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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.


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Gas Price Rises & Changes

Posted by October 22nd 2020

This page lists gas plan, price and discount changes from natural gas suppliers on Canstar Blue’s database. If a gas provider increases its rates, changes its discounts or introduces new products, you’ll find all the …


Compare Natural Gas Prices in NSW

Compare Natural Gas Prices in NSW

Posted by October 22nd 2020

New South Wales has more than 1.3 million natural gas customers, and if you’re one of them, you’ve probably noticed that gas isn’t as cheap as it was just a few years ago. Finding a …


Canberra (ACT) Electricity Guide

Canberra (ACT) Electricity Guide

Posted by October 21st 2020

Canberra does things a little differently to other parts of Australia when it comes to power. For starters, electricity prices are regulated – which means the government determines exactly what you pay (fitting for a …


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South Australia Solar Feed-In Tariffs

Posted by October 21st 2020

South Australians pay some of the highest electricity rates in the country, which may explain why about one in three households have solar. Not only can a solar system help reduce energy costs, it can …


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Warning to energy customers over government rebate scam

Posted by October 21st 2020

The energy regulator has issued a warning for customers to be on the lookout for a scam targeting vulnerable Australians with the promise of a rebate on their power bills. The Australian Energy Regulator (AER) says …


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Price drop: ReAmped Energy reduces rates again in NSW and QLD

Posted by October 21st 2020

ReAmped Energy has done it again, dropping rates in New South Wales and Queensland where price wars between retailers have intensified recently. Customers who sign up to the ReAmped Advance plan in Sydney (Ausgrid network) will …


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Energy networks brace for peak power demand this summer

Posted by October 21st 2020

The reliability of Australia’s electricity supply is in question as demand on power grids is expected to peak over summer with more people staying indoors and working from home. Research from Roy Morgan suggests that more …



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Can you dispute your energy bill?

Posted by September 21st 2020

Just when it seems your budget is in order, the energy bill arrives. Wait, surely those numbers can’t be right… Did I really use that much power this quarter, or is something amiss here from …