Queensland business electricity tariffs

Business tariffs – electricity

Please review the conditions and definitions of supply before deciding the most appropriate tariff.

Prices and conditions quoted are applicable to electricity consumed on or after 1 July 2018.

*GST is a Commonwealth Government Goods and Services Tax.

General supply – Tariff 20

This tariff is suitable for all types of electricity usage. This tariff is not available with General Supply Tariffs 21 and 22, Farm Time of Use Tariffs 62 and 63 or Demand Tariffs at the same installation.

Description GST* Exclusive GST* Inclusive Units
All Usage 26.52 29.172 c/kWh
Service fee per metering point per day 128.15 140.965 c/day

General supply – Tariff 22

High rate electricity is between 7am and 9pm Monday to Friday. Electricity used outside these hours is charged at the lower rate. It can be attractive to customers whose operation can be managed such that more of their total usage occurs at night and on weekends.

This tariff is not available with General Supply Tariffs 20 and 21, Farm Time of Use Tariffs 62 and 63 or Demand Tariffs at the same installation.

Description GST* Exclusive GST* Inclusive Units
All units between 7am and 9pm Monday to Friday 28.44 31.284 c/kWh
All units consumed at Other times 24.46 26.906 c/kWh
Service fee per metering point per day 128.15 140.965 c/day

General supply demand (low voltage) – Tariff 41

This demand is affected by the amount of equipment being operated at the same time. No other tariffs are available for use in conjunction with Tariff 41. If you choose this demand tariff, then the whole installation has to be supplied on this tariff. Customers may be able to reduce their energy costs by moving non-essential load away from their peak usage period.

Description GST* Exclusive GST* Inclusive Units
Energy charge – All Usage 15.34 16.874 c/kWh
Demand charge 82.73 91.003 c/kW/day
Service fee per metering point per day 532.45 585.695 c/day

Unmetered supply – Tariff 91

For electricity supplied to Unmetered sites

Description GST* Exclusive GST* Inclusive Units
Energy charge 24.14 26.554 c/kWh
Service fee per day 89.45 98.395 c/day

The charge applies to the nominal wattage of each lamp. This rate covers energy only and is included in the monthly operating charge as below which also includes charges for maintenance and the removal of the service. Installation charges are additional.

Non-domestic heating – time of use – Tariff 37 (Obsolescent)

No new customers will be supplied under this tariff. It is available only to customers taking supply under Tariff 37 at 30 June 2007.

This tariff covers a variety of non-domestic heating applications including electric storage water heaters, production of steam and other permanently connected heating loads of 4kW or more. Motors connected as an integral part of the heating equipment may be supplied at Tariff 37 rates provided they make up no more than 10% of the total heating load.

Description GST* Exclusive GST* Inclusive Units
From 10.30pm to 4.30pm (18 hours) 20.94 23.034 c/kWh
From 4.30pm to 10.30pm (6 hours) 52.36 57.596 c/kWh
Minimum payment per day 29.40 32.340 c/kWh

Transitional tariffs

The following tariffs are available as a transitional measure to assist customers in moving to alternative cost-reflective tariffs in the future. The transitional tariffs will be phased out no later than 30 June 2020.

General supply – Tariff 21 (Transitional)

This transitional tariff is available to existing customers only. It is only suitable for installations where the typical monthly consumption is under 330 kWh. This tariff is not available with General Supply Tariffs 20 and 22 or Farm Time of Use Tariffs 62.

This tariff can only be accessed by a residential customer if it is in conjunction with a primary residential tariff at the same NMI.

Description GST* Exclusive GST* Inclusive Units
Usage of first 3.2877 kWh/Day 47.39 52.129 c/kWh
Usage of next 325.4795 kWh/Day 44.52 48.972 c/kWh
Remaining Usage kWh/Day 33.89 37.279 c/kWh
Minimum Charge 69.73 76.703 c/day

Farm time of use – Tariff 62 (Transitional)

This transitional tariff is available to existing customers only. It can only be accessed by a residential customer if it is in conjunction with a primary residential tariff at the same NMI. This tariff shall not apply in conjunction with Tariff 20, 21, or 22.

Peak rate electricity is between the hours of 7.00 am and 9.00 pm, Monday to Friday inclusive. Electricity consumed outside these hours is charged at Off Peak rate.

  GST* Exclusive GST* Inclusive Units
Off Peak Usage 15.79 17.369 c/kWh
Peak Usage (First 328.7671 kWh/Day) 44.66 49.126 c/kWh
Peak Usage (Remaining Usage kWh/Day) 37.77 41.547 c/kWh
Daily Supply Charge 75.31 82.841 c/day

Irrigation time of use – Tariff 65 (Transitional)

This transitional tariff is available to existing customers only. It is available for irrigation only. This tariff can only be accessed by a residential customer if it is in conjunction with a primary residential tariff at the same NMI.

The Peak rate is for electricity consumed in a fixed 12-hour, daily pricing (as agreed between the network owner (ENERGEX), Origin and the customer for periods 7.00am to 7.00pm or 8.00am to 8.00pm) Monday to Sunday inclusive. The Off Peak rate is for electricity consumed at other times.

Description GST* Exclusive GST* Inclusive Units
Peak Usage 35.41 38.951 c/kWh
Off Peak Usage 19.51 21.461 c/kWh
Daily Supply Charge 74.88 82.368 c/day

Irrigation – Tariff 66 (Transitional)

This transitional tariff is available to existing customers only. It can only be accessed by a residential customer if it is in conjunction with a primary residential tariff at the same NMI. This tariff is most suited for irrigation pumps of over 7.5kW and used for long hours.

Description GST* Exclusive GST* Inclusive Units
Energy Charge – All Usage 18.57 20.427 c/kWh
Annual fixed charge – First 7.5kW 36.003 39.6033 $/kW
Annual fixed charge – Remaining kW 108.249 119.0739 $/kW
Minimum annual fixed charge 270.02 297.022 $/annum
Service fee per metering point per day 165.04 181.544 c/day