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Jared Mullane

Jared Mullane Jared Mullane is an energy journalist at Canstar Blue, reporting on news and trends within the retail market. Whether it’s base rates, sign-up incentives or good old-fashioned customer service, Jared aims to help Aussies find a better deal on their power. His candid approach to an often-convoluted industry can be credited to his background in journalism. Aside from what’s making headlines, Jared also has an interest in electric vehicles, household energy efficiency and off-grid technologies.


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ActewAGL vs Origin Energy: Electricity Cost Comparison

Posted by June 19th 2020

Does Origin make a case against ActewAGL as the undisputed king of energy in Canberra, or is Origin’s stake to claim outside of the ACT in New South Wales? In this matchup we put both …


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SA Solar Feed-In Tariffs

Posted by June 18th 2020

South Australians pay some of the highest electricity rates in the country, which may explain why about one in three households have solar. Not only can a solar system help reduce energy costs, it can …


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What is the average gas bill?

Posted by June 17th 2020

Even the tightest household budget is no match for an unexpected gas bill. Unfortunately, gas bills are just one more expense many Aussies don’t see coming, which can lead to bill-payers questioning the amount due. …



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VIC Solar Feed-In Tariffs

Posted by June 10th 2020

With so many reasons to install solar panels in Victoria, most people just want to know how much they’ll be able to save on their energy bills. Despite a plethora of contributing factors to any …


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Dodo vs Kogan Energy: Electricity Cost Comparison

Posted by June 3rd 2020

Two companies that are better known for being in the telco and online retail space are also powering homes right across Australia. That’s right, Dodo and Kogan Energy are two of many electricity retailers fighting …



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QLD Solar Feed-In Tariffs

Posted by June 11th 2020

From Coolangatta to Cairns and Toowoomba to Mt Isa, Queensland is a hotbed for sunshine, which explains why solar installations are through the roof right now. While there’s little debate over the benefits of solar …


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New Electricity Deals in Australia

Posted by June 12th 2020

Somewhere down the line, energy became complicated. More companies swamped the market with electricity plans left, right and centre, leaving us bill-payers a little overwhelmed. With more than 35 energy providers now operating across the …


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Expert Picks: Best Value Energy Plans NSW (June 2020)

Posted by June 10th 2020

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 …