Pricing and Fees for Your Gas Account

It's important for you to understand the pricing and fees that may apply to your Alinta Energy account.

Important notice:

Gas Tariffs

Coastal [Metropolitan] Region

Residential Customers Prices including GST [as at 1 July 2014]
Supply charge 20.31 cents per day
The first 12 units used on average per day 14.01 cents per unit
Over 12 units used on average per day 12.64 cents per unit

Business Customers
Prices including GST [as at 1 July 2014] 
Supply charge 17.66 cents per day
The first 100 units used on average per day 12.77 cents per unit
Over 100 units used on average per day
10.23 cents per unit

Albany Pricing

Residential & Business Customers Prices including GST [as at 1 July 2014]
Supply charge
21.92 cents per day
Supply charge additional dwellings (residential customers only) 10.94 cents per day
Energy charge 15.94 cents per unit

Kalgoorlie-Boulder Area Pricing

Residential Customers Prices including GST [as at 1 July 2014]
Supply charge 45.65 cents per day
Consumption charge 13.02 cents per unit

Business Customers Prices including GST [as at 1 July 2014]
Supply charge 45.44 cents per day
Consumption charge 11.60 cents per unit

Gas Account Service Fees

Type of fee Prices including GST [as at 1 July 2014]
Account Establishment Fee
Covers the cost of establishing a new Alinta Energy account
$45.00
Credit Card Payment Fee
A fee that applies to all bills paid by credit card to cover the cost incurred by Alinta Energy when accepting payment by credit card. This fee will appear on the next account after the bill is paid
0.7%
Dishonour Fee
Covers the costs incurred when a cheque or direct debit is dishonoured
$21.00
Overdue Fee
Covers the cost of printing and posting overdue notices
$8.40
Reconnection Fee
The cost to attend a property to reconnect the gas supply
$42.00
Meter Testing Fee
Recovers fee charged by ATCO Gas Australia for removing a meter and testing it in a laboratory. This fee is refundable if the meter is found to be faulty
$175.00
Special Meter Reading Fee
Recovers fee charged by ATCO Gas Australia to attend a property to carry out a special meter reading
$20.00
Booked Meter Read Fee
The costs incurred to attend a property to carry out a meter reading at a specified date and time
$8.00
Retail market levy
Is based on the levy charged to us by the Retail Market Company that operates the West Australian gas market
1.19 cents per day
Account administration fee (Residential)
Covers some of the costs incurred in servicing our customers
3.52 cents per day
Account administration fee (Small Business)
Covers some of the costs incurred in servicing our customers
16.92 cents per day
Network Pass-through Charge
The Network Pass-through Charge represents part of Alinta Energy’s costs passed on from ATCO (the local gas network operator). ATCO’s prices are approved by the WA energy regulator (Economic Regulation Authority).
1.98 cents per day

Gas Connection Works Services Fees

Type of Fee Prices including GST [as at 1 July 2014]
Works Cancellation Fee
Recovers the fee charged by ATCO Gas Australia where a customer cancels a request for a new connection
$172.90
Trenching Fee (trench provided)
Installing the first 20 metres of gas service pipes for an established single dwelling is free. This fee recovers the costs charged by ATCO Gas Australia for running of a gas service in excess of 20 metres where a trench has been provided
$24.97 per metre
Trenching Fee (trench not provided)
Installing the first 20 metres of gas service pipes for an established single dwelling is free. This fee recovers the costs charged by ATCO Gas Australia for running of a gas service in excess of 20 metres where no trench has been provided and ATCO Gas Australia provides the trench
$55.88 per metre
Multi Dwelling Connection Fee
Recovers the fee charged by ATCO Gas Australia for connecting a strata titled property
$172.90
Existing Strata Title Connection Fee
Recovers the fee charge by ATCO Gas Australia for connection of a strata titled property which does not have gas pipes installed at the time of construction
$338.00
Commercial Connection Fee
A fixed connection fee for new commercial connections
$690.00
Meter Removal Fee
Recovers fee charged by ATCO Gas Australia for the removal of a gas meter at the request of a customer
$270.00
Regulator Replacement Fee
Recovers fee charged by ATCO Gas Australia for regulator replacements due to pressure upgrade to 2.75kPa
$210.00