Large Business Billing Services

A guide to your energy bill

  1. 1

    Supply Problem

    Number for the network distributor in your area, contact this number for any supply interruptions or outages.

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  2. 2

    Other Enquiries

    Number to contact for all other account enquiries.

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  3. 3

    Billing Address

    This is the billing address for this account.

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  4. 4

    Total Amount Payable

    Shows total amount payable including over-due amounts and GST.

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  5. 5

    Billing Period

    These dates refer to the current billing period.

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  6. 6

    Current Charges

    For a breakdown of these charges, please refer to the back of the bill.

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  7. 7

    Monthly Electricity Consumption

    Each bar in this graph displays the total retail consumption per month for a rolling 12 month period.

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  8. 8

    Greenhouse Gas Emissions

    Each Point on this graph displays the total Green house emission per month for a rolling 12 month period.

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    Site Address

    This is the address where the power was consumed.

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  2. 2

    The National Meter Identifier

    This is a unique key to identify the electricity connection point (meter) that measure consumption.

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  3. 3

    Loss Factor

    Transmission Loss Factor (TLF) – Electricity loss from generator to the Transmission Station

    Distribution Loss Factor (DLF) – Electricity loss from the Transmission Station to your site.

    These charges are regulated and non-negotiable.

    Loss Factor Calculation – Rate x TLF x DLF x consumption

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  4. 4

    Energy Charges

    These charges are as per your Negotiated Electricity Sale Agreement (your contract). Only in NSW does a Shoulder period apply all other states are charged as Peak and Off Peak.

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  5. 5

    Environmental Charges

    Relating to cost allocated to environmental schemes

    LGC’s - Large scale generation certificates

    STC’s - Small-scale technology certificates

    This is a Federal Government Scheme - Renewable Energy Target (RET). There are also various state environment schemes that apply these include GEC’s (QLD), ESC’s (NSW), Energy Efficiencies Obligation (ACT)

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  6. 6

    Network Charges

    Pass through charges from the network company. These are regulated charges for maintaining the infrastructure. These are non negotiable.

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  7. 7

    Market Charges

    Cost applied by the Australian Energy Market Operator for running the market. These are non negotiable.

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  8. 8

    Meter Charges

    Charges for reading and maintenance of meter.

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  9. 9

    Other Charges

    Retail Service Charge – A daily rate per NMI applied to your account.

    Clean Energy Charge - The Federal Government Scheme, this only applies to customers who have signed a carbon exclusive contract.

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  10. 10

    Breakdown by Meter

    These are the meter numbers associated with the above NMI profile.

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