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Warm your house this winter with cheap tricks and canny heater choice

Simple, cheap tricks are as important as choosing the right heater when it comes to keeping your warm inexpensively.

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Regulator to drive down electricity bills by up to nine per cent

Thousands of older Australians will find it more affordable to heat their home this winter, as a new price ceiling that's set to deliver $36 million in household savings kicks in from July.


Australians with rooftop solar panels could soon be charged for exporting power into the grid, under proposed changes

Australians with rooftop solar panels could soon be charged for exporting power into the grid, under proposed changes recommended by the Australian Energy Market Commission.

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COVID driving more older Australians into poverty

Social isolation during the pandemic means more retirees are staying home, and energy costs are a major challenge.


It’s time for Australia to be more energy efficient

Renters in Victoria soon won’t have to deal with dodgy heaters and insulation. Now other states must get energy-efficient. Alan Pears, RMIT University Renters will…


Solar panel fires becoming more common

In the past five years, solar panel-related fires have increased five-fold, fire chief warns.

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What the energy bill revamp means to you

New draft guidelines announced by the Australian Energy Market Commission aim to make energy bills more user-friendly and provide increased protection for consumers.


Which solar panels are best?

Everything that you need to consider before committing to solar panels.

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Mum and dad energy projects take off

People power: everyday Australians are building their own renewables projects, and you can too


10 ways to increase your energy

Are you feeling tired, sluggish, fatigued or simply disinterested in things that used to excite you? These 10 tips will help to boost your energy and reclaim your get-up-and-go.


Energy companies get ultimatum on prices

Federal energy minister Angus Taylor warns electricity retailers to pass on savings to consumers or the ACCC will take action.


Energy poverty hits housebound Aussies

Energy poverty is hitting 30 per cent of Australians forced to stay home by coronavirus, with households using 16 per cent more electricity than last winter.

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