Latest Energy Market News

Help For Consumers impacted by COVID-19

Help For Consumers impacted by COVID-19

The Australian Energy Regulator (AER) has issued the following announcement extending the expectations for support for customers to 31st March, 2021: Support is available for residential and small businesses customers experiencing financial stress as a result of...

ERM Power Rebrand

ERM Power Rebrand

You may or may not be aware that ERM Power was acquired by Shell? ERM is now in the process of rebranding as Shell Energy and from February/March the new brand will have been implemented. What does this mean for ERM Power customers? Well, nothing really, other than...

HVAC Pre-Cooling

HVAC Pre-Cooling

We all know it happens, those super hot days the HVAC gets a work out and often struggles to cool areas effectively.  Demand spikes and consumption skyrockets! Astute customers looking to improve their energy efficiency and achieve electricity cost reductions are...

Demand Response and Reduction

Demand and Capacity Charges make up a significant portion of your electricity invoice, if you review you will see that it can often account for roughly 25% of your total bill.  Networks have gradually transitioned their tariff structures to focus more on Demand and...

Commission Based Brokerage

Financial comparison site iSelect has been ordered to pay $8.5million as it misled customers choosing electricity plans.  They have admitted that their commercial arrangements with electricity retailers restricted the plans available to customers, meaning that the...

AER – State Of The Energy Market 2020

Most people probably don’t have the time or inclination to read the report State Of The Energy Market 2020 from the Australian Energy Market Operator.  Here is their Snapshot on the National Energy Market:   As ageing coal generators exit the market, over 93 per...