Category Archives: News

By ChrisWilliams | April 29th, 2020 | Categories: News

New lockdown spending habits will outlive the coronavirus pandemic

Spending habits forged during the coronavirus lockdown are set to permanently reshape consumer behaviour in Australia. There has been a surge in demand...

By ChrisWilliams | April 29th, 2020 | Categories: News

Working from home adds an extra $527 to your energy bill every 6 months, says Mozo

Households across the country have become busier than ever, with many Aussies having to convert their spare spaces into home offices and schools....

By ChrisWilliams | April 29th, 2020 | Categories: News

Abu Dhabi’s 1.5 GW tender draws world record low solar bid of $0.0135/kWh

The tariff is around $0.0021 lower than the $0.0156/kWh French oil giant Total and Japanese conglomerate Marubeni Corp offered in Qatar’s 800 MW...

By ChrisWilliams | April 24th, 2020 | Categories: News

State government backs big batteries and solar to drive recovery

Residents will be able to install larger solar energy systems on their roofs without council approval and NSW may get its first big...

By ChrisWilliams | April 22nd, 2020 | Categories: News

Germany, With Skies Cleared by Coronavirus Lockdown, Produces Record Solar Power

Germany’s solar panels produced record amounts of electricity, exacerbating market forces that were already hammering the profitability of the country’s remaining coal plants....

By ChrisWilliams | April 7th, 2020 | Categories: News

Northern Territory Battery Rebate

The Northern Territory Government has announced two major programs that will help achieve their plan for 50% renewables by 2030. The first relates...

By ChrisWilliams | April 2nd, 2020 | Categories: News

Toilet paper, pasta and now solar panels: The newest ‘essential’ homeowners want for lockdown

As Featured in the Sydney Morning Herald and Domain SUE WILLIAMS DOMAIN REPORTER APR 2, 2020 Home-owners worried about their finances in the...

By ChrisWilliams | January 8th, 2019 | Categories: News

Renewables overtake coal as Germany’s main energy source

NEWS, 13 December, 2018, Article: REUTERS FILE PHOTO: Wind turbines are pictured in RWE Offshore-Windpark Nordsee Ost in the North sea, 30 km from...

By ChrisWilliams | December 14th, 2018 | Categories: News

Porsche electric car prototype achieves new record 400 kW charge rate

NEWS, 13 December, 2018, Article: electrek A new Porsche electric car prototype has achieved a new record charge rate of 400 kW at a...


These costs are based on the SA Power network in Adelaide but prices may vary depending on your circumstances. This comparison assumes a general energy usage of 4000kWh/year for a residential customer on Energy Locals Time of Use Tariff – (TOU – Peak, Off-Peak & Solar Sponge).

The reference price is set by the Australian Energy Regulator (AER) for a financial year in relation to electricity supply to residential customers in the distribution region and is based on an assumed annual usage amount. Any difference between the reference price and the unconditional price of a plan is expressed as a percentage more or less than the reference price. The terms of any conditional discounts are shown, along with any further difference between the reference price and the discount applied if a condition is met, expressed as a percentage more or less than the reference price.