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Natural Gas Suppliers & Prices

GloBird Energy NSW Energy Market

NSW energy market to get competition boost

Posted by June 22nd 2019

Energy customers in New South Wales will soon have another electricity and gas provider to consider, with GloBird Energy granted a license to operate in the state. Currently only retailing in Victoria, GloBird Energy has emerged …


Energy company fined for leaving customers on life support without power

Posted by June 22nd 2019

One of Australia’s biggest power suppliers has been fined $60,000 by the energy regulator for allegedly cutting power to customers on life support, without warning. Energex, the company responsible for electricity distribution in south-east Queensland, was …


Energy customers paid for turning off power

Energy customers paid for turning off power

Posted by June 25th 2019

Reducing your energy usage will always mean cheaper power bills, but for switched-on customers of one Victorian electricity retailer, turning off the lights and air conditioning has been resulting in even greater financial rewards. Over recent …


WA politicians divided over electricity competition

WA politicians divided over electricity competition

Posted by April 29th 2019

Despite thriving competition in the state’s gas market, households in Western Australia will remain stuck with just one electricity retailer for the foreseeable future, with the treasurer and energy minister softening his plans to end …


Time-Varying Solar Tariffs Explained

Time-Varying Solar Tariffs Explained

Posted by June 22nd 2019

The way we get paid for solar power is about to get a shake-up as new ‘time-varying feed-in tariffs’ are being rolled out in some states and are expected to become compulsory in the near …


Powershop cuts electricity prices ‘thanks to renewables’

Powershop cuts electricity prices ‘thanks to renewables’

Posted by June 25th 2019

Powershop customers in Victoria can expect a modest reduction in electricity prices this year, thanks to the retailer’s recent purchase of three hydro power stations, it says. Ed McManus, CEO of Powershop and parent company Meridian …


AGL launches prepaid electricity plan

AGL launches prepaid electricity plan

Posted by June 21st 2019

AGL has revealed a new ‘prepaid’ electricity plan, with customers rewarded with lower bills based on how much energy they purchase in advance. The retailer says its new variable rate plan will give households more control …


Amazon Echo

AGL to give away Amazon Echo with new power plan

Posted by June 22nd 2019

Energy giant AGL is attempting to attract new customers by offering an Amazon Echo smart device as part of a new deal. The electricity and gas retailer says it is “transforming home energy management” by offering …


cut swimming pool energy costs

New trial aims to cut swimming pool energy costs

Posted by June 25th 2019

Australian households with swimming pools are being given a chance to drastically lower their energy bills as part of a new trial with the Sydney energy retailer ‘Pooled Energy’. The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has …