Rural tariffs

Managing your farm can be energy intensive, which is why we offer a range of tariffs designed especially for our rural customers.

All of our rural tariffs are transitional, which means they'll be phased out no later than 30 June 2020.

Tariff 62 Farm Time of Use (Transitional)

This tariff is for farmers who use electricity at night and on weekends for irrigation, pumping, watering stock, heating piggeries, lighting hatcheries, dairy refrigeration or similar. It offers a cheaper rate after the first 10,000kWh per month and for electricity supplied between 9pm and 7am.

Tariff 62 can't be used in conjunction with Tariffs 20, 21 or 22.

GST incl.
from 1 July 2015
GST incl.
from 1 July 2016
Peak (7am-9pm weekdays) first 10,000kWh per month - cents per kWh 43.35248.685
Peak (7am-9pm weekdays) remaining kWh per month - cents per kWh 36.66141.170
Off-peak (other times) - cents per kWh 15.33017.215
Supply charge - cents per day 73.11582.108

Tariff 65 Irrigation Time of Use (Transitional)

This tariff offers a low rate for electricity used in a set 12 hour period. You can nominate the peak period start and finish times which suit you best - either 7am to 7pm, 7.30am to 7.30pm, or 8am to 8pm, Monday to Sunday inclusive.

GST incl.
from 1 July 2015
GST incl.
from 1 July 2016
Peak - cents per kWh 34.58238.836
Off-peak - cents per kWh19.04821.391
 Supply charge - cents per day 73.11582.108

Tariff 66 Irrigation (Transitional)

This tariff is for those who use irrigation pumps over 7.5kW capacity for long periods of time. You are charged for the amount of electricity you use, an annual supply charge based on the size of the motors installed plus a daily supply charge.

GST incl.
from 1 July 2015
GST incl.
from 1 July 2016
All usage - cents per kWh18.12620.356
Annual supply charge first 7.5kW - dollars per kW35.15339.477
Annual supply charge remaining kW - dollars per kW105.694118.693
Supply charge - cents per day161.142180.963

View our Residential Energy Price Fact Sheets for 1 July 2015 to 30 June 2016 (PDF 573.4 kb).

View our Residential Energy Price Fact Sheets for 1 July 2016 to 31 July 2017 (PDF 564.0 kb)

View our Residential Energy Price Fact Sheets for 1 August 2016 to 30 June 2017 (PDF 565.5 kb)

How can I change tariffs?

If you're considering a tariff change, please call us on 13 10 46 (7am – 6.30pm, Mon – Fri).

There may be additional costs associated with changing your tariffs that will vary depending on your individual circumstances. We can let you know more when you contact us to request a tariff change.

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