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.

Solar Farms Australia

A Guide to Solar Farms in Australia

Posted by December 15th 2020

Large-scale solar in Australia is a growing industry, with dozens of solar farms set to supply the energy grid with green power in the coming years.

$1 energy bill? Amaysim Energy’s crazy intro offer

Posted by February 19th 2020

Following the recent launch of its new subscription model energy plans, Amaysim Energy is offering new customers their first month of electricity for just… $1. This promotional offer is only available to those in Victoria who …

Origin ‘One Low Rate’ Explained

Origin ‘Low Rate Plan’ Explained

Posted by July 4th 2019

Origin’s ‘One Low Rate’ electricity plan moves away from big discounts and instead gives customers a reasonable price for power.

Energy regulator savings

Energy regulator reveals savings for customers paying most

Posted by February 19th 2020

Australian electricity customers on expensive standing offer plans are set to have their power bills reduced after the Australian Energy Regulator (AER) put forth its final determination of the 'Default Market Offer' (DMO) pricing. The AER …

2019 Electric Vehicles Australia

Electric cars available in Australia

Posted by January 7th 2021

With electric cars set to have their big moment in 2019, it’s time to figure out which EV is dishing the best value to Aussie drivers. Find prices and specs at Canstar Blue.

Solar Power Brisbane: Solar Panel Installers & Costs

Posted by December 15th 2020

Whether you’re a solar expert or a newbie in the market, picking the right solar supplier for your installation can be extremely confusing. With so many solar installers claiming to offer the cheapest prices and …

The City of Sydney council to go 100% renewable

Posted by April 1st 2019

The City of Sydney has committed to using 100 per cent renewable energy to power its buildings and other infrastructure, in a move that will slash the council’s greenhouse gas emissions by approximately 18,000 tonnes …


40% off! AGL takes the lead in WA gas discounting war

Posted by December 15th 2020

Households in Western Australia could now save as much as 40% off their natural gas usage charges, with energy giant AGL taking the state’s discounting price war to an unprecedented level. Customers who sign up to …

Powershop Mega Pack Explained

Powershop Mega Pack Explained

Posted by December 29th 2020

Powershop’s payment model might be a little wacky to those not familiar with it, but for those that are, it can be an engaging and rewarding way of doing business with your energy retailer. Instead …