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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.


Hamilton, Brisbane

Energy Plans in Hamilton, QLD

Posted by March 5th 2020

On this page, we list all the information you need to know about energy plans in Hamilton, Brisbane. This includes any surrounding suburbs with the same postcode of 4007. So, if you live in the …


Electric Cars in Australia

A Beginner’s Guide to Electric Cars

Posted by January 30th 2020

Are electric cars the future of motoring? Learn about model types, batteries, charging stations, technology & more with Canstar Blue’s guide.


Electric Car Charge Distance

Electric cars with the best range

Posted by June 5th 2020

How far can electric cars travel off a single charge? Find out which makes and models have the longest driving range at Canstar Blue.


Solar panels on roof of house with pool

Energy Locals announces bonus solar tariff for summer

Posted by December 20th 2019

Power disruptor Energy Locals has announced it will bump up its feed-in tariff for customers in South Australia this summer. As wholesale electricity prices are set to rise in the first quarter of next year, Energy …


Woman on mobile with energy bill

Simply Energy App Review

Posted by December 19th 2019

The abundance of smartphone apps on the market today can often lead to doubts about which are actually worth downloading. Even if it’s free, customers don’t want to waste their time navigating through apps that …


AGL vs Powerdirect and light bulbs

AGL vs Powerdirect: Electricity Cost Comparison

Posted by January 17th 2020

In a matchup that sees AGL pitted against its smaller brother, Powerdirect, we take a look to see which plans are the cheapest and offer the best value. While the smaller Powerdirect is not as …


Mobile energy provider app scanning bill

Which energy provider has the best app?

Posted by February 19th 2020

Nowadays it isn’t unusual to check out a company’s app before signing up to a product or service. With new providers popping up all the time, a solid app can provide that X factor to …



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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 …


People at beach having picnic

How to stay cool in summer without using electricity

Posted by December 11th 2019

I’m not sure if growing up in Queensland has anything to do with it but I’m not the biggest fan of summer. Sure, heading to the beach and chucking on a singlet is nice, yet …