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Discover what makes up your power price, how to work out your rates and understand your tariff.

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It takes more than just Powershop to get electricity to your property. There’s a whole supply chain and everyone’s responsible for doing their bit. That means the pricing in your power bill is made up of a lot of different elements.

What makes up my power price? - Read more

Your rates are made up of a daily fixed charge and a charge for every kilowatt hour (kWh) of power you use.

How do you work out my rates? - Read more

Your ‘Daily supply charge’ is a fixed daily amount that is charged as part of the metering and distribution services provided by the distribution company that looks after your area.

What is my ‘Daily supply charge’? - Read more

Your tariff reflects the way your meter is set up. The most common set-ups are ‘Anytime’ (Single Rate), ‘Peak and Off Peak’ or ‘Controlled Load’ (Two Rate or Time of Use) and ‘Flexible’ (Peak, Shoulder and Off Peak).

What is my tariff? - Read more

Every year, everyone involved in the supply chain reviews their costs and decides what to charge energy retailers like us.

Why do my prices usually change each year? - Read more

Tariff rate information and times.

Information on my tariff - Read more

Find out when your demand charges apply and other details.

Information on my demand tariff - Read more

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