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Jared Mullane

Jared Mullane Jared Mullane is a Canstar Blue journalist covering the retail energy market. Whether it's electricity, gas or both, he's keen to share his insights and knowledge to help Aussies save money on household energy costs.


Origin Energy App Review

Origin Energy App Review

Posted by July 24th 2019

Origin Energy joins a number of power providers in Australia investing in smartphone apps, releasing its own version back in 2017. Today, Origin customers can look after their account and bills from the convenience of …


Solar Panels Buying Guide

Posted by June 21st 2019

Not sure when or where to buy solar panels for your home? Canstar Blue has all the details you need to make an informed decision.


EnergyAustralia App Reviewed

EnergyAustralia App Review

Posted by July 24th 2019

Does the EnergyAustralia app really help you keep on top of electricity usage? Find out with Canstar Blue’s review of EnergyAustralia’s app.


AGL Energy app reviewed

AGL Energy App Review

Posted by July 24th 2019

With so many energy retailers launching account management apps, it’s hard to know if these online tools are really worth downloading and engaging with. As the technology continues to advance, monitoring your electricity and gas …


Smart Meter phone intergration

How to get a smart meter

Posted by July 25th 2019

Learn how to get a smart meter at your property to track energy consumption. Find out if digital meters could help you save money on power bills.


Power Outage Guide

What you need to know about power outages

Posted by June 21st 2019

Discover everything you need to know about gas and electricity outages in Australia. Read our guide to learn what to do in a blackout.


Senior couple checking their bills

The telcos doubling up as energy companies

Posted by June 21st 2019

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


Time of Use Tariffs Explained

Time of Use Tariffs Explained

Posted by April 29th 2019

Are you one of many Australians who turn the dishwasher on late at night, or wash your clothes on the weekends? Despite having a round-the-clock supply of energy in our homes, there are specific types …


Single Rate Tariffs Explained

Single Rate Tariffs Explained

Posted by April 24th 2019

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.


AGL Savers & Savers Home Connect Explained

Posted by July 4th 2019

AGL’s ‘Savers’ plan includes discounts, rewards and much more, but is it the cheapest deal you can get from AGL? Find out with Canstar Blue’s review of AGL Savers and Savers Home Connect.