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.

Time to Switch energy providers

How long does it take to switch energy providers?

Posted by January 18th 2021

{: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 …

Alinta Energy vs Dodo: Compare Electricity Plans

Posted by January 10th 2021

In this cost comparison, Canstar Blue reviews the electricity retail offerings of Alinta Energy and Dodo Power & Gas to help you better-understand your options and potentially find a better deal. Alinta and Dodo operate …

Single Rate Tariffs Explained

Single Rate Tariffs Explained

Posted by January 15th 2021

Find out what a single rate tariff is and if this type of energy plan structure is right for you. Learn everything you need to know about single rate tariffs.

Understanding the WA Energy Market

Posted by January 14th 2021

Canstar Blue explains the Western Australian electricity and gas market. Read everything you need to know at Canstar Blue.

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What is the average water bill?

Posted by January 14th 2021

Not only is water a resource we often take for granted, it’s a household expense we begrudgingly have to pay every few months, while costs only ever seem to go in one direction. This leads to …

Natural Gas Prices in Victoria

Compare Natural Gas Prices in Victoria

Posted by January 7th 2021

Find the cheapest natural gas supplier in Victoria using Canstar Blue’s guide. We calculate gas retailer prices to show you how to save.

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Switching Energy Providers Guide

Posted by January 14th 2021

These days, Aussies have a mountain of reasons to shop around for a new energy provider, particularly as market deregulation has given customers the freedom to get up and leave if they’re unsatisfied with their …

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Expert Picks: Best Value Energy Plans VIC (Jan 2021)

Posted by January 8th 2021

There has been a lot of confusing changes to the Victorian energy market over the years, including the way power companies advertise their products. This can make finding the right electricity plan a little difficult, …

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What is the best Origin Energy plan?

Posted by January 5th 2021

With over four million customers under its banner, Origin is one of the ‘big three’ providers in retail energy. Given its size, Origin Energy has a lot to offer in terms of plans, operating in …