Your business electricity invoice explained

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Businesses are often surprised to discover that the actual energy component of a typical electricity invoice makes up less than a quarter of the total cost. So what else is included? Our guide will help you understand.

Guide Contents


  1. What’s in your business electricity invoice?
  2. Government levies to support low-carbon power
  3. Other government levies
  4. Network and distribution charges
  5. Metering charges
  6. Other charges

"Business energy invoices are complex and contain so many different components that customers often ask us to explain all the various elements. That’s why we’ve compiled this report – to go through what each charge is for, why it’s there and how each customer’s share is calculated."

Helen Inwood,

Non Commodity Charging Manager

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