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.


Click Energy Solar Review & Guide

Posted by March 2nd 2021

CLICK ENERGY IS NO LONGER PUBLICLY AVAILABLE. Details below should be treated as historical information only. If you’ve got solar panels, there’s a decent chance you’ve got your head around the limited solar-specific electricity plans that are …



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Momentum Energy now amongst cheapest in VIC and QLD

Posted by January 29th 2021

Using all of its momentum, one energy provider has shot its way to the top of the cheap power deals list, thanks to a late January rate cut. After the dust has settled on the Victorian …



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Support breast cancer awareness with Red Energy

Posted by February 3rd 2021

Red Energy has launched a very ‘pink’ new plan that includes a monthly donation to Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA). Households will contribute $10 a month when signing up to receive electricity and gas with the …


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How much do evaporative coolers cost to run?

Posted by February 1st 2021

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 …



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Dodgy telemarketing in Tasmania leaves 1st Energy in hot water

Posted by December 21st 2020

1st Energy has apologised after its sales representatives likely misled Tasmania consumers shortly after the retailer kicked-off power price competition in the state. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) reports that 1st Energy has admitted …


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AGL to cut electricity prices in Victoria – but gas bills will go up

Posted by December 19th 2020

Following moves from ‘big three’ energy providers Origin and EnergyAustralia, AGL has also announced that some of its Victorian customers can expect cheaper electricity bills next year. From January 1, 2021, AGL residential electricity customers can …


Powershop Mega Pack Explained

Powershop Mega Pack Explained

Posted by June 15th 2021

*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 …