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About the Energy Made Easy Beta test website

From June to October 2023, Energy Made Easy launched the revamped Energy Made Easy Beta website. Many user-friendly features have been introduced in the public Beta test environment improving the user experience for easier energy plan comparison.November 16, 2023

Default Market Offer: The Electricity Price Safety Net

The Default Market Offer is an electricity price safety net that protects consumers from unjustifiably high prices. It is the maximum price an electricity company can charge customers on standard retail plans.March 9, 2023

Received an energy bill you think is wrong?

You've just received an unexpectedly high electricity or gas bill. A higher bill may be possible given many of us have been at home more than usual recently, but you think the bill is actually wrong. So what can you do? Read our tips and suggestions.December 17, 2020

Speaking with your energy retailer about a payment plan

The coronavirus pandemic has affected households across Australia. Many people have lost income and could be experiencing financial stress. If you're having trouble paying your energy bills, speak with your retailer about a payment plan or other assistance. July 12, 2020

Energy Made Easy has changed

You may have noticed some changes to Energy Made Easy. These improvements are the culmination of our work over 2 years to redevelop the entire website. So what's changed and why?April 16, 2020

Bushfire safety and assistance available this summer

This summer the damage from bushfires has been unprecedented, with devastating effects on communities. It is helpful to know some safety tips and other assistance that's available for those who have been affected by bushfires.February 4, 2020

'Default market offer' and 'reference price' explained

You may have recently heard the terms 'default market offer' or 'reference price' in the media in relation to electricity offers. They relate to new rules for retailers operating in New South Wales, South Australia and South East Queensland. If you live in these regions, what does this all mean for you?September 13, 2019

Five tips to keep your energy bills down this winter

Winter energy bills are coming. But the good news is there's plenty you can do to keep your costs down that don't require you to spend a lot. In fact, some of the most effective things are free! Check out these tips.August 2, 2019