Our review of Dodo Energy

Dodo Energy is an Australian energy retailer offering combined electricity and gas plans for residential customers in VIC and NSW, and electricity only in SA and QLD. Dodo Energy offers one core electricity and gas plan with simple, straight forward pricing and low rates. 

The point of difference with Dodo Energy is in also providing customers with Internet, mobile and home phone services, and the energy retailer offers discounted rates for Internet and energy bundles. 

Dodo Energy Retailer Overview

EstablishedElectricity AvailabilityGas AvailabilitySolar Feed-In PlansCustomer Review Score
2011VIC
NSW
SA
QLD
VIC
NSW
Yes2.3 / 5 from 276 reviews

NOTE: All information and details included in this review about Dodo Energy plans, discounts, incentives, usage charges, and fees are only accurate at the time of writing, and may not accurately reflect the rates offered when applying. Actual rates may differ based on your location, electricity and gas use, or eligibility for plans.

Dodo Energy plans compared

Dodo has one core residential energy plan in Vic, NSW, QLD and SA. Customers who bundle their energy with a Dodo NBN or ADSL plan will receive $10 off their Internet bill per month. 

Each Dodo energy residential plan also features: 

  • Convenient email billing and online account management with My Dodo 
  • A 10-day cooling-off period
  • No lock-in contracts
  • Flexible payment options

Dodo Energy Available Plans By State

StateDodo EnergyDodo Energy with NBN Bundle ($10 off NBN)
VICYesYes
NSWYesYes
QLD (Electricity Only)YesYes
SA (Electricity Only)YesYes

Dodo Energy plan rates VIC

Dodo Energy offers simple energy pricing in Vic, including their discounted NBN/energy bundle. They also offer users the chance to receive only renewable energy for an extra charge. We’ve taken a typical energy user from central Melbourne (3000) to show you an example of the costs and rates associated with each Dodo Energy plan.

Dodo Energy residential plans VIC


Dodo Energy
Price compared to Victorian default offer10.55% less
Daily supply charge/day electricity (cents)*105.17
Peak usage charge electricity (cents/kWh)27.05
Off-peak usage charge electricity (cents/kWh)17.27
Solar feed-in tariff amount (cents/kWh)12.00
100% green energy (cent/kWh)Additional 9.90
Daily supply charge gas (cents/day)**66.39
Daily usage charge gas (cents/MJ)**1.87 to 2.75 (seasonal, tiered)
Average yearly usage cost (electricity only 2-3 people)$1,220

*Citipower time of use 
**Multinet Metro

Dodo Energy plan fees and charges VIC*

Type of FeeCost
Dishonoured Payment Fee (per payment) $9.50
BPay Fee (per payment) $2.50
Australia Post Payment Fee (per payment) $2.20
Printed Bill Fee (per printed bill) $2.20
American Express / Diners Club Surcharge (per payment)2.89% of transaction
Move-In/Connection Fee$39.00 ($121.00 after hours)
Move-Out/Disconnection Fee$39.00 ($121.00 after hours)
Field Visit Fee$29.00

*Citipower distribution zone. Additional fees may apply for gas users.

Dodo Energy plan rates NSW

Dodo Energy offers simple energy pricing in NSW, including their discounted NBN/energy bundle. They also offer users the chance to choose to consume only renewable energy for an extra charge. We’ve taken a typical energy user from central Sydney (2000) to show you an example of the costs and rates associated with each Dodo Energy plan.

Dodo Energy residential plans NSW


Dodo Energy
Compared to NSW electricity reference price17.79% lower
Daily supply charge/day electricity (cents)*114.61
Peak usage charge electricity (cents/kWh)45.08
Off-peak usage charge electricity (cents/kWh)18.50
Solar feed-in tariff amount (cents/kWh)11.60
Daily supply charge gas (cents/day)**69.58
Daily usage charge gas (cents/MJ)**2.42 to 5.32 (tiered)
Average yearly usage cost (electricity only 2-3 people)$1,670

* Ausgrid time of use 
**Jemena coastal

Dodo Energy plan fees and charges NSW*

Type of FeeCost
Dishonoured Payment Fee (per payment) $9.50
BPay Fee (per payment) $2.50
Australia Post Payment Fee (per payment) $2.20
Printed Bill Fee (per printed bill) $2.20
American Express / Diners Club Surcharge (per payment)2.89% of Transaction
Move-In/Connection Fee$55.00 ($143 after hours)
Move-Out/Disconnection Fee$55.00 ($143 after hours)
Field visit fee$55.00 ($143 after hours)
Site visit fee$110 ($165 after hours)
Reconnection after disconnection non-payment fee$55 ($165 after hours)

*Ausgrid distribution zone. Additional fees may apply for gas users.

Dodo Energy plan rates SA

Dodo Energy offers simple electricity pricing in SA, including their discounted NBN/energy bundle, but not gas services. They also offer users the chance to choose to consume only renewable energy for an extra charge. We’ve taken a typical energy user from central Adelaide (5000) to show you an example of the costs and rates associated with each Dodo Energy plan.

Dodo Energy residential plans SA


Dodo Energy Rates
Compared to SA electricity reference price17.79% off
Daily supply charge/day electricity (cents)*114.61
Usage charge electricity (cents/kWh)35.65 to 36.58
Solar feed-in tariffs11.6
Average yearly usage cost (electricity only 2-3 people)$2,060

* SA power networks peak

Dodo Energy plan fees and charges SA*

Type of FeeCost
Dishonoured Payment Fee (per payment) $9.50
BPay Fee (per payment) $2.50
Australia Post Payment Fee (per payment) $2.20
Printed Bill Fee (per printed bill) $2.20
American Express / Diners Club Surcharge (per payment)2.89% of Transaction
Move-In/Connection Fee$54.00 ($120 after hours)
Move-Out/Disconnection Fee$54.00 ($120 after hours)
Field visit fee$20
Site visit fee$110 ($165 after hours)
Reconnection after disconnection non-payment fee$54.00 ($120 after hours)

*Additional fees may apply for gas users

Dodo Energy plan rates QLD

Dodo Energy offers simple electricity pricing in QLD, including their discounted NBN/energy bundle, but not gas services. They also offer users the chance to choose to consume only renewable energy for an extra charge. We’ve taken a typical energy user from central Brisbane (4000) to show you an example of the costs and rates associated with each Dodo Energy plan.

Dodo Energy residential plans QLD


Dodo Energy
Compared to QLD electricity reference price7.44% less
Daily supply charge/day electricity (cents)*109.51
Peak usage charge electricity (cents/kWh)32.33
Off-peak usage charge electricity (cents/kWh)19.34
Shoulder usage charge electricity (cents/kWh)21.02
Solar feed-in tariffs8.5
Average yearly usage cost (electricity only 2-3 people)$1,540

*Energex time of use

Dodo Energy plan fees and charges QLD*

Type of feeCost
Dishonoured Payment Fee (per payment) $9.50
BPay Fee (per payment) $2.50 
Australia Post Payment Fee (per payment) $2.20 
Printed Bill Fee (per printed bill) $2.20 
American Express / Diners Club Surcharge (per payment) 2.89% of Transaction
Move-In/Connection Fee$19.00 ($120.90 after hours)
Move-out/Special read Fee$19.00
Reconnection after disconnection non-payment fee$50.15 ($120.90 after hours)

*Additional fees may apply for gas users

Summary of Dodo Energy’s plans

Dodo Energy is an Australian energy provider offering gas and electricity plans in Vic and NSW, and electricity only in SA and QLD. 

Dodo has one energy plan and simple, straightforward pricing. They also offer customers the chance to bundle high-speed NBN with their energy plan to save $10 a month on their NBN bill. 

Where available, their gas plans can be bundled with electricity and in most states they pay feed-in tariffs to customers for energy generated through solar panels and sent back to the grid. Dodo Energy has a product review score of 2.3 out of 5.

Dodo Energy FAQ

Can I get Dodo Energy electricity and gas in my state?


If you’re in VIC or NSW, you can get both electricity and gas services from Dodo Energy. If you’re in SA or QLD, you can only get electricity. Dodo Energy does not operate in TAS, NT, WA or ACT.

Does Dodo Energy offer business energy plans?


No. Dodo Energy does not advertise any business energy plans.

Does Dodo Energy buy solar from its customers?


Yes. Dodo Energy offers retailer-funded feed-in tariffs. However, these plans will vary between states and plans so you should always confirm with Dodo Energy on the feed-in tariff amount before switching plans.

How do I switch to Dodo Energy?


To switch to Dodo Energy simply visit their website, choose a plan and enter your details. The switch can be completed online.