Over 150,000 AGL customers who have been on standing offers for over a year will have their electricity rates automatically reduced by up to 10% from January 1, 2019.
With a Twitter feud raging over the definition of 'fair dinkum' energy policy, it has been interesting to observe the lack of attention on the role of private sector innovations. As CEO of Australia's leading SME focused energy broker, I would like to set the politics of energy aside and instead outline how our company is helping Australian businesses save costs, reinvest in their operations and pass savings onto the consumer.
The latest report by the Queensland Competition Authority has revealed a continuation of declining prices on offer from energy retailers in South East Queensland and stark differences between the most expensive and least expensive retail rates.
It was just one year ago the team at Make it Cheaper had a vision to help Australians say goodbye to expensive, non-competitive energy deals with zero hassle, no cost and big savings.
The latest NSW Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribune (IPART) review of the competitiveness of the retail energy market has revealed the extent customers are being punished for failing to shop for better deals between retailers.
The Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) has announced a new five day notice period before planned electricity and gas price rises for energy customers.
According to the latest released consumer price index (CPI) figures from the ABS, the cost of electricity and gas were the fastest rising household expenses for Australians in the last decade, trailing only increases in the costs of tobacco and tailored cigarettes.
Instead of performing a new energy comparison every time your contract is due to renew, Make it Cheaper customers can sign up to DiFY once, then get great savings forever. The response to DiFY has been phenomenal, and today we've signed up our 10,000th DiFY customer.
A study of over 22,000 business and household energy customer’s bills in the first half of 2018 by energy comparison company Make it Cheaper has revealed most customers are paying for unnecessarily high bills if they fail to compare multiple retailer offers.
The National Energy Guarantee (NEG) was endorsed by an overwhelming majority of Coalition MPs in a party room meeting today, clearing the way for new legislation to be tabled as early as this week.