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Family reviewing their standing offer electricity bills

24 Jun 2021 14:53

Over 700,000 Australians could be paying the maximum possible price for electricity

Written by Heonji Kim

Standing offer customers could be paying the maximum permitted price for energy. The number of customers on these plans has increased in SE QLD and SA.

14 Apr 2021 16:37

Going green – untapped energy

Written by James McCay

As the world transitions to clean energy, we explore the untapped energy potential of four types of renewable energy in multiple countries across the globe.

29 Mar 2021 15:25

The carbon footprint of phone charging might be bigger than you think

Written by Eliza Buglar

Ever wondered how much electricity you use for phone charging, or how much greenhouse gas it produces? We investigate the carbon footprint of phone charging.

The Cost of Energy Around the World

26 Feb 2021 10:50

The Cost of Energy Around the World

Written by Compare the Market

Where in the world does it cost the most to carry out essential everyday tasks such as charging your mobile or using the tumble dryer?

12 Jan 2021 13:57

Five Minutes of Eiffel Tower Power

Written by Kenneth Young

Find out how much power it takes to illuminate the Eiffel Tower lights and what could be powered from that energy instead. Our list includes mobile phones, televisions, electronic scooters, plus more!

27 Jun 2019 16:44

Energy efficiency could save Australians billions of dollars

Written by Eliza Buglar

A new report shows what benefits Australia can gain through energy efficiency. Find out more about the report and how you can be energy efficient at home.

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.

Electricians working on powerlines

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.

Electricity bill with glasses and calculator

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.