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  • Moving House? How I was Duped by the Energy Rip-off.

    Have you ever felt like you’ve spent more money than you should when moving house? Maybe that’s because you’re like me. My name is Sean and I, like many others before me, just got taken for an energy ride whilst moving house. Like any poor sucker who has had...

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  • AGL Electricity: Will the Bill Change?

    Malcolm Turnbull told electricity company chiefs during a meeting on 9 August that millions of Australians were paying too much for their power, ABC News online reported. The government has blamed the electricity retailers for the lack of transparency and difficulty the consumers face while switching providers. As agreed...

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  • Do Make it Cheaper Over-Promise?

    Claim: “Find the Cheapest” Make it Cheaper claim “Find the cheapest energy suppliers in Australia with Make it Cheaper.” Getting technical for a moment, this statement is part of the ‘metatag’, meaning that Google display this sentence when you find ‘make it cheaper’ via a search.  Google also use the...

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  • Can You Kill the Bill OR will the Electricity Bill Kill You?

    Charging Bull or Electricity Bill, take it by the Horns! ‘Moment of Truth’ is a bullfighting term, a translation of the Spanish “el momento de la verdad”. To end a bullfight, the matador takes his sword and gets the bull to charge straight at him, so that he can...

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  • Méthode Traditionnelle? Good for Sparkling Wine; Bad for Electricity Comparison

    My Electricity Price Shock When I received my electricity bill in late March, at a time of peak production in ‘Vintage Wines’, I realised the total due amount was unusually high. Though I could recollect a notification of a rate increase by the electricity provider, I was not too...

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  • SOLAR FEED IN TARIFF: ARE YOU FIT FOR THE SOLAR FIT?

    Electricity Prices up 20% Electricity consumers in Victoria have had bad news once again.  AGL, Origin Energy and Energy Australia have all announced price rises of around 20% with effect from 1st of July. When low cost electricity with lower carbon emissions is the need of the decade, the...

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  • Energy Umpire: A Revolutionary New Energy Comparison Service

    Energy is a pain in the neck, right? We all have to pay energy bills, but the hard part is keeping on top of it. Dealing with the confusion and hassle that the electricity and gas suppliers seem to create is a real headache.  Sometimes it’s easier just to...

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  • A Revolutionary Way to Always Get the Cheapest Electricity and Gas Prices.

    Energy is a pain in the neck, right? We all have to pay energy bills, but the hard part is keeping on top of it. Dealing with the confusion and hassle that the energy providers seem to create is a real headache.  Sometimes it’s easier just to ignore it...

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  • Penalties not Rewards for Energy Loyalty: AGL

    Most of us have experienced that free cup of coffee after we’ve had our card punched 10 times.  Or the less frequent free flight. So, it might be small but there’s a reward for loyalty. Is there a reward for being a loyal energy customer? Let’s see what AGL’s...

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  • Do “Make it Cheaper” – “Make it Cheapest”?

    Why talk about make it cheaper? Make it Cheaper are the market leader in comparing business electricity and gas prices. We ask the question: do you get the cheapest electricity and gas from Make it Cheaper? What do make it cheaper do? Make it Cheaper are a comparison service...

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