How Do Electricity Bills Work? ActewAGL

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If you’re having trouble understanding your electricity bill, then don’t worry – you’re not the first! Therefore, check out our handy hints below for making sense of your ActewAGL electricity bill.

The Basics

Page 1 is where you’ll see all of the important stuff – the ActewAGL electricity bill amount and the due date. These are the most important parts, but you’ve also got your reference number and the address you’re paying for. Therefore, it’s always worth checking this just to make sure there’s no errors.

Here you can also see the breakdown of your bill, giving you the previous balance and payments, the current charges, and any discounts or concessions you might be receiving. They’ll also clearly highlight the amount of savings you’ve made from those discounts.

The front page features some contact information in case you need to contact the provider.

ActewAGL Electricity Bill Charges

Your charges should appear on Page 2 of your ActewAGL electricity bill. This gives you a detailed account of how you’re being charged. Here you can the different tariffs you’re being charge if you’re on a time-of-use plan pr just your general usage if you have a single rate.

Check here for your daily supply charge, and if you’ve opted for Greenchoice you’ll be able to see how much it has cost you for the billing period.

ActewAGL Electricity Bills: The Graphs

Your ActewAGL electricity bill provides you with a graph showing your energy use over the past 5 billing periods so you can see what times of year you’ve been chewing through the most power.

You can also check out a handy graph to see how your daily energy consumption stacks up against other households of the same size in your local area.

ActewAGL Payment Options

The second page of your ActewAGL electricity bill will have your payment options listed with all the relevant payment codes. It also serves as a payment slip for paying in person or by mail. Here’s the payment methods on your bill:

  • Direct Debit
  • BPAY
  • Credit/Debit Card
  • Mail (cheque payment)
  • Telephone
  • Centrepay

Payment methods not shown on your ActewAGL electricity bill:

  • EvenPay (spread your annual costs over 12 smaller monthly payments)
  • BudgetPay (pay a set amount from a savings account each month, and then only pay the extra charges at the end of each quarter)

If you’d like more information about this topic, check out our general article on how electricity bills work, where we go over the basics of what appears on all electricity bills, not just ActewAGL’s.