Pricing and tariffs

Power and Water tariff brochure cover - 1 January 2015
Power and Water tariff brochure cover - 1 January 2015

Information on Power and Water Corporation's and Jacana Energy's pricing is available below.

On 1 July 2014, Power and Water Corporation was split into three government-owned corporations. Jacana Energy now administers electricity tariffs and charges for most customers in the Northern Territory, not including remote communities under IES arrangements. Power and Water continues to administer tariffs and charges for water and sewerage, as well as all tariffs and charges for remote IES communities.

The price of electricity, water and sewerage services in the Northern Territory is still determined by the Northern Territory Government.

Power and Water Corporation 


Power, water and sewerage tariffs

Current tariff effective
1 January 2015

Electricity Network Tariff and Charges and
Future Price Trends

Current 2014-2015

2015-16 Electricity Network Tariffs and Charges and Future Price TrendsEffective 1 July 2015

Water and sewerage tariffs

Previous tariff valid until
31 December 2014

Power, water and sewerage tariffs
Remote communities, remote towns and outstations

Previous tariff valid until
31 December 2014

Jacana Energy  

Electricity prices

effective 1 January 2015

Water tariffs

Water tariffs are a total of:

A charge for each kilolitre (1000 litres) usedRateAmount per kilolitre
 Domestic$1.9073
 Commercial$1.9073
 Government$2.0232
 Standpipes^$2.8198
 Portable^$2.4279
Plus a fixed daily charge based on the size of the meter or connectionConnectionAmount
 Up to 25 mm$0.7965
 26 – 40 mm$2.0392
 41 – 50 mm$3.1795
 51 – 100 mm$12.8454
 101 – 150 mm$28.6722
 151 – 200 mm$50.9860
 Above 200 mmProportional to meter size (poa)

^ No fixed daily charge applies to standpipes and portable meters.

Sewerage tariffs

Domestic

A fixed annual charge of $803.38 applies to residential properties and vacant blocks able to be connected to the sewerage service. It applies whether the service is connected or not and regardless of the number of sanitary fittings in each residence.

Non-domestic

For properties with none, one or two sanitary fittings, a fixed annual charge of $803.38 applies. For properties with three or more, a fixed annual charge of $803.38 applies, plus an additional amount for each fitting:

Sanitary fittingsAdditional amount (each)
3 - 24$546.93
25 - 49$513.04
50 - 99$476.32
100 - 149$442.58
More than 149$428.57

Water and sewerage service charges

There are extra charges for some water and sewerage services. These include:

ChargeAmount
Establishment of new water account$111.00*
Transfer of existing water account$56.00
Special meter readings requested by the customer$50.00
Removal of water restrictor$95.00

All charges are business hour charges. The above services are not available after hours.
* Includes establishment fee.

  

Electricity tariffs

Power tariffs are GST inclusive.

Domestic

TariffAmount
Standard tariff26.88 cents per kilowatt hour plus fixed charge of 53.00 cents per day.
Prepayment tariff29.56 cents per kilowatt hour (includes a fixed daily charge).
Time of Use tariff24.19 cents per kilowatt hour from 6pm to 6am weekdays and all weekends (Off-Peak);
31.72 cents per kilowatt hour from 6am to 6pm weekdays including public holidays (Peak);
plus fixed daily charge of 53.00 cents per day. For more information see the Domestic Time of Use Tariff guidelines.

Commercial

TariffAmount
Standard tariff31.28 cents per kilowatt hour plus fixed charge of 82.76 cents per day.
Time of use tariff
(no minimum)
40.03 cents per kilowatt hour from 6am to 6pm and 22.53 cents per kilowatt hour from 6pm to 6am plus fixed charge of 82.76 cents per day.

Application of tariff rates

The domestic tariff is applicable for premises intended to be used for residential purposes, excluding serviced apartments, but including:

  • Electricity used on vacant land zoned for residential purposes.
  • Living premises of retirement villages (must be separately metered).

The commercial tariff is applicable for premises intended to be used for non-residential purposes, including:

  • Electricity used on vacant land zoned for commercial purposes.
  • Temporary supply (ie for building purposes).
  • Motels, hotels, serviced apartments and any form of temporary accommodation.
  • Shops, offices, warehouses and industrial/manufacturing plants.
  • Mining enterprises.
  • Farms.

Power service charges

There are extra charges for some electricity services. These include:

ChargeAmount
Establishment fee: 
  • New supply service connection - Single or Three Phase as necessary.

$377.20 (BH)*

  •  New supply service connection - Three Phase if only Single Phase is deemed necessary.

$572.50 (BH)*

  • Re-establishment after disconnection or transfer of an existing account.

$56.00 (BH)
$67.00 (AH)*

Reconnection after failure to pay (No CT Meter)

$83.53 (BH)
$154.57 (AH)*

Reconnection after failure to pay (CT Meter)

$190.60 (BH)
$291.70 (AH)*

Special meter readings requested by the customer

$28.11
(BH only)

New prepayment meter connection

$447.60 (BH)*

Reprint statement (per statement)

 $8.50

Billing data provision

 $32.00

Business hour (BH) connections are from Monday to Friday, 8.00am to 4.30pm.
* Includes retail establishment and administration fee.

Residential consumption calculator

The residential consumption calculator can be used to work out your electricity or water consumption costs over any period of time eg a weekend, a month or a quarter.

Tariff adjustment calculator - Residential