New South Wales is the largest electricity market in Australia with over 3 million residential customers and over 350,000 business customers. Three distributors look after the NSW electricity supply:

  • Ausgrid
  • Endeavour Energy
  • Essential Energy

Electricity retailers are companies that sell or retail electricity directly to consumers and/or businesses. Retailers do not necessarily own any wires and poles, they simply purchase electricity wholesale and resell it to the end consumer.

Switchwise compares plans from the following retailers in NSW:

It is important to note that in some cases not all products offered by each supplier are compared.  The percentage of products compared varies from supplier to supplier.

If you would like to understand more about the regulations that sit around electricity pricing in NSW, we would suggest having a look at the IPART website.