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We’re responsible for electricity distribution. However, your power retailer charges you for electricity services. We only sell power to specific remote areas. You can find out if you're a remote customer here. The Northern Territory Government determines your power pricing as follows.

Remote residential

TariffAmount
Standard tariff25.95 cents per kilowatt hour plus fixed charge of 51.16 cents per day.
Prepayment tariff28.53 cents per kilowatt hour (includes a fixed daily charge).
Time of use tariff 30.61 cents per kilowatt hour from 6am to 6pm weekdays including public holidays (peak);
23.34 cents per kilowatt hour from 6pm to 6am weekdays and all weekends (off-peak);
plus fixed daily charge of 51.16 cents per day.

Contact your electricity retailer to find out more about change in time of use tariff.

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).

Commercial

TariffAmount
Standard tariff30.20 cents per kilowatt hour plus fixed charge of 79.88 cents per day.
Time of use tariff (no minimum)38.64 cents per kilowatt hour from 6am to 6pm and 21.75 cents per kilowatt hour from 6pm to 6am plus fixed charge of 79.88 cents per day.

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 (for example, for building purposes)
  • motels, hotels, service apartments and any form of temporary accommodation
  • shops, offices, warehouses and industrial or manufacturing plants
  • mining enterprises
  • farms.

The PBI tariff offers PBI-registered charities in the Northern Territory a lower electricity rate than the flat rate commercial tariff. Spending less on electricity means these organisations can invest more of their funds where these are really needed - to assist people in distress.

TariffAmount
Electricity rate 26.74 cents per kilowatt hour
Fixed daily charge 62.42 cents per day

Extra charges

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

Service

Fee


Establishment fee:
New connection, re-establishment after
disconnection or transfer of an existing account

$56.00 BH

Reconnection after failure to pay (No CT Meter)

$127.00* BH
$867.00* AH

Reconnection after failure to pay (CT Meter)

$375.00* BH
$1115.00* AH

Special meter readings requested by the customer

$69.00* BH

New prepayment meter connection

$484.00

Reprint statement (per statement)

$8.50

Billing data provision

$32.00

Business hour (BH) connections are from Monday to Friday, 6am to 3pm.
* Includes retail establishment or administration fee.

Find out more about our payment options.