Jared Mullane

Jared Mullane Jared Mullane is the energy editor 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.

Winter Heating Costs Explained

Winter Heating Costs Explained

Posted by May 11th 2021

As the mercury falls and Aussies begin to dust off their heaters, it’s time to think ahead about your winter energy bill. To help customers better understand their electricity and gas usage for this coming …

The largest energy companies in Australia

Posted by May 7th 2021

You’ve probably heard about the ‘big four’ banks when it comes to finance, but what about the ‘big three’ in energy? We’re referring to Origin Energy, AGL and EnergyAustralia, which currently have the largest retail …

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Rooftop solar surges as more Aussies install bigger systems

Posted by May 6th 2021

Latest data from the Australian Energy Council (AEC) revealed that consumer affection for solar is rising, as Aussies choose bigger and more advanced rooftop solar systems. According to the AEC’s quarterly Solar Report, the average solar …

How to watch State of Origin 2021

Posted by May 7th 2021

It’s that time of year again where footy fans across the country bust out the blue and maroon. Perhaps Australia’s greatest sporting rivalry, State of Origin is the Superbowl of the National Rugby League (NRL) …

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The largest energy companies in South Australia

Posted by May 7th 2021

Ahh South Australia, home to the world-famous Barossa Valley, the adventurer’s sanctuary that is Kangaroo Island and… sky-high energy prices! Wait, what? Sadly it’s true, South Australians pay more for power than households in any …

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The largest energy companies in QLD

Posted by May 7th 2021

In every industry, there are usually a few players who dominate a local market. Think of companies like Adidas and Nike in the sports apparel world, or Anaconda and BCF in Australia’s outdoor lifestyle space. …

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The largest energy companies in NSW

Posted by May 7th 2021

A report by Australia’s energy regulator has revealed that households in New South Wales are the most likely to stick with the ‘big three’ power companies, despite a number of new providers entering the fray …

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Understanding Your Gas Meter

Posted by May 7th 2021

Gas is a reliable and responsive source of power, which could explain why more than two million Aussies use natural gas in their homes. Whether it’s for cooking, heating or certain appliances, gas has a …

Natural gas vs LPG: What should you get?

Posted by May 10th 2021

Natural gas and LPG are both reliable sources of power, but which is best for your home? Compare LPG and natural gas with Canstar Blue.