Monika Gudova

Monika Gudova Monika Gudova is a freelance content writer and editor who has spent several years focused on energy topics, both at Canstar Blue and elsewhere in the comparison industry. With a Bachelor of Journalism and Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies from the University of Wollongong and experience in writing on a range of non-energy topics, Monika’s also well placed to know the most engaging ways to present in-depth information on electricity, gas and solar, while her personal investment in renewables and green energy mean that brings real passion to energy content. You can follow Monika on LinkedIn.


Powershop Mega Pack Explained

Powershop Mega Pack Explained

Posted by February 27th 2024

*The Mega Pack product is currently not promoted by Powershop. See here for current Powershop offers. Details below should be treated as historical.* Powershop’s payment model might be a little wacky to those not familiar with …


evaporative cooler in room

How much do evaporative coolers cost to run?

Posted by November 6th 2023

At some point, we’ve all experienced ‘end of summer’ power bill shock, making reaching for the air con remote less and less appealing as the years go by. But when the temperature reaches sweltering and …


Propane cylinder connected to barbecue

What is propane gas?

Posted by December 22nd 2023

We’ve all been there — parked up at the servo, waiting for your mum/dad/friend to fill up their car, staring out the window at a stack of grey cylinders in a cage. To some households, …


Closeup of gas bottles with regulator

What is an LPG gas regulator?

Posted by February 29th 2024

In Australia, where the weather is ripe for barbequing, gas bottles are a common household fixture. But while most of us are familiar with gas bottles, LPG system components are another story. We’ll take a …


EV being charged at home

Electric vehicle home charging stations

Posted by September 26th 2023

In the push for a sustainable future, more and more Australians are choosing electric vehicles (EVs). With petrol prices on the rise, plug-in cars look more attractive than ever. If you’re considering going electric, you …


Dirt road in Darwin with car speeding past.

Understanding the NT Electricity Market

Posted by September 15th 2023

Home to iconic natural treasures, rich Aboriginal history and stunning rugged landscapes — there’s nowhere quite like the Northern Territory. But the territory's idiosyncrasies don’t stop there. The NT energy market presents some unique challenges, …


Green LPG gas bottle

How and where to refill your empty gas bottles

Posted by December 22nd 2023

Picture this — a Sunday afternoon mid-summer, a beer in one hand and BBQ tongs in the other. Everything’s going smooth until your barbeque runs out of gas just as you pop the snags on. …


Hobart skyline

A guide to solar power in Tasmania

Posted by February 7th 2024

To a Tasmanian household considering installing solar, questions of price, rebates and feed-in tariffs may spring to mind. At Canstar Blue, we endeavour to answer these questions and more in our guide to solar power …


Aerial view of Darwin

A guide to solar power in Darwin, NT

Posted by February 7th 2024

Sounds great, right? Unfortunately, as a big upfront investment, going solar isn’t always an easy choice. Here at Canstar Blue, our goal is to answer all of your burning questions on Darwin solar and equip …