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  • Look over the fence – don’t miss out

    People all around the world are jumping at the chance to save on home and small business energy bills. These guys at UK’s Love Energy say they are “dedicated to bringing (UK consumers) all the information you need to make an informed decision about your gas and electricity”. The Money...

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  • We review impending solar daze

    Nationally-funded journalism has cottoned on to the impending price cliff faced by many home and business owners who have been saving money by generating their own solar energy and receiving government support for it. ABC consumer affairs reporter Amy Bainbridge reported on her meeting with Damien Moyse from the...

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    Energy Comparison Code Anti-Competitive

    The Minister for Industry, The Hon. Lily D’Ambrosio MP, Level 36, 121 Exhibition Street, Melbourne, 3000   Dear Minister, Uncompetitive Energy Comparator Code On October 7, the Consumer Utilities Advocacy Centre (CUAC) released its Energy Comparator Code of Conduct, a voluntary code designed to guide the behaviour of energy...

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  • Why the Government feed-in rate method is flawed?

    You have solar panels, but until batteries become competitive, you need to sell some of your electricity. The feed-in tariffs for selling electricity have been continually driven down. In Victoria, the initial premium rates of 60c/kwh were reduced to parity with your buying rate, then to 6.2c/kwh now, and...

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  • Free Bill

    Summer’s just around the corner and your electricity bill is gonna burn. You know it, we know it. It’s just like your GP’s bill announced this week … going up. Everyone is spruiking that they can get your bill down … just send us your bill and we’ll analyse it,...

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  • 3 Excuses Suppliers Use to Overcharge Solar Customers

    It sounds amazing to get your electricity free from the sun. And it is! But many energy suppliers then turn around and charge you more for the electricity that you purchase. For example, EnergyAustralia entirely remove their 35% usage discount for solar customers. AGL reduce their usage discount from 28%...

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  • Free your Boss Bill

    Here’s a chance to impress your boss (again) on Monday morning. Our new local market advisor Energy Umpire is offering free energy bill health checks for small-to-medium sized businesses. They compare your business’s energy consumption rates with every local plan available and calculate how much you can save. Energy...

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  • 11 Ways Energy Suppliers Boost Profit at Your Expense

    You’ve just signed up for a new energy plan with a massive 38% discount. What a relief.  Now you can forget about it for a few years, right?  Unfortunately wrong. In this blog, we explain the “11 common ways that Energy Suppliers have you paying above market rates without...

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