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The switch is on: Consumers are turning away from gas

The switch is on: Consumers are turning away from gas

19th September 2018 In 2008, the demand for grid-supplied electricity in eastern Australia began its fall. Back then, industry planners and commentators thought the phenomenon just a temporary response to the Global Financial Crisis. After an expectedly-brief lull, and as…

How do you solve a problem like fixed charges?

How do you solve a problem like fixed charges?

1st March 2018 Credit: David Kingham/flicker Everyone hates the fixed or daily charges on their electricity bills, right? So why do they keep going up? Because retailers take us for mugs, right? What to do about fixed charges represents one…

Is the Federal Solar Incentive still available? (Updated)

Is the Federal Solar Incentive still available? (Updated)

31st January 2017 During many conversations I have with friends, collegues and customers alike, I seem to hear a common occurring question “Is the solar incentive still available?”.  This question made me write this clarification on the current state of…