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Solar feed-in tariffs Compared

Best Solar Feed-In Tariffs by State

Posted by January 13th 2022

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


Victorian Default Offer Explained

Victorian Default Offer (VDO) Explained

Posted by January 13th 2022

With energy prices skyrocketing in recent years, changes have been introduced to make electricity ‘fairer’ for all Victorians. In July 2019, customers in Victoria on standing offers – a basic energy plan usually with higher …


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How to get the best energy discounts

Posted by January 13th 2022

Most electricity and gas companies offer large discounts to some customers. Find out how you can save money on your energy bill at Canstar Blue.


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Extreme weather events a reminder to prepare for blackouts

Posted by January 7th 2022

Australians are being reminded to prepare for unexpected power outages this summer due to extreme weather events. Energy Networks Australia (ENA) and the Australian Energy Council (AEC) noted how the sector can be placed under pressure …



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Solar Feed-In Tariffs Victoria

Posted by January 10th 2022

There are so many reasons to install solar panels in Victoria, but most people just want to know how much they’ll be able to save on energy bills. Despite a plethora of contributing factors to …


House with solar panels and QLD solar feed-in tariffs

Solar Feed-In Tariffs QLD

Posted by January 12th 2022

From Coolangatta to Cairns and Toowoomba to Mt Isa, Queensland is a hotbed for sunshine, which explains why solar installations are through the roof right now. While there’s little debate over the benefits of solar …