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.

Origin Energy Solar Review & Guide

Posted by January 16th 2020

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 …

Australia's 'Greenest' Energy Providers

Australia’s ‘Greenest’ Energy Providers

Posted by January 13th 2020

Many electricity providers would like to be seen as 'green', despite using non-renewable energy. We review Australia's greenest energy providers.

Megajoules (MJ): Gas usage and costs explained

Posted by January 16th 2020

If you have natural gas at your property, then you have probably noticed there are a lot of numbers on your bill followed by ‘MJ’. But what does that even mean? In this article, Canstar …

Solar feed-in tariffs Compared

A comparison of solar feed-in tariffs

Posted by January 16th 2020

A guide to finding the best deal on solar. Canstar Blue compares feed-in tariffs from Australia’s leading energy retailers.

Natural Gas Prices in Victoria

Compare Natural Gas Prices in Victoria

Posted by January 17th 2020

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

Compare Natural Gas Prices in NSW

Posted by January 17th 2020

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 …

Tasmanian energy market Compared

Understanding the Tasmanian energy market

Posted by January 16th 2020

Everything you need to know about electricity and gas in Tasmania. From retailers to tariffs and prices, Canstar Blue has it covered.

Electricity cost of ceiling fans

The running cost of ceiling fans

Posted by January 16th 2020

How much electricity are your ceiling fans using and what does this cost you? Canstar Blue has examined the cost of using ceiling fans.