A new rule requiring all Victorian retailers to get CEC accreditation to participate in the state solar rebate will be annoying news for some. But it will cause problems for only a few.
Upstart electricity retailers Powershop and Diamond Energy again win 5-star rankings in independent Green Energy Guide. AGL, meanwhile, earned itself an elephant stamp.
New, solar-focused energy retailer DC Power Co is set to disrupt the market, and it hopes to be majority owned by Australia's rooftop solar households.
IPART says beware of retailers offering high solar tariffs - some customers might be better off going with retailer that offers no tariff because of other not-so-hidden charges.