Jared Mullane

Jared Mullane Jared is the energy editor at Canstar Blue, reporting on news and trends within the retail market. Equipped with a Bachelor of Journalism from Griffith University, Jared has a wide range of experience writing for financial comparison sites. Today, he is in regular contact with key stakeholders to deliver industry-leading stories packed with useful insights. Whether it’s base rates, sign-up incentives or good old-fashioned service, Jared’s keen to help Aussie consumers find a better deal on their electricity, gas or solar. Jared also has an interest in electric vehicles, emerging energy technologies and off-grid capabilities. Aside from staying on top of headlines across the energy sector, Jared’s a proud father and family man who enjoys watching the rugby league and reading history.

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Expert Picks: Best Value Energy Plans VIC (May 2022)

Posted by May 19th 2022

There has been a lot of confusing changes to the Victorian energy market over the years, including the way power companies advertise their products. This can make finding the right electricity plan a little difficult, …

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Expert Picks: Best Value Energy Plans NSW (May 2022)

Posted by May 19th 2022

Despite recent changes to how energy providers can advertise their plans, comparing and finding the best deal for your circumstances is still quite tricky. But with huge savings potentially on offer, it pays to do …

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Expert Picks: Best Value Energy Plans QLD (May 2022)

Posted by May 19th 2022

The South East Queensland electricity market has undergone a swathe of regulatory changes, most notably with the introduction of ‘fairer’ default energy pricing. These changes may have set a new reference point for pricing; however, …

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Expert Picks: Best Value Energy Plans SA (May 2022)

Posted by May 19th 2022

South Australians are slugged with some of the highest energy prices in the country. Even in the wake of industry reforms designed to make comparing electricity plans ‘fairer’ and easier for customers, the playing field …

Winter Heating Costs Explained

Winter Heating Costs Explained

Posted by May 18th 2022

To help customers better understand their electricity and gas usage for this coming winter, we have calculated the quarterly running costs for different types of heaters. This guide will also explore which heater might be …

Electricity Price Rises & Changes

Electricity Price Rises & Changes

Posted by May 13th 2022

Keep up to date with new electricity plans, rates and discounts with Canstar Blue. We compare energy prices across NSW, QLD, VIC and SA.

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How to get free electricity everyday with GloBird Energy

Posted by May 10th 2022

Aussie-owned provider GloBird Energy is giving Victorians two hours of free electricity everyday as part of its latest ‘Free Lunch’ product. Between the hours of noon and 2pm each day, residential customers with an eligible smart …