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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What is the best AGL energy plan?

Posted by January 15th 2021

Ever been to a café with a smorgasbord of options and you have no idea what to choose? Should you order the eggs benny or the smashed avo? Ahh, the choices. In the world of …

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Gas Price Rises & Changes

Posted by January 5th 2021

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 …

Switching Gas Suppliers Guide

Posted by January 14th 2021

Whether it’s natural gas or LPG, find out how switching gas suppliers may help you find a better deal. Learn more with Canstar Blue.

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Alinta Energy ‘No Fuss’ Review

Posted by January 6th 2021

Compare rates, prices and terms of Alinta Energy’s No Fuss plan in your state. Find out if this electricity and gas plan is right for you.

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South Australia Solar Feed-In Tariffs

Posted by January 12th 2021

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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NSW Solar Feed-In Tariffs

Posted by January 12th 2021

To cut a long story short, solar feed-in tariffs (FiTs) are similar to the ‘Return and Earn’ scheme in New South Wales, where people return containers in exchange for a refund. However, instead of being …

AGL vs Alinta Energy Comparison

AGL vs Alinta Energy: Electricity Cost Comparison

Posted by January 15th 2021

AGL is one of Australia’s oldest and largest electricity and natural gas retailers. Along with Origin Energy and EnergyAustralia, AGL is one of the ‘big three’ power companies across the country, with a combined market …