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.

Types of Light Bulbs Explained

Posted by October 2nd 2019

Aren’t light bulbs all the same? Learn everything you need to know about the different types of light bulbs to see which is best for your home.

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The telcos doubling up as energy companies

Posted by May 25th 2020

Using the same provider for your electricity and internet or phone plans may seem like a no brainer, but until recently, it wasn’t actually a thing. Lately, however, a few providers have climbed aboard the …

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South Korean company the latest to enter Aussie energy market

Posted by September 9th 2019

An international 'energy solutions' company is the latest to be granted an electricity retail license for Australia. South Korean corporation, Hanwha Energy, will be the newest addition to Australia’s hugely competitive electricity market, having been given …

How to change a light bulb

Posted by September 18th 2019

A step-by-step guide to replacing a light bulb. Learn how to safely install different types of light bulbs in your home with Canstar Blue.

How to win tickets to the AFL Grand Final with Simply Energy

Posted by September 27th 2019

There’s plenty to get excited about if you’re looking at the Australian sporting calendar right now. And as more electricity retailers try to stand out from the crowd, you’ll be amazed at what competitions some …

LG Chem RESU: Battery Review & Guide

Posted by September 16th 2019

Is the LG Chem RESU battery an energy storage solution for your household? Compare prices, specs and more in this Canstar Blue review.

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Enphase Energy Review & Guide

Posted by August 29th 2019

Enphase Energy is a US-based solar power company, specialising in batteries and inverters, as well as other energy storage solutions.

How to earn bill credits for cutting your power with EnergyAustralia

Posted by August 21st 2019

EnergyAustralia has launched a new power-saving campaign that rewards customers for cutting down on their energy usage during periods of high demand. The ‘PowerResponse’ initiative sees EnergyAustralia customers earn bill credits if they manage to reduce …

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Bright Spark Power granted retail licence by energy regulator

Posted by August 20th 2019

As the dust settles from the major regulatory changes of July 2019, another power company is set to enter the local energy market. Sydney-based 'Bright Spark Power' is the latest retailer to be given the green …