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.


Power plugs & sockets around the world

Posted by November 18th 2019

It’s no secret that Aussies are obsessed with travel. Whether it’s a last-minute getaway in Bali or a backpacking adventure around Europe, travelling abroad is a rite of passage when you live down under. Despite …

Excavator digging home

Dial Before You Dig Explained

Posted by November 12th 2019

If you plan to build a home, or you’re about to renovate, there are certain limitations on where and how low you can dig. This is because your property could be sitting above important underground …

Young woman sitting on lounge with air conditioner remote

Momentum Energy gets lively with cut-price online offer

Posted by November 8th 2019

Throwing a curveball at the competition in Victoria is Momentum Energy, introducing a hot new plan ahead of the state’s annual price change cycle in January. However, it does come with a catch. Dubbed the “Self …


VIC Electricity Distribution Companies

Posted by November 8th 2019

Electricity distributors operate and maintain the energy infrastructure throughout Victoria, including the poles, wires and stations that deliver power to your home. Victoria has the greatest number of distributors in the country – five electricity …

Time of Use Tariffs Explained

Time of Use Tariffs Explained

Posted by November 12th 2019

Are you one of many Australians who turn the dishwasher on late at night, or wash your clothes on the weekends? Despite having a round-the-clock supply of energy in our homes, there are specific types …

Family moving boxes into new home

Alinta Energy removes hassle of moving house for WA customers

Posted by November 3rd 2019

Moving away from talk of big discounts, Alinta Energy has launched a bold new attempt to attract Western Australian gas customers by giving them a helping hand into their new property. Alinta Energy has teamed up …

Switching Electricity Providers in Debt

Posted by November 8th 2019

Let’s face it, we all use energy – from flicking a light switch to turning on the dishwasher – there’s no escaping it. And the reality of using energy means that households have to foot …

NSW Electricity Distribution Companies

NSW Electricity Distribution Companies

Posted by October 31st 2019

Electricity distributors maintain the electricity network to deliver power to your home and business. Canstar Blue discusses Ausgrid, Endeavour and Essential Energy.

Fuse Boxes and Switchboards Explained

Posted by October 29th 2019

Not entirely sure what your fuse box does? Learn everything you need to know about meter boxes, switchboards and more with Canstar Blue.