We are aware of an issue that is affecting a number of our customers when trying to access their solar and electricity usage information through their My Account access. An example of this issue is shown below.
This issue was caused by a technical error to the IQ system which provides this data to solar customers. We are working to restore this access to its correct status, but unfortunately, this will take a number of days to implement. It is expected that this issue will not be resolved before the end of this week. We will continue to provide updates, and any improvements along the way, on this page.
Thank you for your patience throughout this time, and please accept our sincere apologies for any inconvenience this has caused.
After hearing your feedback on the old version and discovering the new features you’d like to see, we’ve created a new-look My Account website (previously known as AGL Energy Online) that can make it easier, faster and more useful for you to better manage your AGL energy accounts – anytime, from anywhere.
After you sign up to AGL for gas or electricity, it can take as long as three months for your service to transfer across to us. During that time, we won’t have any usage information to show you in My Account. We’ll contact you once your transfer is complete, so you can log in and see it all for the first time.
Like with analogue meters, all new digital electricity meters are owned, read and maintained by the meter provider. If or when we offer to install a digital meter at your home or business, it will remain owned by Active Stream, a subsidiary company of AGL.
Moving home with AGL is easy.
Whether you are already an AGL customer, or you are looking to join AGL to power your home, you can arrange your move using our online moving process.
Our online moving process takes less than 5 minutes and we guarantee power on the day you move if you provide one business days’ notice.
What is the AGL Move-in Guarantee? If your electricity isn't connected by midnight on the agreed move-in date, you may claim up to $250 credit per day for expenses you have incurred, until your power is connected. Learn more about the AGL Move-In Guarantee here.
Arrange your move online now, or speak to us over the phone about connecting or disconnecting gas and electricity at your new or old place. Please call us anytime 24/7 on 131 245.
Your battery will come shipped with intelligent energy management software inbuilt and ready to go, to make sure your solar is working hard for you. We use digital technology, developed by Sunverge Energy, to help us intelligently manage your battery. Most of the time, your battery will discharge power to your home so you don’t need to draw energy from the grid. Occasionally, your battery will discharge power to your home or directly to the grid when there is high demand or instability in the grid. Usually this will happen at a time when your battery would be discharging anyway. You will receive your standard Retail Feed-in Tariff (RFiT) when solar energy stored in the battery is exported to the grid.
You might not have access to My Account if you have:
Life Support registered against your account
An unmetered account
A Commercial & Industrial account
A bulk hot water account.
If you’ve recently switched to AGL in the last 2 business days, please wait for your Welcome Pack to arrive before you register your account with My Account. It’ll have your new account number which you’ll need in order to complete your registration form.
For help registering for My Account, call us anytime 24/7 on 133 835.
We all know renewable energy is the way forward. And if you want to do your bit for the environment as well as your wallet, talking to AGL about installing solar could be the answer, because offer many benefits.
How does solar energy work?
Solar panels, also known as photovoltaic panels (PV panels), convert sunlight into energy. This energy is then converted into electricity using an inverter. The electricity either powers your home energy needs or can be fed back into the grid.
How solar can reduce your energy bills
Installing solar energy can help reduce your energy bills in two key ways:
You’re generating power yourself, therefore you’re reducing the amount of power you need to buy off the grid.
You could be entitled to a tariff for any excess power you sell back to the grid.
The key environmental benefits of solar
AGL uses solar panels which are high quality, efficient and long lasting.
Any energy used to manufacture or install the system is typically paid back many times over with the energy it produces over its lifetime.
And, once installed, solar energy does not produce any greenhouse gas emissions.
The costs of solar energy
There is an initial outlay to install solar energy (either electricity or hot water). However, you may find these establishment costs are covered by the savings you make over time in energy costs.
If you pay up-front you start saving immediately. Paying upfront for a solar power system or interest free finance may not be suitable for everyone.
AGL does have a solar smart plan which features the benefits of solar for $0 upfront, with low, long term solar energy rates. AGL will also guarantee the minimum amount of solar energy production and maintain the system.
And, depending on where you live, if you feed excess electricity back into the grid you could be entitled to a credit.
There are also government incentives available for installing renewable energy like solar, including the Small-scale Renewable Energy Scheme (SRES).
AGL is Australia’s largest non-government owner and operator of renewable energy assets. And when it comes to solar energy we don’t believe one size fits all. We provide expert advice and tailor solar solutions specifically for you that take into account your particular property, energy consumption and your budget.
Visit our solar energy page to find out how we can tailor a solar solution for your property or to enquire about a free quote. Or, you can always call us on 1300 377 118.
The AGL Rewards program is free to our valued customers. It is our way of recognising, rewarding you and saying thank you for being an AGL customer.
From ordering discounted gift cards and movie tickets to booking amazing holidays at the hottest prices, it’s the place where you’ll find treats for you, your family and friends for less.
If you receive a paper bill from AGL you may incur a fee of $1.75 per bill (including GST). You can avoid this fee by opting for eBilling, which has other benefits including speed of delivery.
Exemptions from the paper bill fee can be found here.
Access your bill straight from your email inbox and avoid paper bill fees simply by switching to eBilling. To sign up to eBilling and stay organised and clutter free, visit agl.com.au/ebilling
We have a number of alternative secure payment options, which you can find on the AGL.com.au website or by calling 131 245.
Early termination fees apply if you are in a fixed term contract with AGL and you cancel this contract whilst still in the fixed term. If you take AGL with you to your new address, this termination fee may be waived.
Do you need more information? Search for answers or ask a question at The AGL Community.
It’s easy to arrange gas and electricity to be connected at your new home, especially if you’re already an AGL customer.
Log in to My Account.
Select the 'Move home' button on the right-hand side of the page, and follow the on-screen instructions.
Note: If you haven’t already registered for My Account, ensure that you have your recent energy bill handy, and select ‘Register’.
If you’re not an AGL customer, the best option is to complete our online form. It only takes a few minutes, and if you need a hand, you can chat online with one of our consultants.
Please remember to give us 3 business days to have energy connected or disconnected at your home. If you have any questions, please call us anytime 24/7 on 131 245.
The main difference you’ll find with the new-look My Account (previously known as AGL Energy Online) is your ‘Overview’ home page.
Once you log in, you’ll see a dashboard that’s easier to read – one that helps makes it faster for you to understand things like how much you’ve used and spent on gas and electricity, or what your next energy bill is projected to be.
However, you may find that some parts of the website – like the ‘Usage’ section – are the same as before. So please, keep an eye on the AGL Community as we continue to improve the My Account experience for you. We’ll add more frequently asked questions as we go along.
Log in to My Account, click on ‘Manage Account' at the top of the page. This will take you to the account management settings where you can edit your contact details and login details and more.
To update your name or date of birth, call us anytime 24/7 on 131 245. A member of our customer service team can verify who you are and help you out.
If you update your email address, you’ll need to use it to log in to My Account. You’ll also start to be sent your energy bills to this new email address if you’ve registered for eBilling.
Only if you live in Queensland.
However, no matter which state you live in, please remember to switch off your electricity supply at the meter using the main switch before we can make the connection. This may happen as early as 7am on your requested date.
We’re gradually moving all of our customers from AGL Energy Online onto the new My Account website. You don’t need to do anything – once you have access to the new My Account website, you’ll see a message when you log in.
Recently, some QLD customers have received information regarding changes to their solar or controlled load metering charges with their annual rate review.
The Australian Energy Regulator (AER) has determined that metering charges should be separated from network charges to enable the competitive provision of metering services and provide greater transparency to customers for charging meter costs. Therefore, you’ll see a change on your bill where a solar or controlled load metering charge will be itemised along with your usage charges.
It’s important to note that this is not a new charge just a change to the way metering is charged and is passed through to you.
If you would like to discuss these changes further, we encourage you to call us on 131 245 (we're here 24/7). Visit the AGL website for more information on how energy is priced.
Right now, the updates we’ve made to our My Account website (previously known as AGL Energy Online) can only be seen by those customers who log on using an AGL ID – one with a registered AGL email address. So, for the moment, you can’t access My Account using third party log in details. However, as we’ll soon integrate third party IDs (like Facebook and Google) with our website, it won’t be long until more AGL energy customers can enjoy the exciting new features in My Account.
If you have a remotely read smart electricity meter you may be able to view a projection of your next bill.
Your projected bill is calculated by using your historical data to estimate your average daily energy usage, until the end of your current billing period.
It is a projection only, and does not factor in any unbilled charges such as credits, pay on time discounts or other unbilled charges. Your actual bill may also be different from your projected bill if your usage patterns change during the billing period.