Tag Archives: Consumer

Switch off and get paid

CONSUMERS will be able to cut their electricity bills by agreeing to companies remotely switching off their appliances during spikes in demand. The proposal is part of a package of federal government reforms expected to back ”cost-reflective pricing”. This will … Continue reading

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Power rationing ruling alarms consumer groups

CONSUMER groups are concerned that a ruling to allow power companies to ration their supply to households could leave some people high and dry. A final ruling by the Essential Services Commission this week opens the way for power companies … Continue reading

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