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Half Price Solar Boom for Victoria

Victorian election win for half price solar

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

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Solar Battery Arbitrage

Solar Arbitrage – profiting from solar and battery

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

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Solar feed-in tariff battle

Retailers battle for highest feed-in tariff

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

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Energy Locals arrive in South Australia

Energy Locals arrive in South Australia

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

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Fast Battery Payback

Fast payback energy storage

Like many solar owners, I’ve been watching with great interest as more energy storage products become available in Australia. The introduction of all-in-one energy storage systems and hybrid inverters have helped bring prices down

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Time Varying Solar Clock Sun

Time-varying solar tariffs now in Victoria

EnergyAustralia offers 29c kWh peak feed-in tariff. EnergyAustralia is the first retailer to provide time-varying solar feed-in tariffs in Victoria. On September 15 2018, four residential electricity plans were launched that pay solar owners almost triple their standard feed-in

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Wholesale Electricity Prices

Wholesale power prices for your home

Energy Locals announce lower electricity rates for customers. Continuing to shake up the electricity industry, Energy Locals new Member Promise 2020 plan offers low ‘wholesale prices’, fixed until 2020.

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Half price solar for Victoria

Half price solar rebate for Victoria now available

Premier Andrews wants to hook your home up to solar and cover half the cost. The Victorian Government has announced a $1.2b scheme to support 650,000 households taking up solar. The state has lagged the rest of the country in household solar, but this is set to change

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ACCC reports that WATTever compares more retailers than others

ACCC and AEMC reports put WATTever on top

The long awaited ACCC Retail Electricity Pricing Inquiry Report was released on July 11. The ACCC took aim at retailers, networks and the lack of consistent government policy. Electricity comparison services came under scrutiny too – and rightly so!

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Ausgrid Time of Use Seasonal Change

Ausgrid Seasonal Time Of Use from July 2018

From 1 July 2018, Ausgrid have moved to seasonal Time Of Use periods. If you have a home or small businesses in Northern or Eastern Sydney, the Central Coast or parts of the Hunter region you’ll soon experience a change to your ‘peak periods’. This is designed to reflect the

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Electricity watchouts sharks sighted

Electricity watchouts you need to know

Founder of WATTever David Hiley, puts a spotlight on the darker side of retailer behaviour and the practices that are giving the industry a bad name. This is the first in a series of articles about opportunities we see to “fix electricity” in the contestable electricity markets in Australia.

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Switch with WATTever Get a $50 eGift Card


  1. Use the Switch and Sign Up links on and sign up to a partner electricity retailer including Bright Spark Power, Dodo Power & Gas, Energy Locals, Enova Energy, ReAmped Energy or Sumo using the same email address.
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  4. If you withdraw from a retailer during the ‘cooling off’ period you will be ineligible for the gift card.
  5. Limited time only. Offer closes 30 April 2022. WATTever reserves the right to vary or withdraw this promotional offer at any time. For full details see terms and conditions.