Essential Energy Distribution Area

Your rate or tariff will depend on the type of meter that you have. It is not possible to choose your preferred tariff. The plan you join will match your current meter configuration. All rates are inclusive of GST.

Flat Rate (BLNN2AU) 

5.9% less than the reference price 

$1,960/year inc GST for an average household using 4600kWh/year on a flat rate tariff in the Essential network. Excludes any feed-in tariff credit. 

Peak Rate – 25.02 c/kWh

Feed-In Rate – 6 c/kWh

Daily Supply Charge – 140 c/day

Daily Members Fee – 50 c/day

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Time of Use + Controlled Load 1 (BLNN2AUBLNC1AU)

10.2% less than the reference price

$2,356/year inc GST for an average household using 6600kWh/year on a flat rate tariff in the Essential network. Excludes any feed-in tariff credit. 

Peak Rate – 25.02 c/kWh

Controlled Load 1 – 13.52 c/kWh

Feed-In Rate – 6 c/kWh

Daily Supply Charge – 140 c/day

Daily Members Fee – 50 c/day

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Time of Use + Controlled Load 1 + Controlled Load 2 (BLNN2AUBLNC1AU, BLNN2AUBLNC2AU) 

9.8% less than the reference price 

$2,356/year inc GST for an average household using 6600kWh/year on a flat rate tariff in the Essential network. Excludes any feed-in tariff credit. 

Peak Rate – 25.02 c/kWh

Controlled Load 1 – 13.52 c/kWh

Controlled Load 2 – 16.00 c/kWh

Feed-In Rate – 6 c/kWh

Daily Supply Charge – 140 c/day

Daily Members Fee – 50 c/day

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