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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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Can you dispute your energy bill?

Posted by September 21st 2020

Just when it seems your budget is in order, the energy bill arrives. Wait, surely those numbers can’t be right… Did I really use that much power this quarter, or is something amiss here from …



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Energy savings: Victorian Default Offer about to become cheaper

Posted by September 15th 2020

Energy bills are about to get cheaper in Victoria, with the state’s energy regulator announcing a proposed price reduction for households and businesses on the default tariff. The announcement drafted by the Essential Services Commission (ESC) …


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ActewAGL vs EnergyAustralia: Electricity Cost Comparison

Posted by September 11th 2020

While ActewAGL is undeniably a heavyweight in the nation’s capital, how does EnergyAustralia rank in terms of price and value? Canberrans know how to spot a good deal when they see one, which is why …


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

Posted by September 24th 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 …


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Ready, set, go: AGL pilots electric vehicle subscription service

Posted by September 10th 2020

AGL has launched a first-of-its-kind electric vehicle (EV) subscription service, removing the need for customers to own their own cars. Motorists in Melbourne and Sydney will have four EV subscriptions to choose from, each of which …


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New wholesale pricing deals on offer from Energy Locals

Posted by September 8th 2020

One emerging power company has kicked September off with a bang by launching a suite of new budget deals across New South Wales, south east Queensland, South Australia and the ACT. Energy Locals has reinvigorated its …


Time to Switch energy providers

How long does it take to switch energy providers?

Posted by September 22nd 2020

{:en}It’s a lot simpler to change electricity and gas companies than a lot of people might think. To switch, simply compare your options, then visit your preferred energy retailer’s website to sign up, and they …