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Changes to electricity prices, fees and charges 2022

Each year, the WA State Government reviews electricity tariff prices, fees and charges so they better reflect the costs of making and delivering electricity through Western Australia. 

This year the WA State Government has announced changes to most electricity tariffs, in line with inflation. These changes come into effect from 1 July 2022. 

There are also a number of changes to the fees and charges you pay. 

We’ve listed the main changes to tariffs, fees and charges below. Prices and fees effective 1 July 2022. 

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    Residential tariffs

     

    A2 Residential Tariff

    The A2 tariff is the standard residential tariff applied to private dwellings (houses, home units, flats, apartments) used solely for residential purposes. It offers customers the same flat rate energy charge regardless of where they live and which time of the day electricity is used.

    Residential (A2)

    2021/2022

    2022/2023

    Fixed charge (first dwelling)

    $1.0514 /day

    $1.07777 /day

    Fixed charge (additional dwelling)

    $0.418017 /day

    $0.428467 /day

    Variable charge

    29.3273 c/kWh

    30.0605 c/kWh

     

    K2 Combined Use Tariff

    The K2 tariff is for premises used for a combination of residential and business purposes, who consume less than 160 megawatt hours per annum.

    Combined Residential/Business (K2)

    2021/2022

    2022/2023

    Fixed charge

    $1.8553 /day

    $1.9017 /day

    0-20 kWh/day

    30.6376 c/kWh

    31.4035 c/kWh

    20-1,650 kWh/day

    28.8719 c/kWh

    29.5937 c/kWh

    >1,650 kWh/day

    32.5520 c/kWh

    33.3658 c/kWh

     

    MyPower

    MyPower is demonstration product, previously available to Broome and Port Hedland customers.
    Please note: MyPower is no longer available to sign up to.

    MyPower residential

    Variable charge

    Fixed charges

     

    2021/22

    2022/23

    Residential 1.5kW Plan

    10.000 c/kWh

    $1.150013

    $1.178763

    Residential 3kW Plan

    10.000 c/kWh

    $2.488586

    $2.550801

    Residential 5kW Plan

    10.000 c/kWh

    $5.035744

    $5.161638

    Residential 7kW Plan

    10.000 c/kWh

    $8.294070

    $8.5014422

    Residential 10kW Plan

    10.000 c/kWh

    $12.520256

    $12.833262

    Residential 15kW Plan

    10.000 c/kWh

    $25.495296

    $26.132678

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    Renewable energy buyback

     

    Distributed Energy Buyback Scheme (DEBS)

    DEBS is the most common buyback scheme, available to residential customers or an educational, charitable or not-for-profit organisation with a small renewable energy system (such as solar) up to 5kW.

    2021/22

    2022/23

    Before 3pm

    Between 3pm and 9pm

    Before 3pm

    Between 3pm and 9pm

    Ardyaloon

    16.80 c/kWh

    55.99 c/kWh

    16.80 c/kWh

    55.99 c/kWh

    Beagle Bay

    16.80 c/kWh

    55.99 c/kWh

    16.80 c/kWh

    55.99 c/kWh

    Bidyadanga

    11.33 c/kWh

    37.76 c/kWh

    11.33 c/kWh

    37.76 c/kWh

    Broome

    3.0 c/kWh

    10.0 c/kWh

    3.0 c/kWh

    10.0 c/kWh

    Carnarvon

    3.0 c/kWh

    10.0 c/kWh

    3.0 c/kWh

    10.0 c/kWh

    Coral Bay

    3.0 c/kWh

    10.0 c/kWh

    3.0 c/kWh

    10.0 c/kWh

    Cue

    11.33 c/kWh

    37.76 c/kWh

    11.33 c/kWh

    37.76 c/kWh

    Denham

    11.33 c/kWh

    37.76 c/kWh

    11.33 c/kWh

    37.76 c/kWh

    Derby

    3.0 c/kWh

    10.0 c/kWh

    3.0 c/kWh

    10.0 c/kWh

    Djarindjin/Lombadina

    16.80 c/kWh

    55.99 c/kWh

    16.80 c/kWh

    55.99 c/kWh

    Esperance

    3.0 c/kWh

    10.0 c/kWh

    3.0 c/kWh

    10.0 c/kWh

    Exmouth

    3.0 c/kWh

    10.0 c/kWh

    3.0 c/kWh

    10.0 c/kWh

    Fitzroy Crossing

    3.0 c/kWh

    10.0 c/kWh

    3.0 c/kWh

    10.0 c/kWh

    Gascoyne Junction

    16.80 c/kWh

    55.99 c/kWh

    16.80 c/kWh

    55.99 c/kWh

    Halls Creek

    3.0 c/kWh

    10.0 c/kWh

    3.0 c/kWh

    10.0 c/kWh

    Hopetoun

    11.33 c/kWh

    37.76 c/kWh

    11.33 c/kWh

    37.76 c/kWh

    Kalumburu

    16.80 c/kWh

    55.99 c/kWh

    16.80 c/kWh

    55.99 c/kWh

    Karratha

    3.0 c/kWh

    10.0 c/kWh

    3.0 c/kWh

    10.0 c/kWh

    Kununurra/Wyndham/Lake Argyle

    3.0c/kWh 

    10.0 c/kWh

    3.0c/kWh 

    10.0 c/kWh

    Laverton

    11.33 c/kWh

    37.76 c/kWh

    11.33 c/kWh

    37.76 c/kWh

    Leonora

    3.0 c/kWh

    10.0 c/kWh

    3.0 c/kWh

    10.0 c/kWh

    Looma/Camballin

    11.33 c/kWh

    37.76 c/kWh

    11.33 c/kWh

    37.76 c/kWh

    Marble Bar

    16.80 c/kWh

    55.99 c/kWh

    16.80 c/kWh

    55.99 c/kWh

    Meekatharra

    11.33 c/kWh

    37.76 c/kWh

    11.33 c/kWh

    37.76 c/kWh

    Menzies

    16.80 c/kWh

    55.99 c/kWh

    16.80 c/kWh

    55.99 c/kWh

    Mount Magnet

    11.33 c/kWh

    37.76 c/kWh

    11.33 c/kWh

    37.76 c/kWh

    Norseman

    11.33 c/kWh

    37.76 c/kWh

    11.33 c/kWh

    37.76 c/kWh

    Nullagine

    16.80 c/kWh

    55.99 c/kWh

    16.80 c/kWh

    55.99 c/kWh

    Onslow

    3.0 c/kWh

    10.0 c/kWh

    3.0 c/kWh

    10.0 c/kWh

    Port Hedland

    3.0 c/kWh

    10.0 c/kWh

    3.0 c/kWh

    10.0 c/kWh

    Sandstone

    11.33 c/kWh

    37.76 c/kWh

    11.33 c/kWh

    37.76 c/kWh

    Warmun

    16.80 c/kWh

    55.99 c/kWh

    16.80 c/kWh

    55.99 c/kWh

    Wiluna

    11.33 c/kWh

    37.76 c/kWh

    11.33 c/kWh

    37.76 c/kWh

    Yalgoo

    11.33 c/kWh

    37.76 c/kWh

    11.33 c/kWh

    37.76 c/kWh

    Yungngora

    16.80 c/kWh

    55.99 c/kWh

    16.80 c/kWh

    55.99 c/kWh

     

    Renewable Energy Buyback Scheme (REBS)

    Some residential customers or educational, charitable or not-for-profit organisations with systems under 5kW still receive REBS. REBS is a buyback product which has been superceded by DEBS and is no longer available for new applications. 

    2021/22

    2022/23

    Anytime

    Anytime

    Ardyaloon

    42.71 c/kWh

    42.71 c/kWh

    Beagle Bay

    44.64 c/kWh

    44.64 c/kWh

    Bidyadanga

    34.11 c/kWh

    34.11 c/kWh

    Broome

    7.14 c/kWh

    7.14 c/kWh

    Carnarvon

    10.56 c/kWh

    10.56 c/kWh

    Coral Bay

    19.75 c/kWh

    19.75 c/kWh

    Cue

    26.75 c/kWh

    26.75 c/kWh

    Denham

    27.93 c/kWh

    27.93 c/kWh

    Derby

    7.14 c/kWh

    7.14 c/kWh

    Djarindjin/Lombadina

    46.3 c/kWh

    46.3 c/kWh

    Esperance

    10.29 c/kWh

    10.29 c/kWh

    Exmouth

    7.14 c/kWh

    7.14 c/kWh

    Fitzroy Crossing

    7.19 c/kWh

    7.19 c/kWh

    Gascoyne Junction

    46.59 c/kWh

    46.59 c/kWh

    Halls Creek

    7.65 c/kWh

    7.65 c/kWh

    Hopetoun

    34.30 c/kWh

    34.30 c/kWh

    Kalumburu

    50.55 c/kWh

    50.55 c/kWh

    Karratha

    7.68 c/kWh

    7.68 c/kWh

    Kununurra/Wyndham/Lake Argyle

    10.33 c/kWh

    10.33 c/kWh

    Laverton

    32.82 c/kWh

    32.82 c/kWh

    Leonora

    14.18 c/kWh

    14.18 c/kWh

    Looma/Camballin

    29.11 c/kWh

    29.11 c/kWh

    Marble Bar

    48.05 c/kWh

    48.05 c/kWh

    Meekatharra

    26.42 c/kWh

    26.42 c/kWh

    Menzies

    51.41 c/kWh

    51.41 c/kWh

    Mount Magnet

    21.20 c/kWh

    21.20 c/kWh

    Norseman

    26.33 c/kWh

    26.33 c/kWh

    Nullagine

    41.86 c/kWh

    41.86 c/kWh

    Onslow

    18.79 c/kWh

    18.79 c/kWh

    Port Hedland

    7.68 c/kWh

    7.68 c/kWh

    Sandstone

    27.64 c/kWh

    27.64 c/kWh

    Warmun

    39.76 c/kWh

    39.76 c/kWh

    Wiluna

    28.41 c/kWh

    28.41 c/kWh

    Yalgoo

    28.76 c/kWh

    28.76 c/kWh

    Yungngora

    39.47 c/kWh

    39.47 c/kWh

     

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    Concessions and rebates

    Horizon Power provides a number of rebates and subsidies, on behalf of the State Government, to residential customers who hold a concession card.

    Below are the main changes to the current rebates available - effective 1 July 2022. Learn more about the concessions and rebates available and how to apply.

    Energy Assistance Payment

    2021/22

     2022/23

    Annual payment

    $310.60

    $318.37

     

    Dependent Child Rebate 

     2021/22

     2022/23

    first child (per year)​

    $326.60 $334.77

    additional child (per year)​

    $85.58 $87.72

     

    Air-conditioning Rebate 2021/22 2022/23
    Per month $65.05 ​$66.68

     

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    Business tariffs

     

    K2 Combined Use Tariff

    The K2 tariff is for premises used for a combination of residential and business purposes, who consume less than 160 megawatt hours per annum.

    Combined Residential/Business (K2)

    2021/2022

    2022/2023

    Fixed charge

    $1.8553 /day

    $1.9017 /day

    0-20 kWh/day

    30.6376 c/kWh

    31.4035 c/kWh

    20-1,650 kWh/day

    28.8719 c/kWh

    29.5937 c/kWh

    >1,650 kWh/day

    32.5520 c/kWh

    33.3658 c/kWh

     

    L2 Small Business Tariff

    The L2 tariff is applied to customers where electricity is used for business purposes, with consumption up to 50 megawatt hours per annum (up to 137 units per day on average).

    Small/Medium Business (L2)

    2021/2022

    2022/2023

    Fixed charge

    $1.8770 /day

    $1.9239 /day

    0-1,650 kWh/day

    29.2089 c/kWh

    29.9391 c/kWh

    >1,650 kWh/day

    32.9320 c/kWh

    33.7553 c/kWh

     

    L4 Medium/Large Business Tariff

    The L4 tariff is applied to customers where the electricity is used for business purposes, with consumption of 50 megawatt hours or more per annum (greater than 137 units per day on average), and for customers who use electricity partly for residential and partly for business purposes, who consume more than 160 megawatt hours per annum.

    Medium/Large Business (L4)

    2021/2022

    2022/2023

    Fixed charge

    $1.9066 /day

    $1.8488 /day

    0-1,650 kWh/day

    38.7263 c/kWh

    37.5529 c/kWh

    >1,650 kWh/day

    32.8605 c/kWh

    31.8648 c/kWh

     

    MyPower

    MyPower is demonstration product, previously available to Broome and Port Hedland customers.
    Please note: MyPower is no longer available to sign up to.

    MyPower Business

    Variable charge

    Fixed charges

     

    2021/22

    2022/23

    Business 3kW Plan

    10.000 c/kWh

    $2.798068

    $2.868020

    Business 5kW Plan

    10.000 c/kWh

    $6.578193

    $6.742648

    Business 7kW Plan

    10.000 c/kWh

    $11.742590

    $12.036155

    Business 10kW Plan

    10.000 c/kWh

    $17.436449

    $17.872360

    Business 15kW Plan

    10.000 c/kWh

    $26.820761

    $27.491280

    Business 20kW Plan

    10.000 c/kWh

    $45.416184

    $44.040074

    Business 25kW Plan

    10.000 c/kWh

    $46.735620

    $45.319531

    Business 30kW Plan

    10.000 c/kWh

    $64.333485

    $62.384180

    Business 35kW Plan

    10.000 c/kWh

    $68.649542

    $66.569461

    Business 40kW Plan

    10.000 c/kWh

    $93.771402

    $90.930129

    Business 50kW Plan

    10.000 c/kWh

    $129.737657

    $125.806606

     

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    Government & community tariffs

    C2 Community Service Tariff

    The C2 tariff is available to small voluntary and charitable organisations. 

    Community and Charitable Organisations (C2)

    2021/2022

    2022/2023

    Fixed charge

    $1.0145 /day

    $1.0399 /day

    0-20 kWh/day

    23.7035 c/kWh

    24.2961 c/kWh

    20-1,650 kWh/day

    25.2900 c/kWh

    25.9223 c/kWh

    >1,650 kWh/day

    24.1230 c/kWh

    24.7261 c/kWh

     

    D2 Charitable Accommodation Tariff

    The D2 tariff is applied to charitable or benevolent organisations providing residential accommodation.

    Charitable Organisations Providing Residential Accommodation (D2)

    2021/2022

    2022/2023

    Fixed charge (first 5 beds)

    $1.0007 / day

    $1.0257 / day

    Fixed charge (each additional  5 beds)

    $0.371009 / day

    $0.380284 / day

    Variable charge

    25.4249 c/kWh

    26.0605 c/kWh

     

    N2 & P2 Government customers

    These tariffs are currently under review. Impacted customers will be notified of any price changes, once confirmed.

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    Streetlights & unmetered supplies

     

    Z Streetlight Tariff 

    There's a range of Z tariffs for approved Government authorities and agencies that need to power streetlights.

    Midnight 
    Switch-Off (c)

    1.15 a.m.
    Switch-Off (c)

    Dawn 
    Switch-off Charge

    Streetlight tariff

    2021/22

    2022/23

    2021/22

    2022/23

    2021/22

    2022/23

    Z.01 50 W MV

    52.3309

    55.4184

    53.3574

    56.5055

    57.1840

    60.5579

    Z.02 80 WMV

    57.4380

    60.8268

    58.6768

    62.1387

    63.7010

    67.4594

    Z.03 125 W MV

    65.0872

    68.9273

    67.1003

    71.0592

    74.5895

    78.9903

    Z.07 250 W MV

    77.1635

    81.7161

    80.8587

    85.6294

    94.7710

    100.3625

    Z.10 400 W MV

    88.6104

    93.8384

    92.4422

    97.8963

    121.0433

    128.1849

    Z.13 150 W HPS

    64.9462

    68.7780

    67.1108

    71.0703

    76.7520

    81.2804

    Z.15 250 W HPS

    79.4121

    84.0974

    83.4075

    88.3285

    98.6586

    104.4795

    Z.18 Aux Lighting in Public  Places

    N/A

    N/A

    N/A

    N/A

    287.6071

    304.5760

    Z.59 66W         LED

    53.4347

    56.5873

    54.4842

    57.6988

    57.7749

    61.1836

    Z.60 132W  LED

    65.1331

    68.9760

    67.7871

    71.7865

    79.2499

    83.9256

    Z.61 198W  LED

    67.2581

    71.2263

    70.7088

    74.8806

    85.6240

    90.6758

    Z.62 25W  LED

    50.9732

    53.9806

    51.4304

    54.4648

    52.4750

    55.5710

    Z.63 120W  LED

    60.7436

    64.3275

    62.3703

    66.0501

    69.6843

    73.7957

    Z.64 180W LED

    67.1248

    71.0852

    70.5419

    74.7039

    85.3138

    90.3473

    Z.65 18W  LED

    50.0429

    52.9954

    50.2888

    53.2558

    50.5532

    53.5358

    Z.66 20W LED

    50.1958

    53.1574

    50.4765

    53.4546

    50.8691

    53.8704

    Z.67 53W  LED

    52.9493

    56.0733

    53.8845

    57.0637

    56.7402

    60.0879

    Z.68 80W LED

    54.0119

    57.1986

    55.1973

    58.4539

    59.0054

    62.4867

    Z.69 160W  LED

    62.4601

    66.1452

    64.4886

    68.2934

    73.4250

    77.7571

    Z.52 100W   Incandescent

    38.8491

    41.1412

    40.3054

    42.6834

    44.3728

    46.9908

    Z.56 40WFluorescent

    50.8809

    53.8829

    51.595

    54.6227

    54.1664

    57.3622

     

    Unmetered Supply Tariffs

    Essential public infrastructure like streetlights, traffic lights, signs and CCTV are covered by unmetered supply tariffs.

    Miscellaneous

    2021/22

    2022/23

    Traffic light installations

    $7.9244 / day / kW of installed wattage

    $8.1304 / day / kW of installed wattage

    Public telephone facility

    $0.6774 / day

    $0.693048 / day

    Railway crossing

    $0.865672 / day

    $0.885669 / day

    NBN1 – NIS NBN UMS FTTN 48

    $1.4287 /day

    $1.4617 /day

    NBN2 – NIS NBN UMS FTTN 348

    $8.9535 /day

    $9.1603 /day

    NBN3 – NWIS NBN UMS FTTN 48

    $1.2785 /day

    $1.3080 /day

    NBN4 – NWIS NBN UMS FTTN 348

    $8.0121 /day

    $8.1972 /day

    CCTV3 – NIS CCTV 

    $1.2037 /day

    $1.2315 /day

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    Account fees

    Account fees

    2021/22

    2022/23

    Account Establishment Fee

    $24.00

    $24.42

    Copy of customer invoice request

    $3.30

    $3.36

    Card transaction fee

    0.71%

    0.34%

    Dishonour fee (via Australia Post)

    $27.50

    $27.98

    Dishonour fee (via Direct Debit)

    $2.50

    $2.54

    Overdue account notices​

    $5.80

    $5.90

    Over the counter payment (Australia Post)

    $2.54

     $2.59

    Paper bill fee

    $1.20

    $1.22

     

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    Customer-funded work

     

    Customer-funded work

    2021/22

    2022/23

    Application for unmetered supply

    ​Quote required

    ​Quote required

    Connection to the network

    Quote required

    Quote required

    Design fee

    $6,287.00

    $6,397.00

    Design Information Package

    $1,215.00

    $1,263.26

    Disconnection /
    reconnection of power supplies

    $611.20 $621.90

    Permanent power supply
    (single phase or three phase meter)

    $914.00 $930.00

    Relocate a Horizon Power asset

    Quote required Quote required

    Subsidised underground connection
    (up to 3 dwellings)

    $4,973.50 $5,060.50

    Temporary supply connection
    (single phase or three phase meter)

    $915.00 $930.00

    Upgrade power supply to a current transformer meter
    (over 100 amps)

    Quote required Quote required

     

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    Metering

     

    Metering 2021/22 2022/23
    Adding or removing meters from an embedded network account Quote required Quote required
    Embedded network management $312.10 $317.56
    Interval data request $30.00 $30.00
    Manual meter read $152.20 $154.86
    Meter test - standard meter testing $247.20 $251.53
    Meter test - concession rate $154.50 $157.10
    Meter damage $851.00 $865.89
    Rebilling of an embedded network master meter account Quote required Quote required
    Reconciliation of embedded network master account Quote required Quote required
    Remote meter configuration $26.30 $26.76
    Remote reconnection or disconnection $6.20 $6.31
    Subsidiary electricity meter rental (daily charge) $0.1660 $0.1689

     

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    Solar applications

     

    Solar applications 2021/22 2022/23
    Feed in management $14,000.00 $14,000.00
    System impact study (> 30kVA to 200kVA) $3,706.00 $3,770.86
    System impact study (> 200kVA-1000kVA) $10,587.00 $10,772.59

     

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    Miscellaneous charges

     

    Miscellaneous charges 2021/22 2022/23
    Freedom of Information application $30.00 $30.00
    High and wide load permit $150.00 $152.63
    Inspector fee (re-inspections) $481.60 $490.03
    Unnecessary callout charge
    (service vehicle visit)
    $152.20 $154.86
    Vegetation removal Quote required Quote required
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