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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Simply Energy launches hot new deal for summer

Posted by January 6th 2020

Simply Energy has launched what it has dubbed a ‘HOT’ new offer in time for summer, boasting 12% off the Victorian Default Offer in the form of a guaranteed discount. With rising energy prices likely to …

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E-Bike Brands in Australia

Posted by January 7th 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? …

ReAmped Energy reignites QLD price war with ‘handshake’ deal

Posted by December 29th 2020

The Queensland electricity price war rages on with the introduction of a competitive plan from new-kid-on-the-block, ReAmped Energy. Originally available in NSW only, the ReAmped ‘Handshake’ deal brings its signature value to south east Queensland, but …

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Electric Bikes in Australia

Posted by January 7th 2021

{:en}It’s 8:30am, you’ve slept through four alarms and are now running late to work. Commuter traffic means a normally 20-minute bus ride will take double that, so your options are either be late or blitz …

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Momentum Energy stung $900k for not applying concession discounts

Posted by October 25th 2019

Victoria’s energy regulator has issued $900,000 in penalties to retailer Momentum Energy for overcharging customers on their power bills. This comes after the Essential Services Commission (ESC) found that the energy provider failed to apply relevant …

PowershopLITE Explained

Posted by January 4th 2021

Powershop has a plan for those who don’t want to take part in buying Powerpacks. Find out what’s different about it at Canstar Blue.

ACT first in Australia to achieve 100% net renewable energy

Posted by February 19th 2020

The Australian Capital Territory (ACT) has become the first Australian state or territory to achieve 100% net renewable electricity. The territory has begun purchasing electricity produced by the Hornsdale Stage 3 wind farm in South Australia, …

LED Light Bulbs Explained

Posted by September 29th 2019

It may seem straightforward to some, but to others, the different types of lightbulbs available at your local Coles or Woolies can be a bit of a head-scratcher. LEDs have copped some praise over the …

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Click Energy launches new cut-price power deal for QLD

Posted by December 29th 2020

There’s been a welcome boost to energy price competition in south east Queensland, with Click Energy launching a new deal that boasts a whopping 17% off the Reference Price. At a time when the Australian Competition …