Written by

Find out more about how we make money.

View our Privacy Policy.

Find out more about how we make money.

View our Privacy Policy.

How to connect your electricity

So, you’re moving home. Whether you’re buying or renting in most Australian states and territories (except for WA or regional QLD), you’ll need to choose from a range of electricity providers before you move in.

Need Power?

Let us help you get connected before you move in and tell you about

  • things you need to consider;
  • how to connect a brand-new build;
  • moving interstate;
  • connecting electricity for renters; and
  • changing providers when you move.

We’ll then help you compare electricity plans from a range of providers, so you can connect and enjoy the move with all the necessities of modern life.

How users rated our service

Frequently Asked Questions

What do you need to consider when moving house?

Connecting electricity to a new-build.

How do I connect electricity if I’m moving interstate?

Is the process for connecting electricity different for renters?

What if I want to change electricity providers when I move?

When you have a problem.

Last updated: 08/02/2022

Get started on comparing energy plans today!

Save time and effort by comparing a range of energy plans with iSelect

iSelect does not compare all energy providers or plans in the market. The availability of plans may change from time to time, depending on who iSelect’s providers are and what plans they make available to iSelect. Not all plans made available from iSelect providers may be compared by iSelect either due to commercial arrangements, area or availability, so not all plans or providers compared by iSelect will be available to all customers. Some plans and special offers are available only from iSelect’s contact centre or website. Energy plans are available only for properties located in eligible areas of Victoria, New South Wales, South East Queensland, South Australia and ACT. Click here to view iSelect’s range of providers.