Electricity Connection: SA & Adelaide

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Fast Residential or Business Electricity Connection in South Australia and Adelaide

The South Australian electricity market is a completely deregulated market, giving power companies the ability to charge you any electricity prices they like. There are seven electricity and four gas suppliers for service in SA to choose from. Meaning that if you are looking to connect your new home or business in SA, then you must do your research!

The good news is that ElectricityWizard is here to help you navigate through all the rates, fees, charges, terms and conditions, so you can compare, select, and save on your energy bills and saving you time.

How Quickly Can Your Power and Gas Be Connected in SA?

The South Australia market has only one electricity distribution network:

  • ETSA

ETSA (Electricity Trust of South Australia) is the owner of all the poles, wires, and meters and is responsible for fixing any electricity faults and connecting new homes to the power grid. Typically, ETSA requires at least 1-2 business days to provide a power connection at a nominal cost. However, if you have an urgent power connection requirement, a same day fuel injection is possible at a higher cost.

Electricity and Gas Connection Fees for South Australia and Adelaide

The fees for an electricity connection in South Australia will depend on three factors:

  1. The timeframe you have allocated to move in.
  2. The distributor that looks after the meters in your area.
  3. The type of connection. (i.e. Is there a meter currently there, or has it been removed?)

To learn more about how much your power connection will cost, call the move in department of ElectricityWizard on 1300 359 779 and speak with an energy consultant today. They will explain all the specific fees and charges to get your power connected and find you the most suitable option.

Cooling Off Period for Connection: Can I Change My Mind?

In South Australia, the legal timeframe required to be given if you change your mind when moving home or business is five business days, during which you may cancel any agreements at no cost to you. We advise you to select the right supplier upfront as it will save you many headaches down the line.

Selecting the Best Electricity Supplier for Your Electricity Connection in SA

Multiple factors that help you to select the energy supplier that best meets your needs in SA and Adelaide:

  1. Rates: Your usage rates and your supply charge fall into this category.
  2. Discounts: This is usually measured in the form of a percentage or credit to your bill.
  3. Protection: Will the supplier provide you with a cap on rate rises? If not, avoid them at all costs.
  4. Contract Length: How long are you required to stay with a supplier?
  5. Exit Fees/Moving Homes Fees: Will you be charged an exit fee if a better deal comes along, or if you move homes?

But ElectricityWizard is here to help you answer these questions quickly and easily so that you can get on with your move and think about more important things.

Our Process for Getting Power Connected

1.   Contact ElectricityWizard on 1300 359 779 and press option 3 to connect to the move in department.

2.   We will help you find an electricity supplier from our preferred list that best meets your needs and offers you suitable rates and terms and conditions.

3.   We will then arrange all of your details to be passed through to your chosen retailer to have the power connected on your chosen date.

4.   Be prepared that you might have to be present for a visual inspection at your new home or business when the distributor comes to connect your meter.

5.   Sit back, relax, and everything will be taken care of.


Connect My Power in South Australia!

Call the moving homes department on 1300 359 779 to speak to one of our moving homes specialists, who will help you find the best deal for your new home and arrange for your electricity and gas to be connected as soon as possible.


ElectricityWizard can help you find your suitable electricity supplier and connect your power to ensure that you get not only a good deal today but secure a plan that will meet your needs for the next two years.

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