Business energy tariffs and contracts

What you need to know about business energy tariffs and contracts

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A guide to business energy tariffs and contracts

Last updated April 2, 2024
Written by Tiana Lee-Collins
Reviewed by Meredith O'Brien

Understanding the basics of SME energy

What is a small to medium business?

What is an energy contract?

What are business energy tariffs?

About business energy tariffs

Which business electricity tariff am I on?

Which business gas tariff am I on?

Important to know

Who can choose their business electricity retailer?

Will I have to pay a fee to break my contract?

What happens if I switch my electricity or gas retailer?

Do all energy contracts have a cooling-off period in Australia?

Meet our energy expert, Meredith O’Brien

Meredith O'Brien
Head of Energy

As the Head of Energy at Compare the Market, Meredith O’Brien believes in educating Australian customers about the everchanging gas and electricity market so they can adjust their energy usage habits and get the most out of their energy plans.

Meredith has six years within the energy industry, following 15 years of experience in financial services and is currently studying a Master of Business Administration. Meredith is a dedicated customer advocate who is passionate about empowering Australians to find the right products to suit their needs by removing the confusion from comparing.