Energy doesn’t need to be so complicated, especially when it comes to figuring out how much you’re going pay. We’ll give you the full lowdown on the different types of discounts used in the energy industry and what they mean.

Remember, with amaysim, you won't need to worry about trying to work out any discount information; we simply let our great-value rates do the talking.


how energy discounts work

discount off usage

This is based off how much energy you’ve used in a billing cycle. It’s one of the most common discounts around.

discount off supply

Your usage may increase or decrease from month to month, but you’ll still be charged a fixed daily rate for energy supply. Few providers offer a discount off supply, but we’re stoked to say we do.

pay on time discounts

Pay on or before your electronic bill is due and save – simple, right? This discount applies to many energy plans, so make sure you make the most of it.

Feed-in tariffs from excess solar

Solar panels can’t store extra power, so if you don’t use all the energy your solar panels generate it’ll be sent back to the power grid. The awesome news? Your energy provider can pay you for that excess energy.

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our simple tips for comparing energy discounts

check the discount & usage and supply rates

When you’re weighing up your energy options, look at both the discounted amount and usage and supply rates to secure the best deal for your home. You need to compare both usage and supply rates (and whether discounts apply to one, or both of these rates). Don’t make the common mistake of signing up to what sounds like a big discount without understanding the base rate you’ll get charged.

find out if the discount has an expiry date, if any

Energy prices differ from between distributors and also from state to state. Most Australian states have deregulated electricity markets, meaning that suppliers (like us) dictate the pricing rather than state governments. Do your research and see what applies for your home state.