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26 Jun 2019 14:15

Say watt? Big energy savings are coming thanks to default market offers

Written by Megan Birot

Aussies on standing offers could save hundreds with default market offers from 1 July. See what other upcoming changes could put money back in your pocket this winter.

30 Jan 2019 11:37

Teens are the biggest household energy wasters, new data reveals

Written by Hannah Twiggs

An overwhelming majority of Aussies agree that kids are the biggest energy wasters in the home, with screens primarily to blame, according to new research.

11 Jan 2019 15:58

What to do in a power outage

Written by Jared Mullane

Power outages are a fact of life in Australia. Read how to prepare your home for blackouts, what to do during an outage and what to look out for once power is restored. Learn all you need to know about keeping your home and loved ones safe.

7 Jan 2019 11:12

Welcome relief for Aussies struggling to pay energy bills

Written by Jared Mullane

Learn all about the retail energy industry's amendments to laws regarding customers in hardship. Find out why the changes have taken place and what it means for you. Read more.

7 Jan 2019 10:21

More Aussies believe switching energy saves money, but won’t make the leap

Written by Jared Mullane

Find out if switching energy can save you money. Discover the average increase in electricity prices per capital city; understand the costs, and much more. Read on.

10 Dec 2018 17:31

Over half of Aussies think they are overpaying on their power bills

Written by Hannah Twiggs

Nearly two-thirds of Aussies admit that they’re probably not getting the cheapest rate for their energy, and yet nearly half have never switched plans or haven’t switched for at least 5 years.

29 Nov 2018 10:32

Electricity bills set to be slashed in 2019

Written by James McCay

Many Australians will see a dramatic dip in the price of their electricity bill in 2019 as the energy sector faces pressure to change their prices to meet new legislation.

25 Jan 2017 14:27

What are our record heatwaves costing us in air-conditioning?

Written by Compare the Market

With 75 per cent of Aussie households using air conditioners, use these 9 tips to reduce your household cooling costs for the quarter.

18 Oct 2016 10:16

The home tech energy saints and sinners

Written by Compare the Market

Recent research by has revealed the energy usage and added costs of the latest appliances and technology hitting Australian homes.

19 Sep 2016 13:52

Domestic gadgets and gizmos that are sending household energy bills soaring by as much as $1,030 a year

Written by Compare the Market

With energy prices rising by another 1.5% in July, Aussies are always on the hunt to slash their energy bills. Here's how new technologies are costing you.

29 Jul 2016 14:32

The price of solar: how to avoid the bill shock after tariff roll back

Written by Compare the Market

With feed-in tariffs to be rolled back in NSW, SA and VIC in the coming months, thousands of Australians could be faced with larger electricity bills.

1 Jul 2016 01:26

Who pays more for rising power prices?

Written by Compare the Market

Energy rates are going up, and they won’t be cheap! What can we expect to pay when it comes to our electricity usage? Find out in our price piece.