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How Much Electricity Do Christmas Lights Use?

Blog Post Tuesday 27th of November 2018

How Much Electricity Do Christmas Lights Use?

Christmas is almost upon us and with that, Christmas decorations. Whether you like going all out when it comes to decorations (including your front yard and house) or like to keep it simple (indoor...

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Everything You Need to Know About Solar Energy

Blog Post Wednesday 21st of November 2018

Everything You Need to Know About Solar Energy

Solar panel have become popular in Australia as they offer potential cost savings as well as an eco-friendly approach to energy generation. From how they work to panel size, installation and positi...

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Step-by-step Guide to Finding the Right Energy Plan

Blog Post Tuesday 20th of November 2018

Step-by-step Guide to Finding the Right Energy Plan

Choosing the right energy plan could ultimately save you money while giving you a service that closely matches your household's needs. With a long list of considerations - including price, cont...

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Solar Energy: The Must-have Checklist for Getting Started

Blog Post Friday 26th of October 2018

Solar Energy: The Must-have Checklist for Getting Started

Having a solar system installed is a lot different from getting your electricity straight from the grid. So if you're thinking about switching to solar, it's helpful to do some research bef...

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Can Solar Panel Save You Money Over the Long-term?

Blog Post Friday 19th of October 2018

Can Solar Panel Save You Money Over the Long-term?

If you generate your own energy, you probably wouldn't think twice about running the air conditioner all day during sweltering summers and turning up the thermostat in winter. Solar systems see...

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Teaching Kids to Save Energy: 8 Fun Tips to Try

Blog Post Wednesday 10th of October 2018

Teaching Kids to Save Energy: 8 Fun Tips to Try

You can cut your family expenses by getting everyone involved in saving energy. It's also a great learning experience for kids. By starting early you instill positive values, teach your kids di...

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Renewable Energy: Top Trends to Know About

Blog Post Wednesday 3rd of October 2018

Renewable Energy: Top Trends to Know About

Renewable energy draws on natural resources that are continuously replaced and don't run out. Given challenges like climate change and public health, renewable energy offers an attractive, clea...

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Saving Energy: Does It Help If You Turn Devices Off At the Wall?

Blog Post Thursday 27th of September 2018

Saving Energy: Does It Help If You Turn Devices Off At the Wall?

If you're looking for one simple thing you can do to save on your power bill, here it is: switch off at the socket. Take a look around your home and you'll probably realise you've got q...

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How to Choose the Best Energy Provider for You

Blog Post Wednesday 19th of September 2018

How to Choose the Best Energy Provider for You

Whether you're moving house or seeking a more competitive energy plan, finding the right energy provider doesn't have to be a stressful process. By following these steps, you can find a gas...

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How Much Energy Do Your Home Appliances Use? (Infographic)

Blog Post Wednesday 12th of September 2018

How Much Energy Do Your Home Appliances Use? (Infographic)

​Almost all of us are trying to find ways to use less energy. Whether you’re looking to reduce your environmental footprint or save on energy bills, chances are you’ve picked up a few e...

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11 Amazing Facts You Didn't Know About Energy Consumption in Australia

Blog Post Wednesday 12th of September 2018

11 Amazing Facts You Didn't Know About Energy Consumption in Australia

We use energy every day in our hot showers, to power our smartphones, and to get around in our cars. But have you stopped to think about the miracle that's the energy powering our lives? Whethe...

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How Australia's Energy Landscape Has Changed Over Time

Blog Post Monday 3rd of September 2018

How Australia's Energy Landscape Has Changed Over Time

Australia’s energy sector, as for many other countries, is an important aspect of the economy. Given this, how has Australia's energy landscape shifted from the early years to the present...

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8 Smart Home Technologies to Know About

Blog Post Thursday 16th of August 2018

8 Smart Home Technologies to Know About

Electricity is essential in our lives, so it's important to know which technology tools are available to help you manage your power costs. Here are some awesome smart home technologies to be aw...

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Understanding How Gas-Fired Electricity Works

Blog Post Thursday 21st of June 2018

Understanding How Gas-Fired Electricity Works

We tend to associate natural gas with many direct uses, such as for cooking, heating, and hot water systems, but did you know natural gas can be used to generate electricity? Coal-fired electricity...

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How to Ensure Electrical Safety During Severe Weather

Blog Post Monday 4th of June 2018

How to Ensure Electrical Safety During Severe Weather

Storms, floods, and other severe weather conditions don't only disrupt daily routines, they can pose risks and dangers if you're not prepared. A major danger during severe-weather events is...

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10 Smart Strategies to Make Moving with Pets Stress-free

Blog Post Sunday 20th of May 2018

10 Smart Strategies to Make Moving with Pets Stress-free

Moving house is stressful enough for humans, but it can be a frightening time for your pets. Dogs, cats, and other household pets can feel anxious and distressed as they don't understand why ev...

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10 Fascinating Facts You Need to Know About LEDs

Blog Post Friday 27th of April 2018

10 Fascinating Facts You Need to Know About LEDs

  LEDs, or light-emitting diodes, are gaining favour with consumers ahead of options like incandescents, halogens, and even compact fluorescent lights (CFLs). LEDs tend to have far longer l...

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How to Pay Less on Your Energy Bill This Winter

Blog Post Thursday 12th of April 2018

How to Pay Less on Your Energy Bill This Winter

The idea of winter conjures up visions of cosy nights by the fireplace, trips to the snow, and a wardrobe of comfortable woollens and scarves (unless you’re in tropical North Queensland!). Wi...

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Understanding Electricity Energy Rating Labels on Household Appliances

Blog Post Thursday 15th of February 2018

Understanding Electricity Energy Rating Labels on Household Appliances

Chances are most of us have seen the star labels that come with every common electrical appliance that we buy for our home. We know that more stars mean more energy efficiency, and that more effici...

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The Lowdown on Downsizing

Blog Post Wednesday 7th of February 2018

The Lowdown on Downsizing

Downsizing is often a result of a change in circumstances. Whether the kids have left the house, you’ve chosen to live in the centre of the city, or you need a more affordable property for a ...

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Everything You Need to Know About Electrical Safety for DIY Projects

Blog Post Tuesday 16th of January 2018

Everything You Need to Know About Electrical Safety for DIY Projects

DIY can be immensely rewarding. From building new furniture through to home renovations, you can save a lot of money, and have a great deal more control, over a project if you can DIY. Of course...

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Rethinking 10 of the Most Persistent Energy-Saving Myths

Blog Post Monday 8th of January 2018

Rethinking 10 of the Most Persistent Energy-Saving Myths

We all know saving energy is good for your hip pocket and the environment, but the question is, what do you actually have to do to be energy efficient? It seems like a new tip surfaces every other ...

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How We Lived Before the Invention of Electricity

Blog Post Wednesday 13th of December 2017

How We Lived Before the Invention of Electricity

It’s easy to take electricity for granted, but the next time you recharge your phone or turn on your computer, stop for a moment and think about what you’d do without electricity. From ...

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How Does Electricity Get to Your House?

Blog Post Wednesday 6th of December 2017

How Does Electricity Get to Your House?

From flipping on the light switch and turning on your phone to reheating a snack in the microwave, the everyday activities we take for granted utilise an essential energy source – electricity...

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Geothermal Energy: How the New Renewable Works

Blog Post Thursday 30th of November 2017

Geothermal Energy: How the New Renewable Works

Geothermal energy is a promising form of renewable energy. While it remains an emerging industry with virtually no commercial operations in Australia, we’re endowed with potential geothermal ...

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10 Practical Tips for How to Use Gas Safely at Home

Blog Post Thursday 23rd of November 2017

10 Practical Tips for How to Use Gas Safely at Home

Gas is a clean, convenient energy source for households in Australia. We use gas for everything from heating and hot water to cooking and appliances. While gas is a very safe way to power your hous...

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10 Sustainable Inventions Changing the World

Blog Post Thursday 21st of September 2017

10 Sustainable Inventions Changing the World

Sustainable innovations come in all shapes and sizes, from handheld devices to eco-friendly houses and it never ceases to amaze us just how many great ideas there are out there, all exploring new a...

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Solar in the City

Blog Post Monday 11th of September 2017

Solar in the City

This guest post was written by Bessie Hassan, on 16/06/2017. With new technology that makes fastening solar panels to the roof of your house easier than ever before, solar power has never been s...

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Tips for Living in a Share House

Blog Post Wednesday 30th of August 2017

Tips for Living in a Share House

Living in a share house is a great way to save on rent and living expenses. But just like any household, it does take effort to keep things running smoothly and avoid disputes. You’ll want to...

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12 Countries Leading the Way in Renewable Energy

Blog Post Thursday 10th of August 2017

12 Countries Leading the Way in Renewable Energy

You’ll be glad to know there’s hope for the planet yet. Despite a lack of political will in some countries, the move to renewable energy is pretty much inevitable and some scientists th...

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9 Things You Didn’t Know About Electric Cars

Blog Post Wednesday 26th of July 2017

9 Things You Didn’t Know About Electric Cars

Several decades ago, the idea of electric cars brought to mind flying vehicles with futuristic features. Today we know electric cars save you petrol, help lower your carbon footprint, and reduce di...

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Cooking with Gas: How to Maintain Your Gas Stove Top

Blog Post Monday 17th of July 2017

Cooking with Gas: How to Maintain Your Gas Stove Top

  Responsiveness, simplicity, old-world feel? There are plenty of reasons why gas stove stops are overwhelmingly preferred by professional chefs and aspirational foodies alike. In fact, a s...

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Click Energy leads the way with top Solar FiTs

Press Release Saturday 1st of July 2017

  If you have solar panels on your roof, you should be talking to Click Energy. The award winning online energy retailer is launching a range of new feed in tariffs across all states from J...

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How are Energy Prices Set (and Why are They Rising)?

Blog Post Saturday 1st of July 2017

How are Energy Prices Set (and Why are They Rising)?

Electricity and gas prices have been steadily increasing in recent years and all indications are that prices will continue to rise in the foreseeable future. While many people believe this is becau...

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Winter energy saving tips: Click customer edition

Blog Post Tuesday 27th of June 2017

Winter energy saving tips: Click customer edition

Winter is truly here and we all know what that means – shorter daylight hours and falling temperatures. It also means we’ll be using more energy this season and our bills will be hig...

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Vampire Power: How to Avoid a Scary Electricity Bill by Reducing Your Standby Power Consumption

Blog Post Wednesday 14th of June 2017

Vampire Power: How to Avoid a Scary Electricity Bill by Reducing Your Standby Power Consumption

There’s nothing worse than receiving a scary energy bill. And when it arrives, you may run through in your head everything you did that month and not find anything that could account for how ...

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Moving to a rental? Here’s What To Do Once You’re Approved

Blog Post Wednesday 31st of May 2017

Moving to a rental? Here’s What To Do Once You’re Approved

Your rental application has been approved… Great! The hard part’s over. Or is it? Moving into a new rental property can be a monumental task, particularly if you're underprepared. ...

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Essential Tips for Downsizing Your Home

Blog Post Wednesday 17th of May 2017

Essential Tips for Downsizing Your Home

There are all sorts of reasons for downsizing - the kids are moving out, you’re trying to save money, or maybe you’re just looking for a change of pace. Without a doubt, the toughest pa...

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13 Energy-Saving Recipes to Try

Blog Post Tuesday 2nd of May 2017

13 Energy-Saving Recipes to Try

  Raw eating has become a popular health trend, but we’re excited about another benefit of eating uncooked food... When you avoid roasting, baking and frying, you’re not only ke...

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Winter hacks for energy bill savings

Blog Post Friday 21st of April 2017

Winter hacks for energy bill savings

The days are getting shorter and the leaves have fallen, which could only mean one thing - winter is nearly upon us. With increased use of heating and lighting also comes the concern about high win...

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amaysim acquires Click Energy

Press Release Monday 10th of April 2017

For immediate release  10 April 2017 amaysim Australia Limited, Australia’s fourth largest mobile service provider, has announced it will acquire Click Energy Group holdings which ...

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Moving home tips : Click Customer edition

Blog Post Monday 20th of February 2017

Moving home tips : Click Customer edition

Moving can be a really exciting prospect, especially if it’s your dream home. But it’s safe to say packing and physically moving ones belongings is not many people’s favourite pas...

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Moving House? How to Make Your New Home Energy Efficient

Blog Post Friday 10th of February 2017

Moving House? How to Make Your New Home Energy Efficient

Moving house soon? There’s no better time to look at ways to improve the energy efficiency of your new home. Before you start unpacking the boxes, take stock and look at ways you can take adv...

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5 Reasons You Should Take Electric Cars Seriously

Blog Post Monday 16th of January 2017

5 Reasons You Should Take Electric Cars Seriously

As technology advances rapidly, hybrid and electric vehicles are now offering features and performance that rivals, or even outperforms, their fuel-driven counterparts. In fact, just this month, Fa...

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Click Energy launches Gas plans in New South Wales

Press Release Monday 16th of January 2017

  Click Energy offers a full range of great value energy products to customers in New South Wales. Click Energy’s move into the New South Wales gas market means customers can get g...

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10 of Our Favourite Solar Powered Inventions

Blog Post Monday 9th of January 2017

10 of Our Favourite Solar Powered Inventions

As scientists seek alternative ways to use sustainable energy, we’re seeing more and more incredible inventions that utilise solar energy for their power. From the humble light bulb to homele...

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School Holiday Fun: 3 Electricity Experiments For Kids

Blog Post Tuesday 3rd of January 2017

School Holiday Fun: 3 Electricity Experiments For Kids

Wondering how to amuse your kids during the school holidays? How about setting them up with a few science projects where they’ll get to learn more about the wonders of electricity? Here are t...

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10 Ways to Save Energy this Christmas

Blog Post Tuesday 20th of December 2016

10 Ways to Save Energy this Christmas

Christmas is almost here, and no doubt you’ve already begun decorating your home in preparation for guests over the holidays. But before you go wild and adorn everything in sight with twinkli...

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10 ways to upcycle your old light bulbs

Blog Post Wednesday 30th of November 2016

10 ways to upcycle your old light bulbs

Recycling: we’re guessing you’re all over it when it comes to paper, glass and cans. But there may be something you’re not recycling, which you could be: the humble light bulb.&nb...

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Tips for Building a Smart Home

Blog Post Monday 21st of November 2016

Tips for Building a Smart Home

    Technology is reaching some exciting heights. Cars can now drive themselves, an umbrella can let you know not to forget it, and hoverboards are no longer just in movies. In the hom...

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Click Energy boss, Dominic Drenen, named Customer Service CEO of the year.

Press Release Thursday 3rd of November 2016

26 October 2016 - Click Energy CEO, Dominic Drenen has been awarded Customer Service CEO of the year by the Customer Service Institute of Australia (CSIA). CEO of the year is an Australian Servi...

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Energy Saving Tips: Preparing Your Home for the Australian Summer

Blog Post Tuesday 1st of November 2016

Energy Saving Tips: Preparing Your Home for the Australian Summer

  In Australia, we put our clocks forward one hour in October, smack bang in the middle of Spring - our nation’s most glorious (and temperate) season. This is nature’s way of sa...

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Petrol vs. Electricity: What's Cheaper to Run a Car

Blog Post Wednesday 26th of October 2016

Petrol vs. Electricity: What's Cheaper to Run a Car

If 20 years ago you’d have talked about the growth of electric vehicles, everyone would have had an image of a population of golf carts and milk floats. Slow, whirring, short ranged - not mor...

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NSW Solar Bonus Scheme

Blog Post Thursday 20th of October 2016

NSW Solar Bonus Scheme

There has been much discussion lately about the upcoming closure of the NSW Solar Bonus Scheme. What does this mean and how will it affect you? Below are answers to some of the questions ...

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Click Energy customers are happier!

Press Release Thursday 13th of October 2016

  New report shows Click Energy has the least complaints. Click Energy’s customer first approach has delivered a complaint-to-customer ratio 70% less than the average across compar...

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Energy saving tips - Spring

Blog Post Friday 23rd of September 2016

Energy saving tips - Spring

  Finally! Winter is over -  What a relief! Or is it? The transition from Winter to Spring is a time of great change - one minute it’s gorgeous sunshine and the next you think...

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Moving into a home with solar panels?

Blog Post Friday 16th of September 2016

Moving into a home with solar panels?

​Did you just buy a home with solar panels on your roof? What does that really mean? Here are a few questions we get regularly asked from new solar customers. Let’s begin with a few basics...

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Click Energy is On Air!

Blog Post Thursday 1st of September 2016

Click Energy is On Air!

If you live in NSW you might have heard a familiar voice on radio station 2UE! Since 19 August, Click Energy CEO Dominic Drenen has been a regular guest of Matt Summerill on the 2UE Smart Shopper ...

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Click Energy helps One Big Switch deliver great value energy to Australians

Press Release Monday 29th of August 2016

Click Energy is delighted to be selected as the winning offer for the Big Energy Switch, the national group-discounted energy campaign from One Big Switch. For this campaign, Click Energy has de...

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Click Energy favours Electric Vehicle owners with a new energy plan

Press Release Friday 5th of August 2016

Australia’s first dedicated Electric Vehicle energy plan Click Energy, Australia’s largest independent retailer, has done it again by being the first to launch an electricity plan desi...

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How does solar power work?

Blog Post Monday 1st of August 2016

How does solar power work?

Solar power provides a clean and safe energy system for your home. We call it a form of renewable energy, because its source, the sun, does not ever deplete when it is used. That?s a good thing,...

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What happens when you switch Energy Retailers?

Blog Post Monday 1st of August 2016

So you've just signed up to Click Energy? What happens next? Are you now switched? The infographic below shows the switch process in just 5 easy steps. And the best part? You don&#...

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Click Energy tops Canstar Blue list for best solar provider

Press Release Friday 29th of July 2016

Click Energy is top among solar customers Click Energy is delighted to learn that Canstar Blue has once again placed Click Energy at the top of the list in customer satisfaction, this time among...

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How to take advantage of your Energy Retailer

Blog Post Tuesday 12th of July 2016

How to take advantage of your Energy Retailer

It’s a fact - everyone needs electricity. Whether you are solar powered, generator powered or just plugged into the grid like most of us, we need it. It’s just about who pays for it, an...

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Bake More Cookies & other energy saving tips

Blog Post Friday 1st of July 2016

Bake More Cookies & other energy saving tips

What comes to mind when you think of winter? Crisp, clear days with impossibly blue skies? Mugs of steaming hot chocolate? Warming roast dinners? Or that shaking fear that the toasty warm house is ...

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Confessions of a serial mover

Blog Post Friday 1st of July 2016

Confessions of a serial mover

It’s said that moving house is one of the most stressful life events (no. 3 behind death and divorce apparently). Having moved 7 times in the last decade (including 3 international moves), h...

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Click Energy achieves 5-star Canstar Blue rating in Queensland

Press Release Friday 19th of February 2016

Click Energy is humbled and delighted by the results of the latest Canstar Blue customer satisfaction survey. This report awards Click Energy 5 stars in the areas of value for money, range of plans...

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Click Energy enters South Australia with Big SA Energy Switch offer

Press Release Tuesday 9th of February 2016

Click Energy wins One Big Switch South Australia energy offer. Click Energy is honoured to once again be chosen by One Big Switch to provide the winning offer for their Big SA Energy Switch camp...

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Monthly Billing Explained

Blog Post Saturday 30th of January 2016

We have noticed sometimes that there’s a bit of confusion among new customers over the practice of monthly billing. Click has utilised monthly billing for a good time now, and we wanted to ex...

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Fly Closer To The Sun With Solar Powered Airplanes

Blog Post Wednesday 9th of July 2014

Fly Closer To The Sun With Solar Powered Airplanes

For as long as I can remember solar cars have hogged the limelight when it comes to solar powered vehicles. But really, when you think about it, flicking some solar panels on the wings of the plane...

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Moving Interstate and Crossing the Cultural Divide

Blog Post Tuesday 18th of February 2014

Moving Interstate and Crossing the Cultural Divide

So you’re making the leap, jumping a border and moving interstate, like so many Australians before you. Whether you’re chasing the sun up north, moving to the big smoke of Sydney or jus...

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How to Deal with the Stress of Moving

Blog Post Wednesday 12th of February 2014

How to Deal with the Stress of Moving

Moving home, it’s never easy. With kids, pets, anxious partners and pricey rental vans, bond contracts, lost boxes, keys and goodbyes all adding to the headache, it’s no wonder moving h...

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Happy New Year to Our 80,000 Customers

Blog Post Monday 13th of January 2014

That’s right; you read that correctly. Click Energy is now 80,000 customers strong with no signs of slowing down. Unlike the past few customer milestones, the 80,000 mark seems to have cre...

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Click Is Now Officially 75,000 Customers Strong

Blog Post Monday 11th of November 2013

It seems like the good news just keep a-comin’ in the Click universe – we have officially acquired our 75,000th customer. This is huge news for us! It marks another important milesto...

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