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July 2018 Electricity Price Changes

Electricity prices flat from July 2018 in NSW, QLD and SA

Major retailers have announced flat or slightly lower electricity prices in New South Wales, Queensland and South Australia from July 2018 for households and small business. Sure, it’s a welcome change after the 15-20% price increase in July 2017 which sparked a lot of anger. At the same time Australia’s

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Solar feed-in tariffs to fall in July 2018

Solar feed-in tariffs to fall in July 2018

Solar feed-in tariffs are expected to fall from July 1 2018 in most states. This is due to a reduction in the forward wholesale electricity prices. Forward prices are a key driver of the feed-in tariffs paid by retailers. In Victoria, the Essential Services Commission has reduced its mandated minimum

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Electricity comparison services compared

Electricity comparison services compared

What is Australia’s best electricity comparison service? There are lots of services that claim to help save you money by comparing electricity. So who does it best? We think it’s about time the tables were turned on electricity comparisons and they were compared side-by-side.

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Tango Energy

Pacific Hydro is now Tango Energy

As of 1st February 2018, electricity retailer Pacific Hydro has become Tango Energy. The retail arm of the renewable generation owner Pacific Hydro has been selling electricity in the Victorian electricity market for a number of years under the same banner.

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2018 Victorian Price increase

2018 electricity prices in Victoria on the rise

Whilst most Australian’s have been enjoying a break at the end of 2017 and in the first weeks of 2018, Victorian electricity retailers have been busy updating their pricing. It will come as no surprise that electricity prices are on the rise again.

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Solar Feed-in Tariff

Is the biggest feed-in tariff the best plan for you?

We get asked all the time, “What retailers pay the best / biggest / highest solar feed-in tariff?” While we direct them to our solar feed-in page, at the same time we explain why the very highest solar feed-in tariff doesn’t usually lead to the cheapest plan.

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Essential Guide to Comparing Electricity

Essential guide to comparing electricity

The right electricity plan can save you hundreds of dollars. Here’s our essential guide to getting the best electricity deal with tips to avoid the pitfalls. There are some serious catches that sting a lot of people – that you’ll want to know about when you compare electricity offers.

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Home Zero & Outlander PHEV

How to shrink a $5,000 annual energy bill to $500

This is the story of how we seriously cut our family’s energy bills. We’re a regular suburban family. Every member enjoys their mod cons. We weren’t looking to head off-the-grid or to live in a self-sufficient straw-bale house; not that there’s anything wrong with that. We wanted to discover how

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