stop shop for home services by allowing consumers to bundle Home Phone, Internet, Gas and Electricity with a single company.
Dodo Power and Gas is owned by Dodo, an established internet service provider (ISP) and telecommunications (home phone, mobile phone) provider. Dodo is a privately owned Australian company with headquarters in Melbourne.
The deregulation of the Queensland energy market in 2007 has lead to an explosion of choice for Queensland electricity consumers. With so many options available, it can be difficult to know where to start looking for the best deal on energy.
This list will give you some background on electricity providers in Queensland, so you have a better understanding of your options.
The quickest way to find the best electricity plan for you is with GoSwitch, Australia’s leading energy comparison site. Using GoSwitch’s free and impartial service, you can compare electricity providers in Queensland and make the switch today.
The Australian Gas Light Company (AGL) is Australia’s leading energy provider, servicing most Australian states, including Queensland. With over 170 years experience, AGL has been a pioneer in the Australian energy industry.
AGL was the first Australian energy company to provide accredited Green energy, as well as the first to join the world’s first carbon trading exchange in Chicago.
AGL is also Australia’s largest private owner, operator and developer of renewable generation assets, including solar, biomass, geothermal and landfill gas.
In 2007, AGL became the only Australian electricity retailer to be listed as a member of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index – the leading global ranking of sustainability.
Australian Power and Gas (APG) is an Australian-owned company with energy retail licenses in Queensland, NSW, South Australia and Victoria. Although currently only servicing Victorian households, APG has plans to commence retailing in Queensland in the near future.
APG’s ‘greentricity’ program gives customers the choice to have 10%, 50% or 100% of their energy sourced from accredited renewable energy, including solar, wind, water and waste.
- Dodo Power & Gas
Dodo Power & Gas is owned by Dodo established internet service provider (ISP) and telecommunications provider. Dodo is a privately owned Australian company, headquartered in Melbourne.
Dodo Power & Gas was launched into the Queensland energy market in late 2011. Dodo aims to become a “one-stop shop” for home services by offering bundle packages for home phone, Internet, gas and electricity.
EnergyAustralia is one of Australia’s largest energy providers, with origins over 100 years old.
Energy Australia operates one of the largest electricity networks, at around 22,275 square kilometers, and supplies electricity to approximately 1.5 million Australian customers. Although owned by the NSW government, EnergyAustralia also provides electricity in Queensland and most other Australian states.
Energy Australia offers customers a range of green energy options, including 10%, 25%, 50% and 100% GreenPower Accredited plans.
- Ergon Energy
Ergon Energy is a Queensland Government-owned electricity provider, established in 1999.
Servicing over 650,000 residential and business customers throughout regional areas, and employing over 4,000 people, Ergon Energy is a major Queensland company.
Ergon Energy operates an electricity network consisting of over 150,000 kilometers of power lines and over a million power poles, as well as 33 stand-alone power stations supplying electricity to isolated communities not connected to the power grid.
Ergon Energy is one of Australia’s largest purchasers of renewable energy, and is actively investigating alternative energy generation solutions, including solar, wind and geothermal power.
- Origin Energy
Origin Energy has a 140-year year history in oil exploration, power generation and energy retailing in Australia.
One of Australia’s largest energy companies, Origin Energy services over 3 million customers and employs over 4,000 people in Australia, NZ and the Pacific.
Origin Energy generates most of its electricity using gas-fired power and is one of the largest buyers of wind energy in Australia.
- Power Direct
Power Direct recently became a subsidiary of Australian Gas Light (AGL) after seven years in the electricity retail market.
While Power Direct focuses primarily on servicing small to medium businesses in Queensland and throughout most of Australia, their customers range from households to large corporations.
- Queensland Electricity
Queensland Electricity supplies electricity and gas to households and businesses in Queensland.
A subsidiary of Victoria Electricity, Queensland Electricity has been in operation since the deregulation of the electricity market in Queensland in 2007.
Queensland Electricity offers membership rewards through their ‘Eco-Gold’ card system, which provides customers access to a range of special offers on shopping, entertainment and travel.
TRUenergy is one of Australia’s largest energy companies, providing gas and electricity to over 1.3 million household and business customers throughout the country, including Queensland.
Formerly known as TXU, Yallourn Energy and Auspower, TRUenergy is owned by CLP Power Asia, a subsidiary of CLP Group.
TRUenergy is one of Australia’s largest energy companies, providing gas and electricity to over 1.3 million household and business customers throughout the country.
TRUenergy is committed to several projects for the long term reduction of greenhouse emissions, including the construction of a gas-fired power station at Tallawarra in NSW and the development of a solar power station using photovoltaic cells.