Having trouble understanding your electricity bill? Here’s what you need to know to demystify the jargon and make sense of what you’re being charged.
They say you get what you pay for, but when you don’t know exactly what you’re paying for, it’s easy to feel like you might be getting shortchanged. The contents of the electricity bill you receive every month or quarter can seem confusing, but when you break it all down, you’ll see your bill is no great mystery – and it might even help you to save money in the future.
The formatting of your bill is likely to change from one retailer to the next, but the information it should contain is standard.
Your electricity bill should show you:
While there are four main costs that make up the price of your energy, there are only two major charges that should appear on your electricity bill – the supply charge and the usage charge.
Find out more on Stanwell’s energy explainer platform What’s Watt. Read more here.