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  • Power Blackout due to AGL in NSW in 2022?

    Chief Executive Andy Vesey of AGL, Australia’s biggest energy provider has plans to shift Liddell’s function to renewable energy and replace coal with gas, batteries and pumped hydro after 2022. Liddell powers over “1 million homes in NSW and shutting it could cause major blackouts over the state” Energy...

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  • FIT price drop in NSW

    According to a solar energy new article from Energy Matters, the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) in NSW, is considering reducing the Feed in Tariff from 11 cents per kilowatts to possibly 8-9 cents per kWh. The fall in wholesale electricity price would also be taken into consideration...

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  • Smart Meters Rollout – Are Energy Companies Acting Smart?

    An analysis done by Gavin Duffy, Martin Gill and Sangeetha Chandrashekeran on a major rollout of so-called “smart meters” led by energy companies, reveals consumers are failing to reap the benefits, according to an article appearing on ABC News online edition dated Feb 22, 2018.  While Victoria already has them,...

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  • SA Solar Power plan to Slash Bills by 30%

    9 News telecast on 4th February announced a plan by the South Australian Government to roll out at least 50,000 home solar panels and batteries across the state and to create the “world’s largest Virtual Solar Power Plant”. It revealed that a trial is already underway involving 1100 State...

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  • Are Energy Comparison Services worse than Financial Services?

    According to an article by Alice Uribe in Financial Review dated 27.01.2018, financial advisers at the big banks favoured their own products, ignored the best interests of customers 75% of the time, and in 10% of cases actually gave advice that left investors worse off, a damning report by...

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  • Reduce Your Juice to Reduce Your Bill

    When the temperatures reach mid thirties and occasionally hit forties, we do everything possible to stay cool, switch on the a/c, cooler or fans and use additional bottle coolers to have cold drinks, without thinking of the repercussions on our power bills. Average household power bills in the summer...

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  • Will AGL Answer my Wish List or Not ?

    So it’s that time of year again, everyone is busy writing their Christmas lists, and thinking of the ideal gifts for their loved ones. Discounts, clearances, bargains, boxing day deals, etc are what you see and hear all around. The businesses reduce their profit margins to attract more customers....

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  • Is the Solar Energy buzz too confusing?

    Solar Energy Customers Exploited by Suppliers What’s one thing that’s sure to make you frown? Receiving an energy bill that is way overpriced? Or investing in solar panels and still receiving the same energy bills? Solar panels on your roof is a great step in creating a greener earth,...

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    By changing nothing, nothing changes! Make Easy Change!

    Studies on human behaviour have shown that people are reluctant to head toward unknown and change something familiar. As the saying goes, “Better the devil you know than the devil you don’t know.” This seems to be the belief of most of us, sticking to one energy provider, blocking...

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  • NEG – Energy Breakthrough or Smoke and Mirrors?

    The National Energy Guarantee (NEG) is designed to deliver reliability and emission reduction at the lowest cost. It has 2 parts: an Emissions Guarantee and a Reliability Guarantee. Let me clarify each of these elements. It is worth adding that the NEG proposal has none of the rigour that...

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