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For a long time, South Australians have paid the highest electricity rates in Australia, with ‘one-size-fits-all’ flat/anytime tariffs costing 30-40 cents per kWh. Now, South Australians can dramatically reduce their electricity bills just by switching to a new tariff type.
NSW energy bill relief is on the way. The New South Wales state government has just upped relief grants to their emergency support Energy Accounts Payment Assistance (EAPA) Scheme. The boost aims to ease cost-of-living pressures during the COVID-19 pandemic, while making the program more accessible.
With Australia in lockdown, we’re now spending an enormous amount of time at home. As a result, most households will be using extra energy – up to 50% more than usual. So how can you power a home office (or two), cook every day and keep the comfort level of
The Coronavirus lockdown has caused huge job losses so the Australian Energy Regulator (AER) has called on energy retailers to put customers first. The AER want energy retailers to defer bills and disconnections for those in financial stress.
It’s uncertain times. If you find yourself or someone you know, worrying about being able to pay an electricity bill, we’ll break down what you can do. There is some good news. Because electricity is an essential service, there are protections in place so customers get a fair go and
ReAmped Energy has just launched into the South Australian market on March 5 2020. The fast-growing online retailer has created a wave of interest in the Eastern States by offering rock bottom electricity plans in NSW and Queensland since February 2019.
The electricity pricing recipe has been the same for decades. Electricity retailers set a price for power that includes a buffer for the ups and downs of the wholesale energy market, as well as covering all the other costs. However, now there is an alternative.
On January 27, EnergyAustralia’s solar feed-in tariffs will fall for solar customers in Queensland, New South Wales and South Australia. This includes customers of the major electricity retailer on ‘fixed-rate’ plans. Rates in Victoria are unchanged while ACT customers will now be offered a solar feed-in tariff.
Founded from grass-roots action in the Northern Rivers of NSW, and based in sun soaked Byron Bay, pioneering electricity retailer Enova Energy has built a loyal following. Now the retailer has switched on its community-owned social enterprise energy across the state.
AGL has just upgraded it’s electricity plans for households with electric vehicle replacing the $1 per day plan that was popular with EV owners. The new “AGL Electric Vehicle plan” is the retailers most competitive plan for non-solar owners. The catch is you’ll need to own an EV to get onboard.