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Why isn't Bill Hero free?

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Why isn't Bill Hero free?
We've been asked quite a few times 'Why isn't Bill Hero free like comparison sites'?It turns out that when we ask in response 'Well, we need to fund this service somehow ... how do you think the comparison sites make their money?', we ... Read More

Bill Hero for CHOICE

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Bill Hero for CHOICE
We're delighted to announce that we've launched our first co-branded instance of the Bill Hero service with CHOICE, Australia's premiere consumer advocacy organisation.About Bill HeroEnergy comparison is boring and hard. That's why Bill Hero is a Savings... Read More

The state of retail competition

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The state of retail competition
The Australian Energy Regulator publishes a quarterly Retail Performance Report that provides an interesting snapshot of the state of competition in the Australian retail energy market. Here's a summary of the latest updates:Tier 2 retailer competitionThe Australian retail ma... Read More

Victorian Default Offer price increase

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Victorian Default Offer price increase
A new pricing regime started in July 2019, including introduction of 'Default Offers' in Victoria and across most of the National Energy Market.The Victorian version is called the Victorian Default Offer (VDO) and it sets the price for standing offers in Victoria. Standing... Read More

Welcome to Savings as a Service

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Welcome to Savings as a Service
We've spent a lot of time thinking about how best to help everyday people get better outcomes on notoriously difficult household purchase.We're all used to comparison services that actually look after the interests of retails more than consumers, and Bill Hero is here to ... Read More