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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East coast gas prices are too high, ACCC declares

Posted by February 18th 2020

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has thrown down the gauntlet on gas producers, claiming price savings aren’t being passed down to consumers. In a new report, the consumer watchdog found that at some points …

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Wholesale prices have dropped, but will my power bill?

Posted by December 16th 2020

Wholesale energy prices are getting cheaper across Australia, according to the Australian Energy Regulator (AER). But are your power bills? The industry regulator has reported that prices continued to fall across the National Electricity Market (NEM), …

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Solar panels for camping

Posted by December 17th 2020

Camping’s cool and all, but what if instead of disconnecting from technology and drinking warm beers, we could both charge our phones and keep the beverages frosty to boot? Unless you have the luxury option …

EnergyAustralia Solar Review & Guide

Posted by December 17th 2020

EnergyAustralia provides end-to-end solar solutions for households and businesses right across Australia. But is it the best fit for you?

Electric Vehicle Power Plans in Australia

Posted by December 16th 2020

If you’re one of the lucky ones who own an electric car, there’s a good probability you’ve spent more time researching the price and range of different models than how much electricity your charge would …

Direct Debit Energy Discounts Explained

Direct Debit Energy Discounts Explained

Posted by March 12th 2020

You’d be hard pressed to come across someone who doesn’t love a discount, so when an opportunity pops up where you can save a few bucks on your energy bill, taking it may seem like …

Powershop vs AGL: Electricity Cost Comparison

Posted by January 15th 2021

It’s Powershop vs AGL in a battle of which is the cheapest electricity retailer. With nothing in common, how will they stack up against each other? Find out on Canstar Blue.


Pros & Cons of Solar Energy

Posted by December 17th 2020

Solar to a home is veggie garden to a human. Wait, what? We’re basically saying it’s a way to manage your own sustenance. In the case of solar specifically, we’re talking about a way to …