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There has been a steady chant of complaint about how complicated energy pricing has become. ReAmped Energy is a new online electricity retailer that keeps it simple. With a no nonsense pricing model and online service could ReAmped Energy be the retailer that rocks your world?
If you can handle your bill fluctuating with wholesale prices then Amber Electric might just be a way to end up paying a whole lot less for energy. This article is the first in a series profiling new electricity retailers that are set to shake up the energy industry.
The Victorian Essential Service Commission (ESC) on Friday 8th March released advice to the government to establish a Victorian default electricity offer (VDO). There’s big claims around savings. But will the VDO make any difference to how much Victorians spend on electricity? Or is it just a zero-sum game?
January is the time when retailers adjust Victorian electricity prices. Last year, AGL, Origin and Energy Australia raised electricity usage rates by around 15% in Victoria. The good news is electricity rates are mostly unchanged in January 2019 for many retailers
Australia has just eclipsed two million solar rooftop systems. In Canberra, there may be confusion around energy policy. Everywhere else it’s clear that households are voting with their wallets on where they’ll find cheaper and cleaner electricity.
The election win by the Andrews Labour government on Saturday has sealed the deal for a huge solar boom in Victoria. First announced in August, the energy policy promises 650,000 Victorian household access to a half price rebate for a 4kW solar set up
There’s a wealth of information online about how to go about getting the right solar set up. But not much written about what to look for when shopping for the electricity plan that will maximise your solar savings. In this article, I’ll unpack the essential considerations for solar owners
Buy low and sell high. That’s the catch cry of arbitrage. Few people realise it, but there are opportunities for owners of battery and solar setups to do just that with the right electricity plan. Like any arbitrage opportunity, if you’re in the know, then you can benefit from the
The solar feed-in battle is on. Origin Energy has hit back at rival AGL by introducing high feed-in tariffs targeted at winning over solar owners. While the Origin plans don’t have any export caps, a PV system limit of 10kW applies. Let’s look at the plans and who stands to
Electricity retailer Energy Locals have been making waves in NSW, ACT and Queensland with their promise of cheap, fair and clean energy. Now it’s South Australia’s turn and Energy Locals are not holding back. On their first day in the market, Energy Locals offered the cheapest plan for households