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Tips for lowering your heating costs this winter

Tips for lowering your heating costs this winter

Interest rates keep on rising, petrol is at an all time high and let’s not talk about the price of buying a head of iceberg lettuce, and of course to follow suit;  the rising price of energy.With inflation hitting its highest level since the 80s, more and more Aussies are needing to buckle down this winter and make wiser choices when it comes to their home heating, considering that heating and hot water costs tend to make up about half of your energy bill.To help you out, here are some money-saving tips and tricks to help your budget go further whilst keeping your family and abode cosy this season.

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Energy bills set to sky rocket this winter here is why and how to cut costs

Energy bills set to sky-rocket this winter: here’s why and how to cut costs

Coming off the warmest Autumn since 2016, Australians are set to feel the chill over the coming winter months. For those of us in southerly states, it’s tempting to curl up beneath the heater and switch on the electric blanket. If the influx of talk about rising energy costs and soaring bills has you switching off at the source, we’re here to help you make sense of what’s going on.

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Tips for saving money on your energy bills this winter

Tips for saving money on your energy bills this winter

As winter approaches and it starts to get cooler, you’ll notice you use more energy to keep your home warm. The cost of this additional energy can add up and get quite expensive but if you follow the tips by our Mozo experts, you can reduce your usage and save money on your energy bills!

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Higher gas prices in your home global gas looks unpredictable right now

Higher gas prices in your home? Global gas looks unpredictable right now

Natural gas is used by many Australians around the home for cooking, heating and preparing water. As a major part of your energy bill, it's important to keep an eye on what might be affecting the bottom line, especially as prices could be creeping up. Conflict in Europe has led to further speculation over the future of gas prices in Australia.In Europe and Asia the disruption to normal supply has meant that the price for natural gas has skyrocketed to record-breaking levels. Gas has become increasingly expensive for both domestic and industrial uses.

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Mike cannon brookes makes a play for agl with an eye toward green energy

Mike Cannon-Brookes makes a play for AGL with an eye toward green energy

The billionaire behind tech company Atlassian and part-owner of the South Sydney Rabbitohs has shocked the nation with the news that he would lead a group in bid to acquire AGL energy.The move occurred in the afternoon of Sunday the 20th of February, with AGL announcing to the world that it had rejected the unsolicited offer, worth approximately $8bn in cash. After initially throwing cold water on the idea, spokesmen for the Energy company have since come out and clarified that the offer was seen as a lowball -  offering nearly no premium on the price of shares.The AGL board determined that: “the Unsolicited Proposal materially undervalues the company on a change of control basis and is not in the best interests of AGL Energy shareholders.”Cannon-Brookes is already invested significantly in green electricity, his portfolio includes stake in a solar farm project in the Northern Territory, and renewables enterprise Genex. His ambitious plan to buy AGL would supposedly see Australia’s largest energy company achieve a net-zero carbon rating by 2030, just under eight years from now.

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