Archive for June 26, 2017

3 reasons your electricity bill is so high

Monday, June 26, 2017 Jonathan
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Electricity prices in Australia have doubled over the past five years,* and it’s a trend that is expected to continue. By now Aussies are aware of the incredible price rises, but they’re still in the dark about why their bills are so...

Is standby power charging up your electricity bill?

Monday, June 19, 2017 Jonathan
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Australian households spend an average of $100 per year on power for standby appliances, according to research by Fairfax Media. At a time when power prices are higher than ever before, standby power is one of the biggest energy drains around. Being...

Time of use electricity plans could cost more than you think

Monday, June 19, 2017 Jonathan
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New research from NSW suggests that ‘time of use’ electricity plans could cost families almost $370 more each year. This is in direct opposition to the expectation that peak and off-peak pricing structures would save consumers money. Before jumping to conclusions about...

It’s time to make the switch: an easy way to save on energy

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 Jonathan
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The energy industry is on shaky ground as power prices soar and Australians demanding answers. Rural Queensland has been among the hardest hit, and there is a grassroots movement underway to pressure the government to take action. Prices are rising so quickly...

Switching could save you hundreds on winter power bill

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 Jonathan
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Winter has arrived in Australia, and it’s bringing a one-two punch to power bills. Not only does usage soar in the colder months, but many states implement tariff increases on 1 July. The average power bill is a whopping $557 more in...

5 tips to save energy in the kitchen this winter

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 Jonathan
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It takes plenty of energy to keep a kitchen running, particularly in the winter. As outside temperatures drop, Australians cook more hot food, which means a higher power bill. In the average Australian home, 5 percent of energy is used for cooking,...

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