Compare Red Energy Plans

Compare Red Energy plans

Owned by Snowy Hydro, Red Energy has some of the most attractive sign-up incentives across the energy space.

If you’re considering signing up for Red Energy plans, contact us at Compare Energy and we’ll help you find the right plan and get you connected.

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About Red Energy


With its Australia-based customer support team and options, Red Energy is known for its customer service reputation and its plans exclusive to electric vehicle owners.


Red Energy partners with Qantas, so customers will pocket 10,000 Frequent Flyer points for signing up to electricity plans and 5,000 for signing up to gas plans. You can even gain extra points for paying your bills on time.
ProsCons

✅100% Australian owned

✅Refer a friend program

✅Electric vehicle owners can access free electricity use at the weekends between 12pm - 2pm

✅Frequent Flyer points with Qantas on the Qantas Red Saver plan

✅No lock-in contracts

✅Opt-in Carbon neutral & GreenPower 

❌App doesn’t allow plan management

❌Doesn’t cater to NT, TAS or WA

❌No pay-on-time discounts

❌Some of the Red Energy tariffs are on the higher side compared to other retailers

❌Fixed rates are not available


Red Energy electricity and gas plans

If you're thinking about switching to Red Energy plans, take a look at the table below to check whether it offers the plan you need in your state:


StateEnergyGas
NSW✅ ✅ 
VIC✅ ✅ 
QLD✅ ✅ 
SA✅ ✅ 
ACT✅ ✅ 
WA
TAS


Red Energy offers residential gas and electricity products with no exit fees, great rates and no contract terms. It is 100% carbon neutral and Climate Active certified, so environmentally-conscious customers should take note.

There are no available plans in WA, TAS or NT.

Red Energy plans come with a range of features, and those plans include:


Living Energy Saver (VIC, NSW, SA, QLD, ACT)

With variable rates on this plan, prices can change. However, there are no lock-in contracts so customers are free to switch. Other features include:

  • No contract terms
  • Solar feed-in tariff - rates differ per state
  • No exit fees
  • eBilling options
  • Renewable matching promise
  • Cooling off period
  • Available for both new and existing customers
  • Flexible payment options

Customers in Victoria can also enjoy free standard house moves for both electricity and gas, and NSW and ACT residents are given the $500 Power on Promise when they move.


Qantas Red Saver

Similar to the Living Energy Saver plan, the Qantas Red Saver offers two Qantas Frequent Flyer points for every $1 spent on energy bills. Other features include:

  • Earn 10,000 bonus Qantas Points when you choose electricity plans
  • Earn 5,000 bonus Qantas Points when you choose gas plans
  • Earn 2 points per $1 when you pay on time for both gas and electricity
  • Free Qantas Frequent Flyer membership, valued at $99.50
  • No exit fees
  • eBilling options available
  • Flexible payment options
  • Cooling off period
  • Available for new or existing customers
  • Solar feed-in tariff - varies per state

NSW and ACT residents can enjoy $500 Power on Promise with VIC residents getting free standard house moves for electricity or gas when they are moving home.


Red BCNA Saver

On this plan, Red Energy promises to contribute $5 a month to the Breast Cancer Network Australia. Other features include:

  • No contract term
  • Solar feed-in tariffs - varies per state
  • No exit fees
  • eBilling options
  • Renewable matching promise
  • Flexible payment options
  • Cooling off period
  • Available for new and existing customers

VIC customers will get free standard moves for gas and electricity, too.


Red Taronga Flex (NSW only)

This is an exclusive NSW-only plan offering a partnership between Red Energy and Taronga Zoo. Customers get a 12-month pass for one adult and two children for the Zoo. Other features include:

Chances to win the 'Ultimate Wildlife Experience' just for paying your electricity bills on time

  • No contract terms
  • Solar feed-in tariffs
  • No exit fees
  • $500 Power on Promise when you move
  • eBilling available
  • Flexible payment options
  • Cooling off period
  • For new and existing customers


Red EV Saver

This plan is exclusive to customers who own a smart meter and electric vehicle.

Customers benefit from free electricity use between 12pm and 2pm on weekends. Red Energy also offers a renewable energy matching promise, adding a unit of renewable energy to the grid on the customer's behalf for every unit consumed.

Other features include:

  • Exclusively available to electric vehicle owners
  • No contract term
  • No exit fees
  • Solar feed-in tariffs
  • eBilling available
  • Flexible payment options
  • Cooling off period
  • Available for new and existing customers

VIC customers will benefit from free standard house moves for electricity and gas when moving home and NSW and ACT get the $500 Power on Promise on this plan.


Standing Offer

This plan is a basic plan offered by Red Energy. Features include:

  • Red's Standing Offer for gas
  • Red's Standing Offer for electricity
  • No contract term
  • Solar feed-in tariffs
  • No exit fees
  • eBilling available
  • Flexible payment options
  • Available for new and existing customers

Customers in Victoria also gain free standard house moves for electricity and gas when moving home, and access to the Victorian Default Offer (VDO) for electricity.


Red Energy solar plans

Solar customers can sign up to the Red Solar Saver. This plan is available for customers in NSW and QLD and credits customers for the electricity exported to the grid. Features include:

  • Solar feed-in tariffs - varies by state
  • No contract terms
  • No exit fees
  • eBilling available
  • Flexible payment options
  • Cooling off period
  • Available for new and existing customers
  • $500 Power on Promise (NSW only)


Billing information

Red Energy offers customers the choice of how to make a payment. At present, you can pay:

  • Online
  • Via phone
  • BPAY options
  • Centrepay
  • Via cheque
  • In person at the Post Office

Red Energy also offers EvenPay, a payment plan option to spread the cost of energy bills using the Direct Debit facility.

Customers who need to split bills can also use the HelpPay facility, turning bills into a virtual link to be shared among family members or housemates.

On all Red Energy plans, customers can choose to have their bills sent via Post or email.


Switching to Red Energy

Switching to Red Energy from your current provider is easy with Compare Energy. Just call us at 1300 613 951, and we'll help you choose the right Red Energy plan.

We'll also guide you through the sign-up process and answer any questions you have about Red Energy's plans. It's a simple transition with Compare Energy.


Compare Red Energy plans with Compare Energy

At Compare Energy, our goal is to assist you in finding the ideal Red Energy plan. It's as easy as entering your postcode into our search tool, which will immediately show you the best Red Energy plans in your location.

We prioritise affordability while maintaining the quality you deserve. Contact Compare Energy today to learn more about how you can switch.


Red Energy FAQs


Does Red Energy offer concessions?

There are concession options for eligible customers depending on their state/territory. Contact Red Energy to find out more.


What is the renewable matching promise?

Red Energy makes a commitment to support renewable energy in Australia. It pledges to match electricity usage units and a unit of renewable energy is added to the grid on the customer's behalf.


Is the EvenPay option worth it?

If customers want to have the convenience and predictability of evenly spreading the cost of their plans, EvenPay is the best option for that. This way, you pay based on an estimate for the year and don't have to worry about fluctuating bills.


Is the rewards program still active?

No, the Red Energy Rewards Program ceased in July 2022 for new customers. Existing customers, however, still benefit from it.


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