Monika Gudova

Monika Gudova Monika Gudova is one of Canstar Blue’s resident energy journalists, covering everything from retail affairs to renewables and industry news. With plenty of experience writing about energy, she’s equipped with the tools necessary to help everyday Aussies better understand everything from where their power is coming from, to the fine print on their electricity bills. Monika’s interest and investment in power generation outside of normal working hours is one of her greatest assets, bringing her background knowledge to help consumers make cleaner, greener decisions.


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A share house guide to electricity

Posted by September 1st 2021

You and a mate you’ve known since high school have decided to start a share house together. You’ve found a random stranger on Facebook to take the worst room, and are now spending half of …


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E-Bike Brands in Australia

Posted by June 30th 2021

Say it with us now: Owning an e-bike doesn’t make you lazy. In fact, some may say they’re there to motivate you to hop on your bicycle even more often. It’s better than driving, no? …



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Online-Only Energy Plans Explained

Posted by April 23rd 2021

The internet is a weird place, and if it’s not something you grew up with, navigating it can be tricky. And while most of us are around the concept of online shopping, what many may …



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Wholesale gas prices are down but Aussies still pay too much

Posted by March 24th 2021

If there’s one good thing to come from COVID, it’s the pandemic’s part in driving down gas prices in Australia. The latest gas report by the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) has revealed that gas …


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Which energy companies charge paper bill fees?

Posted by February 13th 2021

As a general rule of thumb, receiving a birthday letter/card with a cheeky $50 from nan = good mail, and an envelope marked with the logo of your energy company = bad mail. There’s really …




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What is the best energy plan when you’re working from home?

Posted by February 16th 2021

Whether international pandemic, physical logistics, or simply annoying colleagues, there’s bound to be some point at which you’ll need to work from home (WFH). Your very first points of action should rightfully be checking your …