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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Expert Picks: Best Value Energy Plans QLD (Oct 2020)

Posted by October 20th 2020

The South East Queensland electricity market has undergone a swathe of regulatory changes, most notably with the introduction of ‘fairer’ default energy pricing. These changes may have set a new reference point for pricing; however, …

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

Posted by October 20th 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 …

Time to Switch energy providers

How long does it take to switch energy providers?

Posted by October 21st 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 …

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How to stay cool in summer without using electricity

Posted by October 21st 2020

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 …

Understanding the WA Energy Market

Posted by October 21st 2020

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

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Types of Energy Plans Explained

Posted by October 21st 2020

Imagine pulling into your driveway as Bob from next door waves you down for a bit of a yarn. It’s almost dinnertime and you’re exhausted, yet Bob drops a line about his new energy deal …

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Click Energy vs Origin: Electricity Cost Comparison

Posted by October 21st 2020

Even if you’ve been living under a rock, there’s a fair chance you know who Origin Energy is. With Origin now Australia’s largest energy provider, does size outweigh the smaller power companies in market? That’s …

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Expert Picks: Best Value Energy Plans VIC (Oct 2020)

Posted by October 21st 2020

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, …