Electricity

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Victoria Energy Rates Explained

Posted by June 18th 2024

In this Canstar Blue guide, we reveal what usage and supply rates customers in Victoria can expect to pay for their electricity. We also share some tips around finding this information on your bill. Victoria is …


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What is a virtual power plant (VPP)?

Posted by June 18th 2024

With more than three million Aussie rooftops now sporting solar panels, it’s clear that the sunburnt nation loves its solar energy. But solar energy isn’t always sunshine and rainbows for those looking to utilise it. …



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Energy switching deals and promotions

Posted by June 18th 2024

Canstar Blue reviews energy offers from retailers including AGL, EnergyAustralia, Simply Energy, Powershop, Click Energy & Red Energy.


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NSW Energy Rates Explained

Posted by June 18th 2024

In this Canstar Blue guide, we reveal what usage and supply rates customers in New South Wales can expect to pay for their electricity. We also share some tips around finding this information on your …


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Default power prices to drop July 1: How much will you save?

Posted by June 17th 2024

Australian households on standing offers could see as much as $190 shaved off their annual electricity bills from July 1, with the country's energy regulators locking in default energy prices for 2024-25. The Australian Energy Regulator …


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Compare Cheapest Electricity Prices in SA

Posted by June 17th 2024

South Australians pay through the nose for electricity, but there are good offers out there if you shop around. Review plans at Canstar Blue.


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Wholesale energy prices and providers in Australia

Posted by June 17th 2024

Energy prices can be an overwhelming topic, resulting in some households paying more for electricity. Many electricity customers are unaware that it is possible to purchase energy at wholesale energy prices, therefore missing out on …


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Score a free smart watch with Optus’s EOFY sale

Posted by June 14th 2024

Optus has revealed its biggest and best end-of-financial-year sales for 2024, with savings across devices, phone plans and internet deals on offer. Some of the most enticing deals include a 50% discount on the Google …



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South Australia Energy Rates Explained

Posted by June 11th 2024

South Australians have more than 20 retailers to choose from when it comes to powering their home, which is great news if you like a bit of variety in your life. However, with so many …


Natural Gas Prices in Victoria

Compare Natural Gas Prices in Victoria

Posted by June 10th 2024

Find the cheapest natural gas supplier in Victoria using Canstar Blue’s guide. We calculate gas retailer prices to show you how to save.


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Best Solar Feed-in Tariffs in Australia

Posted by June 6th 2024

A guide to finding the best deal on solar. Canstar Blue compares feed-in tariffs from Australia’s leading energy retailers.


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Cheapest Electricity Prices in NSW

Posted by June 6th 2024

Who is the cheapest electricity provider in NSW? Compare average costs between energy companies in NSW and find the best deal at Canstar Blue.


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Cheapest Electricity Prices in Victoria

Posted by June 6th 2024

Who has the cheapest electricity prices in Victoria? Canstar Blue has compared plans, discounts and costs from the big providers to help you find a better deal.


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AGL, Origin or EnergyAustralia: Which provider is best?

Posted by June 5th 2024

Known as the 'big three' energy providers in Australia, these giants still hold most of the market share and are often turned to as a reliable choice for consumers. But, does size really matter when …


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3-phase solar systems: Everything you need to know

Posted by June 3rd 2024

If you’re deep into your research around home solar systems, then there's a good chance you’ve stumbled across the term ‘3-phase power’ or ‘3-phase solar’. Renowned for its higher capacity, 3-phase solar may seem like …



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AGL vs Origin: How do they compare?

Posted by June 5th 2024

We’ve compared Australia’s two biggest energy providers to show you where to find the biggest discounts on your power bills.


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Expert Picks: Best Value Energy Plans VIC (June 2024)

Posted by June 5th 2024

This page contains some of the best electricity plans from energy providers in Victoria on Canstar Blue’s database. Every month, our dedicated team of energy experts will update this page to show you a range …