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Red Energy Rates for Electricity and Gas Plans

Red Energy rates

Red Energy is one of the better-known energy providers in Australia, retailing gas and electricity to over one million customers alongside its sister company, Lumo Energy. Both Red Energy and Lumo Energy are owned and backed by Snowy Hydro, one of the largest energy generators in the country. If you’re interested in switching to Red Energy, you might be curious how their electricity and gas rates compare to other companies. For more information about Red Energy rates, continue reading below.


Red Energy Rates

Electricity and Gas

Red Energy retails both electricity and gas to Australians in New South Wales, the ACT, Victoria, Queensland, and South Australia.

Red Energy differs a bit from other energy providers in Australia. While other providers have different discounted energy rates depending on the plan you choose, Red Energy rates stay the same no matter which plan you choose. The only difference is the other incentives you might receive.

Below, you can find Red Energy rates for electricity and gas in your state.

Red Energy Electricity Rates

No matter which Red Energy plan you choose, your Red Energy electricity rates will stay the same.

If you’re looking for Red Energy electricity rates for your state, you can find them below.

Red Energy Electricity Rates
  NSW ACT Vic Qld SA
Discount off the Reference Price 16% discount 21% discount 1% discount 10% discount 1% discount
Daily Supply Charge 81.378c/day 85.657c/day 118.283c/day 93.5c/day 90.2c/day
Usage Rates 22.308c to 21.978c/kWh 21.835c/kWh 21.285c/kWh 20.878c/kWh 34.21c/kWh
Estimated Annual Cost $1,167/year $1,645 / yea $1,283/year $1,302/year $1,698/year

*Figures are for illustrative purposes only and don’t compare all products, providers, plan features, offers, or rates. Products are compared like-for-like and any distinctions between products are clearly marked. Not all offers may be available in all locations or distribution networks. Rates based on electricity distributor for the capital city of each state listed (Postcodes: 2000, 2600, 3000, 4000, 5000 respectively). Calculations are based on the reference price. Any offers or estimated costs compared are for example purposes only and may change based on your individual circumstances or habits. Offers and availability are subject to change. Read more about Basic Plan Information here. Valid February 2022.

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Red Energy Gas Rates

Red Energy gas rates don’t change between plans, only the additional incentives and benefits.

If you’re looking for the Red Energy gas rates for your state, you can find them in the table below.

Red Energy Gas Rates
  NSW ACT Vic Qld SA
Daily Supply 65.99c/day 61.59c/day 79.2c/day 82.5c/day 74.8c/day
Usage Rates 2.07c to 3.29c/MJ 2.18c to 3.18c/MJ 1.63c to 2.47c/MJ 2.5c to 5.69c/MJ 1.98c to 4.07c/MJ
Estimated Annual Cost $750/year
48.6MJ/day
$1,270/year
101MJ/day
$1,480/year
150MJ/day
$620/year
18.3MJ/day
$890/year
44.8MJ/day

*Figures are for illustrative purposes only and don’t compare all products, providers, plan features, offers, or rates. Products are compared like-for-like and any distinctions between products are clearly marked. Not all offers may be available in all locations or distribution networks. Rates based on gas provider/a> for the capital city of each state listed (Postcodes: 2000, 2600, 3000, 4000, 5000 respectively). Calculations are based on the averge gas usage. Any offers or estimated costs compared are for example purposes only and may change based on your individual circumstances or habits. Offers and availability are subject to change. Read more about Basic Plan Information here. Valid February 2022.

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Red Energy Plans Explained

As previously mentioned, Red Energy keeps the same rates for each plan available within a certain distribution network, the only difference is the other perks and incentives you could get.

Red Energy has a number of different plans, each with its own benefits. Red Energy plans include everything from perks for electric vehicle owners, free zoo membership, and even additional Qantas points for Qantas members.

Not all Red Energy plans are available everywhere. Here, you can find which Red Energy plans are available for both electricity and gas, in your state.

Red Energy Plans by State
  Living Energy Saver Qantas Red Saver Red EV Saver Red Taronga Flex Red Solar Saver
New South Wales          
ACT          
Victoria          
Queensland          
South Australia          

While we showed Red Energy rates by state above, here you can find out more about which Red Energy Plans are available and what the benefits to each are.

Red Energy Living Energy Saver

Red Energy Living Energy Saver plan offers great rates, but no additional benefits or incentives. Living Energy Saver is the most simple Red Energy plan, with no contract term and no exit fees, plus you get flexible billing and payment options.

Qantas Red Saver

If you have a Qantas membership, Red Energy Qantas Red Saver can score you up to 10,000 additional Qantas points when you sign up per fuel type, plus additional points for every $1 you spend on your gas and electricity bills when you pay on time. In addition, Qantas Red Saver comes with no contract term, no exit fees, and flexible billing and payment options.

Red Energy Rewards and Qantas Red Saver Red Energy has both their internal Red Rewards program, available to all Red Energy customers, and their partnership program with the Qantas Red Saver program. Your Red Energy plan will determine how many additional membership points you might get with Red Energy.

Red EV Saver

The Red EV Plan is only available to customers with a smart meter. Red EV Saver gives you free electricity use between 12pm and 2pm on Saturday and Sunday along with a renewable energy matching promise for every unit of electricity consumed. Red EV Saver also comes with an ongoing contract term, $0 exit fees, and flexible bill payment options.

Red Taronga Flex

Red Taronga Flex is only available in New South Wales and gives customers one Zoo Friends Family Flex annual membership to enjoy the Zoo 365 days a year. Zoo entrance includes one adult and two kids and comes with 10% off food at Taronga cafes and a 15% discount in gift shops. Red Taronga Flex also comes with a renewable matching promise for every unit of electricity used on an ongoing contract, with $0 exit fees.

Red Solar Saver

Red Solar Saver is only available in South Australia and offers a higher solar feed-in tariff for households with solar energy of 18c/kWh for the first 5kWh exported per day. Red Solar Saver also comes with a renewable matching promise, flexible billing and payment options, and an ongoing contract with no exit fees.

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How do Red Energy Rates Work?

Unlike other energy providers in Australia, who offer different rates and discounts depending on the plan you choose, Red Energy rates are done a little differently.

No matter what plan you choose with Red Energy, you will get the same usage and supply charges for your energy. Therefore, Red Energy offers different credits, rewards points, and other incentives depending on the plan you choose. The advantages of Red Energy are that they offer simple plans, extra Qantas points, tariffs for electric vehicle users and free weekend electricity. Red Energy offers incentives for everyone.

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Red Energy Feed-in Tariff Rates

Red Energy has a solar feed-in tariff for households with solar panels in New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, and South Australia. Red Energy feed-in tariffs are not available to households in the ACT.

Red Energy offers a solar energy plan called Red Solar Saver in New South Wales, which gives Red Energy NSW customers a higher feed-in tariff of 18c/kWh for the first 5kWh you export to the grid.

Do you want to see how much you could earn back with a Red Energy feed-in tariff? Find the Red Energy feed-in tariff rates for your state below.

Red Energy Feed-in Tariff by State
State Red Energy Feed-in Tariff
New South Wales 6c/kWh
Red Solar FiT: 18c/kWh first 5kWh exported
Victoria 8c/kWh
Queensland 11.5c/kWh first 5kWh exported
South Australia 3c/kWh

Valid March 2022

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