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What’s a grid, anyway? Making sense of the complex beast that is Australia’s electricity network

Image: Shutterstock News about the energy crisis engulfing Australia’s east coast seems inescapable. Terms such as “grid”, the “National Electricity Market” and “transmission” are being...

What has Morrison’s ‘big stick’ to cut power bills achieved? Nothing, as far we can tell

Image: Mick Tsikas/AAP The Morrison government has spent years bringing in a law supposed to ensure electricity retailers pass on lower prices to customers. Yet...

I chose the electricity retailer offering the best deal for my home. That’s not what I got

  Image: Shutterstock Households in most of Australia have been able to choose between electricity retailers for more than a decade. The main reason is...

If you need a PhD to read your power bill, buying wisely is all but impossible

Energy bills are becoming to complex to understand. Shutterstock A recent survey found that Australia’s power companies are less trusted than media companies, banks and telcos....