Agribusiness

View the business electricity rates and charges brochure (PDF 84KB), effective 1 July 2018 or call 1300 132 045 for more information.

All rates and charges below are effective from 1 July 2018 and are inclusive of GST.

What qualifies as agribusiness?

Agribusiness refers to land used for farm operations and must be used for approved agricultural purposes as classified by ANZSIC class 01.

Farm Energy Advocate Service

The Farm Energy Advocate service offers specialist advice, information and referrals to Aurora Energy farm business customers. To learn more visit the Farm Energy Advocate page.

Agribusiness - General Tariff 22

Tariff 22 is most suitable for a business that consuming up to approximately 10,000 kwh (or units) per quarter.

General – Tariff 22
Daily supply charges 101.926 ¢/ day
First 500 kWh/quarter 33.863 ¢/ kWh
Remainder 25.051 ¢/ kWh

Unmetered supply

Unmetered supply can be required for electric fences. An unmetered supply must have its equipment hard wired by an electrician, who in turn will submit an electrical works request (EWR) to Aurora Energy to formally request supply.There are no quarterly usage charges for unmetered electric fences, however services charges still apply.

Irrigation pumps - Tariff 75

Large irrigation pumps operated on a timer arrangement can be connected to Irrigation Tariff 75. This will enable irrigation systems to maximise their usage in line with more favourable  overnight (Off-Peak) rates.

Irrigation – Time of Use Tariff 75
Daily supply charges 285.540 ¢/ day
Peak energy 31.032 ¢/ kWh
Shoulder energy 22.598 ¢/ kWh
Off-Peak energy 14.120 ¢/ kWh

Irrigation Time of Use tariff applies to new installations from 1 July 2012. From 1 April to 30 September Peak rates apply from 7am to 10pm Monday to Friday, Shoulder rates apply from 7am to 10pm Saturday and Sunday, and Off-Peak rates apply at all other times. From 1 October to 31 March Shoulder rates apply from 7am to 10pm Monday to Friday and Off-Peak rates apply at all other times.

Basic plan information

For full price, terms and condition information, please refer to the Aurora Energy Standing Offer Price Schedule. Alternatively, please contact Aurora Energy