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Can We Live Without Air Conditioning?

September 19, 2018

With global temperatures rising every 10 years by 0.2°C¹, it’s safe to say that our planet just isn’t cool anymore. By 2030, in Australia, the number of days per year that’ll be hotter than 35°C, will increase by 3 days...

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Why Solar Panels Alone Can’t Power Your Home

September 12, 2018

In 2016, around 16.5 percent of Australian households were benefiting from solar power¹. Fast forward to 2018 and their popularity continues to grow. In fact, industry analyst SunWiz predicts there’s going to be a massive solar energy boom this year²....

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Discounts on electricity and gas prices can be misleading

April 21, 2018

If you choose an electricity or gas plan based on the size of the discount you could end up paying higher prices. Consumer advocate groups including the Australian Competition and Consumer Commision (ACCC) and Canstar Blue recently reviewed a range...

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Energy consumers confused by energy bills and offers

January 11, 2018

Many energy consumers are just too busy to ensure they are always receiving a competitive price or are confused by energy bills and offers. A survey of 140 Illawarra residents by the Illawarra Regional Information Service (IRIS) found that 66 percent...

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Consumer energy markets a “minefield”

December 5, 2017

The Sydney Morning Herald (SMH) recently reported that the Australian Energy Regulator (AER) identified “billing issues” as a major cause of customer complaints. The SMH article went on to report that a spokesperson from the leading consumer advice group, Canstar Blue,...

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