Pricing and tariffs

Jacana Energy electricity prices - Find out about residential and business power prices and tariffs in the Northern Territory

Jacana Energy offers various electricity tariffs for residential customers, small businesses and large commercial customers in the Northern Territory.

All tariffs and charges are effective from 1 July 2021 unless otherwise stated.

Northern Territory Pricing Order (PDF)
Jacana Energy Tariffs and Pricing brochure - effective 1 July 2021

Electricity tariffs

Residential tariffs (regulated)

Tariff applicable to all customers under our Customer Contract using less than 750MWh of electricity per year for premises used for residential purposes. This tariff covers residential customers in the Northern Territory (excluding serviced apartments) and also:

  • Electricity used on vacant land zoned for residential purposes
  • Living premises of retirement villages (must be separately metered)
Standard Residential, Everyday Home GST exclusive GST inclusive
Electricity rate 24.23 cents per kilowatt hour 26.6530 cents per kilowatt hour
Fixed daily charge 47.76363 cents per day 52.54 cents per day
Standard Switch to Six, Switch to Six  
Electricity rate Peak
(6am-6pm weekdays including public holidays)
28.58118 cents per kilowatt hour 31.4393 cents per kilowatt hour
Electricity rate Off-Peak
(6pm-6am weekdays and all weekend)
21.793 cents per kilowatt hour 23.9723 cents per kilowatt hour
Fixed daily charge 47.76363 cents per day 52.54 cents per day
Prepayment
Electricity rate 26.639 cents per kilowatt hour 29.3029 cents per kilowatt hour
Fixed daily charge included in a electricity rate
Standard Multipurpose, Multipurpose
Electricity rate first 45 kWh/day 24.23 cents/kWh 26.653 cents per kilowatt hour
Electricity rate over 45 kWh/day 28.19836cents/kWh 31.0182 cents per kilowatt hour
Fixed daily charge 47.76363 cents/day 52.54 cents per day

*Valid from 1/7/2021 – 30/6/2022*

Business tariffs (regulated)

Tariff applicable to all customers under our Customer Contract using less than 750MWh of electricity per year for premises used for non-residential purposes, including:

  • Electricity used on vacant land zoned for commercial purposes
  • Temporary supply (ie for building and construction purposes)
  • Motels, hotels, serviced apartments and any form of temporary accommodation
  • Shops, offices, warehouses and industrial / manufacturing plants
  • Mining enterprises
  • Farms
  • Excluding Public Benevolent Institutions
Everyday Business, Standard Business GST exclusive GST inclusive
Electricity rate 28.19836 cents per kilowatt hour 31.0182 cents per kilowatt hour
Fixed daily charge 74.58181 cents per day 82.04 cents per day
Standard Business 6 to 6, Business  6 to 6
Electricity rate Peak (6am-6pm) 36.0789 cents per kilowatt hour 39.6868 cents per kilowatt hour
Electricity rate Off-Peak (6pm-6am) 20.30190 cents per kilowatt hour 22.3321 cents per kilowatt hour
Fixed daily charge 74.58181 cents per day 82.04 cents per day

*Valid from 1/7/2021 – 30/6/2022*

Public Benevolent Institution (PBI) tariff

Tariff applicable to charitable organisations registered as PBI with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC). For more information visit Factsheet: Public benevolent institutions and the ACNC.

Standard PBI, PBI Saver GST exclusive GST inclusive
Electricity rate 24.96118 cents per kilowatt hour 27.4573 cents per kilowatt hour
Fixed daily charge 58.28181 cents per day 64.11 cents per day

*Valid from 1/7/2021 – 30/6/2022*

Caravan park resident tariff (regulated)

Tariff applicable to all customers who are supplied electricity by the proprietor of a caravan park who is:

  • a commercial – flat rate tariff customer; or
  • a commercial – time of use tariff customer.
Caravan park resident GST exclusive GST inclusive
Electricity rate 32.34409 cents per kilowatt hour 35.5785 cents per kilowatt hour

*Valid from 1/7/2021 – 30/6/2022*

Commercial default tariffs (unregulated)

Tariff applicable to customers using between 750MWh and 2,000MWh of electricity per year for premises  used for non-residential purposes, including:

  • Electricity used on vacant land zoned for commercial purposes
  • Temporary supply (ie for building purposes)
  • Motels, hotels, serviced apartments and any form of temporary accommodation
  • Shops, offices, warehouses and industrial / manufacturing plants
  • Mining enterprises
  • Farms
  • Excluding Public Benevolent Institutions

In addition to the prices and charges outlined below, the cost of getting electricity to premises through the network of poles and wires is passed on to customers' bills on behalf of the network provider. These charges vary depending on where the customer is located. For more information, visit Power and Water Corporation.

Darwin-Katherine GST exclusive GST inclusive
Electricity rate Peak (6am-6pm incl. public holidays) 23.15551 cents per kilowatt hour 25.47106 cents per kilowatt hour
Electricity rate Off-Peak (6pm-6am weekdays and all weekend) 19.15551 cents per kilowatt hour 21.07106 cents per kilowatt hour
Environmental LGC* 1.1124 cents per kilowatt hour 1.22364 cents per kilowatt hour
Environmental STC* 1.2960 cents per kilowatt hour 1.4256 cents per kilowatt hour
Alice Springs GST exclusive GST inclusive
Electricity rate Peak (6am-6pm incl. public holidays) 30.0000 cents per kilowatt hour 30.3000 cents per kilowatt hour
Electricity rate Off-Peak (6pm-6am weekdays and all weekend) 30.0000 cents per kilowatt hour 30.3000 cents per kilowatt hour
Tennant Creek GST exclusive GST inclusive
Electricity rate Peak (6am-6pm incl. public holidays) 37.0000 cents per kilowatt hour 40.7000 cents per kilowatt hour
Electricity rate Off-Peak (6pm-6am weekdays and all weekend) 37.0000 cents per kilowatt hour 40.7000 cents per kilowatt hour

*Based on current 18.54% LGC and 28.80% STC liability rates supplied by the Clean Energy Regulator. Rates valid 1/1/2021 to 31/12/2021.

Electricity service charges

There are extra network charges associated with some electricity services. These charges are passed on from the network provider. For more information, visit Power and Water Corporation

  Charging basis Network charge 
incl. GST
Admin fee incl. GST Total
incl. GST
Print invoice
Provide a copy of invoice at customer's request.  
$/invoice - $8.50 $8.50
Connection/Reconnection (Energisation)
Connection/reconnection during business hours. Applied: after customer pays outstanding amount owing after being disconnected for non-payment or after a customer moves in. At retailer's request.
$/request $69.32 $48.60 $117.92
Disconnection (and Final Read)
Disconnection (and/or final read) during business hours. Applied: After customer fails to pay or after customer moves out. At retailer's request.
$/request $69.32 $18.70 $88.02
Reconnection after hours
Reconnection after hours. Applied: after customer pays outstanding amount owing after being disconnected for non-payment or after customer moves in. At retailer's request.  
$/request $128.78 $48.60 $177.38
Special meter test
Specialised equipment to test meter (in laboratory). At customer's or retailer's request.  
$/request $342.95 $18.70 $361.65
Exchange or replace meter - three phase
Exchange or replace a three phase meter. At customer's or retailer's request.  
$/request $756.57 $18.70 $775.27
Exchange or replace meter - single phase
Exchange or replace a single phase meter. At customer's or retailer's request.  
$/request $633.39 $18.70 $652.09
Special meter read - appointment
Meter read at customer's request. Outside of the scheduled read cycle. Meter is read at an agreed day and time. At customer's or retailer's request.  
$/request $88.21 $18.70 $106.91
Special meter read -  NO appointment
Meter read at customer's request. Outside of the scheduled read cycle. Meter is read within 2 days - no specific time. At customer's or retailer's request.
$/request $40.78 $18.70 $59.48
Standard temporary builder's connection
Meter is temporary (not a permanent meter) for the purpose of development of a site. At customer or retailer's request.
$/request $753.47 $18.70 $772.17
Class 1 & 2 PV service
For processing connections of small PV generation systems to the PWC distribution network. At customer's or retailer's request.  
$/request $99.89 $18.70 $118.59

*Valid from 1/7/2021 – 30/6/2022*