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.

Prepaid Energy plans

Prepaid Energy Plans Explained

Posted by August 12th 2020

Prepaid electricity plans are here to eliminate ‘bill shock’ and help with your budgeting goals. Compare options from AGL, Powershop and more at Canstar Blue.


Queensland’s newest and cheapest energy deal is sweet like Nectr

Posted by July 23rd 2020

One of Australia's new, budget electricity retailers has launched in Queensland boasting competitive rates and unusual features. Nectr’s arrival has meant that state electricity prices have reached new lows, adding fuel to the increasingly competitive …

Energy Switching Deals & Promotions

Energy Switching Deals & Promotions

Posted by July 29th 2020

Canstar Blue reviews energy offers from retailers including AGL, EnergyAustralia, Simply Energy, Powershop, Click Energy & Red Energy.

Solar panels on roof

Energy Plans with Solar

Posted by August 6th 2020

Thousands of Australian households are switching to solar every year. Since solar panels aren’t exactly cheap, it’s important that you’re maximising the return on your investment with a solar plan suited for your needs. For …

ReAmped Energy vs AGL: Electricity Cost Comparison

Posted by August 10th 2020

AGL and ReAmped Energy battle it out in an energy cost comparison to see if we should go ‘out with the old and in with the new’. Aside from company experience, both brands bring to …

Red Energy vs AGL: Electricity Cost Comparison

Red Energy vs AGL: Electricity Cost Comparison

Posted by July 21st 2020

Red Energy goes up against AGL in a bid to see who’s the cheapest energy provider in each state. Find out which retailer comes out on top at Canstar Blue.