Click Energy
TypeSubsidiary
IndustryEnergy retailer
FoundedApril 2006
HeadquartersMelbourne, Victoria, Australia
Areas served
Victoria
New South Wales
Queensland
South Australia
ServicesElectricity retailing
ParentAGL Energy
Websitewww.clickenergy.com.au

Click Energy is an Australian energy retailer selling electricity to private and business customers in Victoria, New South Wales, South Australia and Queensland.

Services

Click Energy's services include:[1]

History

The company was established in April 2006, and in June 2006 it acquired its electricity licence.[2] Click Energy started in Victoria and received its electricity licence in June 2006, with its first customer transfers in January 2007. In March 2007, Click Energy entered the Queensland electricity market[3] and in March 2013 the New South Wales electricity market.[4]

The company was acquired by Nu Energy in July 2012[5] and formed a partnership with the American energy technology company Stem in April 2013.[6]

In July 2013 Click Energy reached an agreement with consumer-driven network One Big Switch to offer an electricity deal to One Big Switch members in Queensland.[7][8][9]

One Big Switch and Click Energy collaborated again in October 2013, when they offered electricity at a discounted rate to New South Wales residents.[10][11]

2015 Winner of Canstar's Most Satisfied Customers Electricity Providers - QLD Award

2015-2016 Winner of Canstar's Value For Money Electricity Providers - QLD Award

In October 2017, Click Energy was acquired by Amaysim for $120 million.[12]

2017 Winner of ProductReview.com.au services award. [13]

In September 2020, AGL Energy signed an agreement to acquire Click Energy from Amaysim for $115 million.[14][15]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Great Value Energy Plans". Click Energy. Retrieved 27 July 2020.
  2. ^ Click Energy's history. Click Energy. Retrieved 18 October 2013.
  3. ^ Click Energy's history. Click Energy. Retrieved 18 October 2013.
  4. ^ Click Energy blog: Click to Launch into New South Wales. Click Energy. Retrieved 18 October 2013.
  5. ^ Nu Energy re-emerges - as a retailer Archived 31 March 2015 at the Wayback Machine. Solar Business. Retrieved 21 October 2013.
  6. ^ Stem and Click Energy Partner to Bring Advanced Energy Storage to Australian Market. Transmission and Distribution World. Retrieved 21 October 2013.
  7. ^ Thousands getting a better deal with Click Energy after signing up for Big Queensland Electricity Switch. Courier Mail. 21 July 2013.
  8. ^ More than 60,000 householders make One Big Switch to cut power bills with Click Energy. Courier Mail. 14 July 2013.
  9. ^ Video: Thousands save with One Big Switch. 7 News. 16 July 2013.
  10. ^ One Big Switch nets one big victory for families with savings of $494 a year on electricity bills. Herald Sun. 12 October 2013.
  11. ^ Video: Families benefit from 'One Big Switch' Archived 16 October 2013 at the Wayback Machine. 7 News. 13 October 2013.
  12. ^ Palmer, Andrew (10 April 2017). "Mobile operator Amaysim buys Click Energy". The Australian. Retrieved 10 April 2017.
  13. ^ "2017 ProductReview.com.au Awards". ProductReview.com.au. Retrieved 27 July 2020.
  14. ^ Fernyhough, James; Macdonald-Smith, Angela (31 August 2020). "Amaysim offloads energy business to AGL". Australian Financial Review. Archived from the original on 4 November 2020. Retrieved 4 November 2020.
  15. ^ "AGL to acquire Amaysim's Click Energy Group in Australia". Power Technology. 1 September 2020. Archived from the original on 3 September 2020. Retrieved 4 November 2020.