EnergyIQ Blog

Forget gas – electric vehicles could hold the key to the energy transition

Fri, 12 Jun 2020
 Forget gas – electric vehicles could hold the key to the energy transition

Gas is an important part of our current energy mix, with more renewables coming into the grid month on month and our coal fleet ageing (and breaking down) – there is a need for a gap filler. Could electric vehicles hold the key to the energy transistion?

The next existential threat provides us with a big opportunity

Thu, 11 Jun 2020
The next existential threat provides us with a big opportunity

While there is going to be economic pain ahead post COVID, of medieval proportions, there is a gleaming big opportunity sat right in front of our faces to soften the next existential threat. I am of course talking about tackling climate change.

How to switch to the best energy provider

Wed, 10 Jun 2020
How to switch to the best energy provider

Are you paying too much for your electricity? If you haven't shopped around, called your electricity provider and haggled for cheaper rates or compared a recent bill, it’s more than likely your answer is yes.

5 common renewable energy myths BUSTED

Tue, 9 Jun 2020
5 common renewable energy myths BUSTED

Can switching to a renewable/green/future-focused plan really make a difference? Does it cost more? Keep reading as we tackle 5 common renewable energy myths that are overdue a little busting.

Top 9 ways to save on energy (and money) in your home

Mon, 8 Jun 2020
Top 9 ways to save on energy (and money) in your home

Winter for many means shaking out the winter coat but it can also mean higher energy bills! We've put together our top 9 energy saving areas in your home that could help you use your appliances more efficiently and save you money.

Why you should switch from gas to electric

Wed, 15 Jan 2020
Why you should switch from gas to electric

Once upon a time, gas was a cheap and plentiful energy source for Australian homes and from as early as the 1930's, we've all been encouraged to “cook with gas”.

The two types of electric vehicle (EV) explained

Fri, 10 Jan 2020
The two types of electric vehicle (EV) explained

Electric Vehicles or EV's are bloody exciting and could be one of the biggest changes you make to your lifestyle to reduce your impact on the environment, BUT they are really confusing.

How you can be smarter with your energy

Fri, 10 Jan 2020
How you can be smarter with your energy

Did you know that about 80% of us Australians have accounts with one of the big three: Energy Australia, AGL or Origin, even though there are many better deals out there. Much better for your pocket and the environment.

How to save on energy when you live in a share house

Wed, 6 Nov 2019
How to save on energy when you live in a share house

If you're in a share house and you're broke, Electricity Bills are a real buzz kill! While we may not be able to help your money situation (although, if you test your EnergyIQ you might be able to save yourself some money) we can help you with saving a little energy now and then.

How you can reduce your energy consumption

Wed, 6 Nov 2019
How you can reduce your energy consumption

Reducing your energy consumption isn't just beneficial to you (and your wallet) but also everyone else if you can work towards reducing your carbon footprint as well!

Where does all the money from your electricity bill go?

Mon, 21 Oct 2019
Where does all the money from your electricity bill go?

While some of your Electricity Bill can be directly attributable to the volume of electrons that flow into your gadgets, appliances etc - a good portion of it has nothing to do with your electricity consumption.