Energy Made Easy is an energy website maintained by the Energy Regulator (ER). Under the National Energy Retail Law (NERL), which came into effect on 1 July 2012, the ER developed and must operate a price comparison website.
The NERL currently operates in:
The aim of Energy Made Easy is to help residential and small business energy consumers navigate the often complex electricity and gas retail markets to find a suitable energy plan.
The Regulator (ER) is national energy market regulator and has an independent board.
The ER is funded by the Commonwealth Government and shares staff, resources and facilities with the Competition and Consumer Commission (CCC).
The ER operates under the Competition and Consumer Act 2010. Its functions are set out in national energy market legislation and rules and mostly relate to energy markets .