Australians concerned about electricity prices
The industry of electricity supply and distribution can often be a confusing one for the average consumer - whether commercial or residential - to negotiate.
Shopping around for the best electricity prices can be an effort, and making sure that you get all the facts from the representative or sales person you talk to, or the website you look at, may be difficult.
There are, however, websites which can simplify this process by collating all necessary details for each supplier in one place, easing the hassle for consumers and providing an objective rundown of the facts.
This comparison system could begin to be more valuable to consumers, as a recent poll has highlighted Australians' concerns about the price of electricity supply above other household issues.
The poll, conducted on behalf of the Institute of Public Affairs (IPA) found that a majority of people are nervous about rising electricity prices due to the impending introduction of the carbon tax in July this year.
IPA policy director, Tim Wilson, blamed negative public attitudes on legislative issues and stated: "Sadly, too often household prices are rising because of bad government policy. It’s time governments got a reality check and stopped forcing up prices."
Posted by Charlie Moore