Significant Changes to Country Energy and Energy Australia Network Tariffs, NSW

01 Sep 2002Archived News Climate Change Matters

In broad terms, the key changes to tariffs in the following Local Network Service Provider's (LNSP's) supply areas are:



Country Energy:

The network tariffs of the previous NorthPower, Great Southern Energy and Advance Energy LNSPs have been incorporated under a single Country Energy tariff document. Network tariff charges for businesses have increased by 7% on average.

Energy Australia:

Significant structural and pricing changes have been made including changes to:

  • Peak and shoulder time periods;
  • Demand/capacity charge structure;
  • Peak vs shoulder vs off-peak rates for consumption, demand and capacity charges.

The effect on individual users depends upon the nature of your electricity use. A more detailed description of the changes to Energy Australia's Network tariffs is provided below.

Integral Energy:

Site on business tariffs should generally see only a small (several %) increase in charges. Note that the General Supply TOU network tariff is now also available to sites using less than 160MWh per annum.

For more information, please downland the attachment.

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