What are the units on my bill?

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What are the units on my bill?

Units are different for electricity and gas, you can find more detail on what they mean in Your Bill Explained.

For electricity:

Units are different for each item:

  • Rate type (eg. Domestic Urban): Kilowatt hours (kWh)
  • Standing charges: Number of days in your billing period
  • PSO Levy: Number of months in your billing period 

For gas:

Units are different for each item: 

  • Rate type (eg. Dom DF Gas Staff): Kilowatt hours (kWh) – the unit for gas
  • Standing Charges: Number of days in your billing period
  • Carbon Tax: Kilowatt hours (kWh) – the unit for gas