Brendon O'Neill

Brendon O'Neill Brendon O’Neill is a Canstar Blue journalist covering all aspects of the energy industry, from generation to legislation and everything in between. With a particular focus on energy retail, he’s passionate about helping Australian consumers better-navigate their energy options and find a better deal.

Jetstar faces $2m fine for misleading passengers over refund rights

Posted by December 17th 2018

The consumer watchdog has put the Australian airline industry on notice over passengers’ rights to refunds should flights be delayed or cancelled. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has brought legal proceedings against Jetstar following …

EnergyAustralia Solar Review & Guide

Posted by December 12th 2018

EnergyAustralia provides end-to-end solar solutions for households and businesses right across Australia. But is it the best fit for you?

AGL Solar Review & Guide

Posted by December 12th 2018

AGL is a behemoth energy company and market leader in Australia’s rooftop solar industry. But does it have the best solar deal for you?

Origin Energy Solar Review & Guide

Posted by December 10th 2018

Whether you’re a solar novice thinking about installing panels for the first time, or a seasoned pro shopping around for the best deal to help maximise your investment, it’s natural that you’ll consider Origin Energy …

Understanding the WA energy market

Posted by December 4th 2018

Canstar Blue explains the Western Australian electricity and gas market. Read everything you need to know at Canstar Blue.

Compare Natural Gas Prices in Victoria

Posted by December 7th 2018

Find the cheapest natural gas supplier in Victoria using Canstar Blue’s guide. We calculate gas retailer prices to show you how to save.

Compare Natural Gas Prices in NSW

Posted by December 14th 2018

New South Wales has more than 1.3 million natural gas customers, and if you’re one of them, you’ve probably noticed that gas isn’t as cheap as it was just a few years ago. Finding a …

NSW Electricity Distribution Companies

Posted by November 15th 2018

Electricity distributors maintain the electricity network to deliver power to your home and business. Canstar Blue discusses Ausgrid, Endeavour and Essential Energy.

10 ways to cut your summer power bill

Posted by November 15th 2018

Ah summer, the season for barbecues, beaches, cricket and… stupidly high power bills. Whether you’re blasting the air con or hosting the extended family over Christmas, it can be difficult to keep on top of …

Alinta Energy vs Dodo Power & Gas: Compare electricity plans

Posted by December 14th 2018

In this cost comparison, Canstar Blue reviews the electricity retail offerings of Alinta Energy and Dodo Power & Gas to help you better-understand your options and potentially find a better deal. Alinta and Dodo operate …