The Deni Greene Award is now in its fourth year. Based on the success of the 2013, 2014 and 2015 Awards, it has a continuing relationship with the Bob Brown Foundation. The award was planned to run for 5 years, so this is the second last year of the award.Read More Calling for nominations for the Deni Greene Award
Renewable energy is very much in the news and of interest to consumers.Read More Renewable energy
The Public Interest Advocacy Centre says households struggle with even most modest price increaseRead More Urgent action needed to combat energy poverty
Save money and energy by cooling your home wiselyRead More CHOICE tips: stay cool for less
Government needs to ensure that we have the lowest cost industry that meets future societal needs.Read More We know why power prices are up, but what should we do?
In a submission lodged yesterday, the Consumer Action Law Centre called for the Australian Energy Market Commission to proceed with an energy rule change that would put downward pressure on household energy bills.Read More Consumer Action calls on Energy Market Commission to ease energy bills by proceeding with rule-change
CFA member, the Consumer Action Law Centre has challenged Australia’s energy retailers to put an end to door-to-door energy sales.Read More Energy retailers urged to end to door-to-door sales
CHOICE says some consumers could end up out of pocket by more than $300 because of inconsistent results from energy switching websites.Read More CHOICE puts energy switching sites under the spotlight
A paper released by the Consumer Utilities Advocacy Centre (CUAC) examines Victorian consumers’ experiences of door-to-door energy sales in Victoria, and outlines CUAC’s policy positions on door-to-door sales.Read More The consumer experience of door to door energy sales in Victoria
Victorian households are staring down the barrel of yet another electricity price hike after the Australian Competition Tribunal (ACT) overturned significant aspects of the ruling of the energy industry’s independent regulator.Read More Consumers the losers as competition tribunal sides with power companies – yet again.
CFA is involved in Standards Australia’s roadmap to support the deployment of Smart Grids in Australia. Smart grids have the potential to provide greater ability to incorporate and distribute renewable energy, save money through reduced demand, and empower consumers to manage their energy use.Read More The future of smart grids – Standards Australia roadmap
Consumer groups have reacted to a record number of complaints to Victoria’s Energy and Water Ombudsman by calling on energy companies to commit to a target of significant reductions in complaint numbers.Read More Consumer group calls on energy companies to bring down complaint numbers