If the climate crisis, fires in the Amazon and news of fracking in the Northern Territory have you worried about where your energy is coming from, then you’ll be happy to hear that as of October 1st 2019, Enova Energy will be servicing Sydney, Newcastle and Wollongong.
Just two months on from the rollout of the new energy pricing regulations, close to a million Aussie households across New South Wales, South Australia, south-east Queensland and Victoria have already started to see a difference in their electricity bills, according to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC).
With the warmer spring months just around the corner, you might be starting to think about throwing open the windows and turning off the heater. But although the bitterly cold days are on the way out, chances are they’ve left you with an equally bitter aftertaste, in the shape of a large energy bill.
On Tuesday the Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) held a hearing to address a new proposal from energy companies, Engie and Simec Energy about introducing a wholesale demand response mechanism in Australia.
Around the world, electric vehicles (EVs) are becoming a popular option for both tech enthusiasts and the environmentally conscious. And while EVs haven’t managed to penetrate the Australian market as much as they have elsewhere, experts say it’s only a matter of time before the share of EVs on Australia’s roads increases. Below, we look at some of the most common questions surrounding EVs, as well as the main obstacles to their uptake.