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Your electricity bills are far from straightforward; there’s a lot of jargon to get a handle on. Here’s a basic guide to reading your electric bill to know exactly what’s going on.
Most retailers have a detailed explanation of their bills and what all the charges mean. Below this post is a series of links that will help you better understand your bill.
This gives you an overview of your electric charges and when your bill is due. Some may give you a “pay on time” discount if you pay your bill by a certain date. It may also show your total usage in Kilowatt Hours (kWh.) It will also give information on your supply address and meter reading interval (if applicable.)
This section tells you how you can pay your bill.
You can usually pay via Direct Debit, BPAY, Credit Card (may incur a fee), or by mail. Some retailers may include a link in an online bill, giving you access to payment via PayPal.This section may have a graph comparing your consumption to the last meter period or even last year.
Below you can find some direct links to 2 of the biggest energy retailers and their guides on how to read their bills. Click on their logos to be taken directly to their sites.