Standard electricity rates and charges

Prices below are effective from 1 July 2016.

View Aurora Energy's approved prices effective 1 July 2016 (PDF 74KB)

You may also want to read an explanation of the rates in your electricity bill: electricity cost breakdown.

The following electricity rates and charges are available for private residential dwellings. They do not apply to tourist or hostel accommodation or commercial premises.

Standard residential rates

Light and power – Tariff 31
Daily supply charges 92.457 ¢/day
Energy (all units) 26.065 ¢/kWh

Note: Curtilage conditions may apply

Heating and Hot water – Tariff 41
Daily supply charges 17.907 ¢/day
Energy (all units) 15.719 ¢/kWh

* A minimum output of 3.5 kW in the main living area applies for space heating under the Heating and Hot water Tariff.

Important notice for customers

From 1 July 2016, Tariff 41 (Hot water supply systems) and Tariff 42 (Heating discount) have been combined to form a new tariff, ‘Heating and hot water Tariff 41’. Terms and conditions associated with these tariffs remain unchanged. Apart from the price increase between 2015-16 and 2016-17 there no other price changes in relation to these tariffs.

Off-Peak with afternoon boost period* – Tariff 61
Daily supply charges 22.692 ¢/day
Energy (all units) 12.655 ¢/kWh

* Available for a period of at least 9 hours between 8pm of every day and 7am of the following day and 2 hours between 1pm – 4.30pm of every day.

Off-Peak, night period only* – Tariff 62
Daily supply charges 22.692 ¢/day
Energy (all units) 11.920 ¢/kWh

* Available for a period of at least 9 hours between 10pm of every day and 7am of the following day.

Time of Use (ToU)

Time of Use (ToU) – Tariff 93
Daily supply charges 103.021 ¢/day
Peak 31.307 ¢/kWh
Off-Peak 14.577 ¢/kWh
Time Periods Tariff Rate
Mon – Fri: 7am – 10am | 4pm – 9pm Peak
Mon - Fri: 10am – 4pm | 9pm - 7am Off-Peak
Sat – Sun: (all weekends) Off-Peak

All times are stated in Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST).

Prices include GST

View the July 2016 electricity tariffs brochure (PDF 176kB)

Any amount due from you that is not paid by the due date shown on the account will be treated as being overdue, and:

  • incur an overdue account fee of $5
  • Overdue accounts for Standard Retail Contract customers may be charged interest that reflects the 90-day Bank Accepted Bill rate (plus 6%), as set by the Reserve Bank of Australia for the relevant quarter. 

Explanatory notes

Pensioner Rebate is provided by Aurora Energy to eligible Pensioners as a community service obligation which is funded by the State Government.

Goods and Services Tax (GST): prices include GST.

Additional Charges

If a government, regulator or network distributor varies or introduces a fee, charge or tax, Aurora Energy may pass through all or part of this varied or new fee, charge or tax to you. The charges for network related services may include our reasonable costs for arranging such services.

Price fact sheets

Standing Offer Price Strategy

On approval from the Tasmanian Economic Regulator, Aurora Energy has released its Final Standing Offer Price Strategy to guide the future development of retail tariffs across a three year period, starting 1 July 2016 to 30 June 2019.