Queensland Electricity Tariffs

Residential tariffs – electricity

If you can defer using certain appliances during the electricity industry's peak periods, we offer special tariffs to save you money. For example, appliances can be connected to the water heating Super Economy Plan and Economy Plan Tariffs.

We offer a free expert advisory service to help you choose the right tariff and achieve the most cost effective electricity supply for your household.

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

*GST is a Commonwealth Government Goods and Services Tax.

Domestic (Lighting, Power & Continuous water heating) – Tariff 11

Description GST* Exclusive GST* Inclusive Units
All Usage 24.20 26.620 c/kWh
Service fee per metering point per day 112.73 124.003 c/day

Night Rate Super Economy – Tariff 31

This is the cheapest tariff available for water heating. This is because the electricity supply is available only at low electricity-demand periods, such as at night when generators would otherwise be idle.

Electricity supply is made available for a minimum of eight hours per day at times set by the network owner (ENERGEX) at their discretion, generally between the hours of 10pm and 7am. On some days electricity supply may not be turned off at all.

It is designed for storage water heaters and permanently connected heat banks. It can also be used to boost a solar hot water heater.

Description GST* Exclusive GST* Inclusive Units
All Usage 15.58 17.138 c/kWh
Daily Supply Charge 2.72 2.992 c/day

Controlled Supply Economy – Tariff 33

The Economy Plan can be applied to suitably sized electric storage water heaters, solar-electric water heaters and heat pump water heaters. You can also use this tariff for other domestic loads such as swimming pool filters, water bed heaters and some freezers, provided they are permanently connected.

Electricity supply is available for at least 18 hours per day and is switched via load control equipment supplied and maintained by ENERGEX. The times of supply are at ENERGEX's discretion. On some days electricity supply may not be turned off at all.

Description GST* Exclusive GST* Inclusive Units
All Usage 20.22 22.242 c/kWh
Daily Supply Charge 2.72 2.992 c/day

Residential (Lighting, Power & Continuous water heating Time of Use) – Tariff 12

Customers must have the appropriate metering installed in order to access this tariff.

Description GST* Exclusive GST* Inclusive Units
Weekdays Off peak (10pm–7am) 18.70 20.570 c/kWh
Shoulder (7am–4pm, 8pm–10pm) 23.04 25.344 c/kWh
Peak (4pm–8pm) 31.97 35.167 c/kWh
Weekends Off Peak (10pm–7am) 18.70 20.570 c/kWh
Shoulder (7am–10pm) 23.04 25.344 c/kWh
Service fee per metering point per day 112.73 124.003 c/day

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.

Farm Time of Use – Tariff 62 (Transitional)

No new customers will be supplied under this tariff.

Off Peak rate electricity is between 9.00pm and 7.00am, Monday to Friday and 24 hours a day on weekends. Electricity used outside these hours is charged at Peak rate.

Description 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

For consumption above 1150kWh per month on Peak rate, please enquire about transfer to General Supply Time of Use Tariff 22. Tariff 62 is not available in conjunction with Tariff 20, 21, 22 or 63 at the same installation.

Irrigation Time of Use – Tariff 65 (Transitional)

This Tariff is available for irrigation only. No new customers will be supplied under this tariff. The Off 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 7.00pm to 7.00am or 8.00pm to 8.00am) Monday to Sunday inclusive. The 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 tariff is most suited for irrigation pumps of over 7.5kW and used for long hours. You may request temporary disconnection but you will be required to pay any outstanding balance of the annual fixed charge before reconnection.

Description GST* Exclusive GST* Inclusive Units
Energy Charge – All consumption 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

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