Industrial and Commercial rate changes are effective from 1 January 2021.

Network Changes

Network service providers in Victoria changed their electricity and gas network tariffs for C&I customers on 1 January 2021. These increases have been made in accordance with determinations by the Australian Energy Regulator (AER) and you can find further details at aer.gov.au

Further information about Gas and Electricity changes in Victoria and other states can be found below.

The electricity network service providers in Victoria include:

  • Powercor 
  • CitiPower 
  • AusNet Services 
  • Jemena 
  • United Energy

The gas network service providers in Victoria include:

  • APA GasNet
  • MultiNet
  • AusNet Services
  • Australian Gas Networks
     

Electricity Retail Changes

Are the rates for all environmental charges changing from 1 January 2021?

Generally, yes. Environmental charges are made up of two inputs: 
1. The relevant scheme’s Certificate Price; and 
2. The relevant scheme’s obligation percentage as determined by the regulator of each scheme. 

Rates for environmental charges generally change from 1 January 2021 due to a change in the obligation percentage of the applicable schemes.
 

Gas Retail Changes

Which gas charges will change from 1 January 2021? 

  •  Network Charges (Distribution and Transmission) in Victoria 
  •  Environmental Charges in Victoria
  •  Fixed (transmission) Charges in NSW, ACT and SA 
  • Gas Commodity Charges in NSW, ACT, VIC and SA  

Changes to Victorian distribution charges: Tariff D only 

The Australian Energy Regulator has approved new gas distribution tariffs for Victorian customers effective from 1 January 2021. You’ll see the new tariffs applied to your invoices from this date under the heading ‘Network Usage’.

You can find more details at aer.gov.au

Changes to Victorian transmission charges: Tariff D only

The Australian Energy Regulator has approved new gas transmission tariffs for Victorian customers effective from 1 January 2021. You’ll see the new tariffs applied to your invoices from this date under the heading ‘Network Usage’.

You can find more details at aer.gov.au  

Changes to Victorian environmental charges?

The Victorian Energy Upgrade charge will change in accordance with the announced Obligation Percentage and the new rate will appear on invoices issued from 1 January 2021.

Please note: If you’re exempt from the VEU, the new rate won’t apply to you.

Changes to network charges: Tariff D (NSW, ACT and SA)

The rates for the Fixed Monthly (Transmission) Charges in New South Wales, the Australian Capital Territory and South Australia changed from 1 January 2021 in line with CPI, in accordance with your Gas Sale and Supply contract. 

You’ll see updated charge rates on your invoices after 1 January 2021.

Changes to gas commodity charge: Tariff D only (NSW, ACT, SA & VIC)

Effective 1 January 2021, where applicable, your Gas Commodity Charge rate will be updated in accordance with your Gas Sale and Supply contract to reflect the CPI adjustment. 

You’ll see updated charge rates on your invoices after 1 January 2021.