About Lynda Curtis

Lynda is a sustainability consultant and business manager for Tandem Energy. Her expertise are in staff management and behavioural change within large organisations and she is an experienced trainer and facilitator in sustainability.

It pays to shop around for your energy

Like many South Australians, Jemma B and her family installed a solar system from Tandem Energy to help combat our notoriously high energy prices. However, as for many solar owners, this did not result in zero net energy bill, or even credit, at the end of the quarter. Jemma suspected that she was not getting [...]

By | September 11th, 2018|0 Comments

Energy Retail Offer Comparison Report

The Essential Services Commission has released its 2017-18 Energy Retail Offer Comparison Report which compares the electricity and gas retail offers available to South Australian residential and small business customers. It won’t come as a surprise that over the past 12 months average annual electricity retail offer prices have increased. Residential customers saw an average [...]

By | September 7th, 2018|0 Comments

Energy costs continue to rise for businesses

My Business Finance recently reported on the unsustainable nature of rising energy costs in their article “Energy bill shock: $500 a day not sustainable”. Indeed, for many small businesses, a rise in any expense line puts extra pressure on already stressed out owners, if not putting an end to the business altogether. Unfortunately, energy is [...]

By | September 4th, 2018|0 Comments

Sometimes, it’s the little things

When it comes to reducing your energy costs, targeting larger loads, or those used more frequently, makes a lot of sense. Big savings can often be achieved by making small adjustments to the way things are done, or when they are done. But sometimes, it’s the little things escaping our attention that are unknowingly contributing [...]

By | July 13th, 2018|0 Comments

Time to make the switch?

The recent Australian Energy Market Commission’s (AEMC) 2018 National Retail Energy Report highlights an all-time low in consumer confidence in the Australian energy retail market. Only one in four consumers believe energy retailers are working in their long-term interests, falling from 50 to 39 per cent on the previous year. Here in South Australia, consumer [...]

By | July 9th, 2018|0 Comments