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Solar Feed-In Tariffs NSW

Posted by August 8th 2022

However, instead of being refunded cash, feed-in tariffs allow households to get credits on their power bills in exchange for exporting any leftover electricity back into the grid. And depending on the FiT rate, there …


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Solar Feed-In Tariffs Qld

Posted by August 8th 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 …


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Solar Feed-In Tariffs Victoria

Posted by August 8th 2022

This figure dictates how much of a credit households will receive on their power bills for exporting leftover electricity back into the grid. But is it as simple as just signing up to the solar …


Solar feed-in tariffs Compared

Best Solar Feed-In Tariffs in Australia

Posted by August 8th 2022

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


Electricity Price Rises & Changes

Electricity Price Rises & Changes

Posted by August 1st 2022

Keep up to date with new electricity plans, rates and discounts with Canstar Blue. We compare energy prices across NSW, QLD, VIC and SA.


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AGL, Origin or EnergyAustralia: Which provider is best?

Posted by August 1st 2022

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 …



Electricity Meter Types Explained

Electricity Meter Types Explained

Posted by July 28th 2022

In this Canstar Blue guide we'll explain the different types of electricity meters available to energy consumers in Australia and how they work. We'll also share some tips and tricks around how to read the …


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VB Solar Exchange: Earn slabs of beer for solar exports

Posted by July 27th 2022

Most of us know the jingle, and it’s fair to say there isn’t a more quintessential Aussie beer than Victoria Bitter (VB), but perhaps what we didn’t know was that VB recently teamed up with …