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The rise of the electricity bill [infographic]

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The rise of the electricity bill shows how much the cost of electricity has increased in recent times and the impact the carbon tax has had on electrici

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The rise of the electricity bill [infographic]

  1. 1. $1300 $1600 $1900 $2200 $2500cheapest plan most expensive planSydney & HunterAusGridIllawarraEndeavour EnergyCountry NSWEssential EnergyMelbourneCitypowerCountry VICPowercorCountry VICSP AusnetMelbourneJemenaMelbourneUnited EnergyBrisbane & SE QLDAdelaide & SA$1501 $2616difference = $1115$1843 $2726difference = $883$1506 $1703$1528 $2068difference = $540$1404 $1956difference = $552$1664 $2192difference = $528$2031 $2628difference = $597$1368 $2395difference = $1027$1576 $2212difference = $636$1580 $2168difference = $588% electricity pricesincreasing July 2012NSW data$ 2 1 8 4$ 2 4 9 2$ 2 2 1 047%39%$ 1 5 4 115%$ 1 9 3 9$ 1 8 6 233%33%$ 2 0 9 0$ 1 7 9 428%CitipowerPowercor SP AusNetJemena UnitedEnergy$ 1 9 4 033%$ 2 0 1 041%35% 28%AusGrid$ 2 5 5 7EndeavourEnergy$ 2 0 5 6$ 1 9 3 950%44%$ EssentialEnergy1 8 1 249%% electricityprices haveincreasedover past 3 yearsyearly costof 2011-2012 bill(estimate - based on7500 kWh peak only)35%%$Network Costs (8.4%)Carbon Price (8.9%)Retail costs (1.2%)Green scheme (0.3%)18.1%% electricity pricesincreasing July 2012NSW dataNSWdistribution areasVICdistribution areaspredicted increasecaused by thecarbon taxhouseholdspendon electricitywww.bundl.com.auabove percentages do not add up becausewholesale energy costs decreased 0.8%May 0910,00020,00030,00040,00050,00060,000Sep 09 May 10Jan 10 Sep 10Jan 11 Sep 11May 11 Jan 12May 12VICNSWQLDSA# of people switching electricitysuppliers each month% of people thatswitch electricitysuppliers each yearAnnualised transfer rate taken from May2012 switching datanot all plans were created equalsources (top to bottom)Australian Energy Regulator “State of the Energy Market Report 2011”Plans found using respective state regulators’ (NSW = IPART, VIC = ESC, SA = ESCOSA, QLD = QCA) website on 05 June 2012IPART “Factsheet - consumer summary of final decision - June 2012”IPART “Changes in regulated electricity retail prices from 1 July 2012 - Final Report June 2012”Expected carbon tax increases from Philip Wild, Paul Bell & John Foster “The impact of carbon pricing on wholesale electricityprices, carbon pass-through rates and retail electrciity tariffs in Australia” (University of Queensland)Switching data from Australian Energy Market Operatorall calculations based on 7500 kWh peak power onlycopyright Bundl.com.au Pty Ltd free to distribute under Creative Commons Licensefind out how much you can save onelectricity at www.bundl.com.au52%31%11%6%50%25%10%8%7%Network CostsCosts from gettingelectricity from source tocustomer viatransmission anddistribution networksEnergy CostsCosts of purchasingelectricity fromgenerators on thewholesale electricitymarketRetail CostsCosts of running the retailbusiness (call centre,billing, etc)Green CostsCosts of complying with stateand federal green schemesNSW databefore carbon tax after carbon taxCarbon Tax28%26%20%15%VIC SA NSW QLDwhere does your electricitybill money go?electricity bill1.45c/kWh=$109peryearof incomefor averagehouseholdsof income forlow incomehouseholds4%metro NSWincrease8%electricity billthe riseof the

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