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- You don’t live in an area where we supply electricity.
- You require a pre-paid meter.
- You have previously been subject to recovery action to collect unpaid accounts.
- In the event of non-acceptance we shall recommend an alternative energy retailer.
What makes up a typical household electricity bill?
The cost of generating the electricity you use. Mercury Energy works out this part of your bill.
The cost of moving electricity over Transpower’s National Grid between power stations and local lines. Your local lines company tells us how much this is.
Goods and services tax (15%) Just like buying groceries, GST applies to all parts of your bill.
The cost of moving electricity over from your local lines company to your property.
The cost from companies that own maintain and read electricity meters.
Other (Less than 1%)
This covers the Electricity Authority Levy. The Electricity Authority is responsible for the operation of the electricity market.