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.

Man Riding Electric Mountain Bike In Alps

Electric Bikes in Australia

Posted by January 30th 2020

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 …


EnergyAustralia Plans in NSW

Posted by November 21st 2019

So, you’ve clearly heard about EnergyAustralia, but navigating the energy plans available from this retailer is probably unknown territory. This page will break down what’s currently on offer from EnergyAustralia in New South Wales, giving …

Powershop vs AGL: Electricity Cost Comparison

Posted by January 17th 2020

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.

Pay on Time Energy Discounts Explained

Pay on Time Energy Discounts Explained

Posted by February 17th 2020

It’s no secret that Aussies love discounts, and there’s certainly no exception when it comes to our energy bills. Pay on time discounts were once the crème de la crème of energy discounts, packing the largest punch …

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 October 25th 2019

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.

AGL Energy Plans in NSW

Posted by February 19th 2020

Here you can compare from a range of plans AGL Energy is offering in NSW, helping you decide which will bring you the most value.

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 …