We understand that sometimes you need help and a little flexibility with your energy bills.

What does hardship or payment difficulty mean?

Falling on times of financial difficulty can happen to anyone.

There may be circumstances that make it harder for you to pay your energy bills. Whether it is a short-term setback or something that is ongoing, we understand that payment difficulties can come in many ways.

You might experience hardship because of factors like:

  • death in the family
  • household illness
  • family and domestic violence
  • unemployment
  • reduced income

How we can help

If you need some support, we can help with options if you’re having difficulty paying your energy billsgovernment assistance or requesting a payment extension.

Request an extension online by logging into My Account

We’re here to get you back on track.

Download Hardship Policies