What makes up business network prices?

Network tariffs are designed to reflect the costs of delivering a safe and reliable supply of electricity to our customers. They are made up of charging elements which when combined produce a fee to the customer for their use of the electricity network and the electricity they use.

For tariff specific charges please refer to our latest Network Tariff Guide and Updated Network Tariff Tables (Excel) on our Pricing publications webpage.

Charging Elements

  • Daily Supply Charge - A set daily charge which covers connection to and the use of the electricity network.
  • Flat Volume Charge - A flat electricity usage charge, calculated in c/kWh at the same price at all times of the day.
  • Time-of-Use (ToU) Volume Charge (excluding HV demand, SAC demand and business flat tariffs) - A variable usage charge, calculated in c/kWh with lower rates during off-peak periods and higher rates during peak periods.
  • Demand Charge (excluding business flat and business ToU tariffs) - A monthly charge, calculated in $/kVA and applied to the maximum half hourly power reading during the billing period.
  • Capacity Charge (ICC only) - A monthly charge, calculated in $/kVA and applied to the maximum half hourly power reading during the 12 months prior to the bill being calculated.

SAC Business Time-of-Use Tariff Charges

  • Off-Peak. 9pm - 7am weekdays, anytime on weekends
  • Peak. 7am - 9pm weekdays, no peak on weekends

ICC and CAC Time-of-Use Tariff Charges

  • Off-Peak. 11pm - 7am weekdays, anytime on weekends
  • Peak. 7am - 11pm weekdays, no peak on weekends

For further information view the following fact sheets: