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The biggest mistake people make when it comes to their solar feed-in tariff

When you get solar panels, you become an electricity prosumer – you both consume and produce electricity, and you’re paid a solar feed-in tariff (FiT) […]

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Financing for green homes

Are you a homeowner thinking about making your house more sustainable and energy efficient?  Whether you’re thinking about a particular project, such as installing solar […]

The top 4 benefits of smart meters

Smart meters have numerous benefits, from giving you greater visibility of your energy usage and solar exports to making estimated energy bills a thing of […]

Solar households in Australia

Single phase vs 3-phase power: what are they and what’s the difference?

If your home is connected to the electricity grid in Australia (and most homes are, particularly in built up areas), you’ll likely either be on […]

What is a smart meter?

Smart meters differ from basic meters in that they digitally measure when and how much energy you’re using in your home.  This means your energy […]

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How to save money on your energy bill while stuck at home

As the effects of the COVID-19 crisis take hold across the country, more and more of us are now self-isolating at home. Besides boredom-induced viral […]

Blackout checklist: Know what to do when the power goes out

Blackout checklist: Know what to do when the power goes out

Blackouts are now a reality in Australia, with extreme weather and heat putting increased strain on the electricity grid.  The important thing to remember is […]

What you need to know about blackouts this summer

Blackouts (or power outages) can hit anytime, anywhere. They’re caused by a range of factors, but one of the most well-known and potentially destructive causes […]

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The bushfire emergency: fires, blackouts & solar safety

These past weeks and months we’ve been horrified to see the extent and impact of the devastating bushfires across the country.  Last week fires brought […]

Electricity Bill

What makes up my electricity price?

While you only receive one energy bill each month or quarter, it takes more than just your power company to deliver electricity to your home.  […]

What is a daily supply charge? - Young Girl with Electricity Bill

What is a daily supply charge?

Also known as a service charge or fixed charge, the daily supply charge is essentially the cost you pay to be connected to the electricity […]