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Consumer Discounts

Network Tasman has been crediting network charge discounts onto consumers’ power bills since 1994. To find out whether you are within Network Tasman's coverage area click here.


Network Tasman is a consumer-owned electricity distributor

The company has been providing network discounts to its consumers since 1994. The amount of discount each consumer receives depends on their electricity usage. The discounts appear as a credit on eligible consumers’ power accounts.

Timing

The next discount provided by Network Tasman will be credited on the power bill you receive from your electricity retailers in either April or May 2020. It will be based on your electricity usage from 01 September 2019 to 31 March 2020.

Eligibility


To be eligible for a line charge discount a consumer must have an active, metered connection to the network as at midnight on a specific day. For the Autumn 2020 discount, this is Friday 09 April 2020.

Exclusions


Any of the following circumstances will exclude a consumer from receiving 
the discount: 

  • The meters have been removed prior to midnight on the respective cut-off dates
  • The consumer’s connection has been disconnected or is vacant or inactive on
the registry prior to the respective cut-off dates
  • The consumer’s connection has temporary boxes or unmetered connections such as streetlights or electric fences
  • The consumer has had a final reading or requested a final reading to be taken on or before midnight on the respective cut-off date.

Discount Calculation

Discounts are calculated at a rate per kilowatt hour (kWh) as per our pricing schedule.

Discounts will vary between consumers because of consumers' different levels of electricity consumption.

The next discount provided by Network Tasman will be credited on the power bill you receive from your electricity retailers in either April or May 2020. It will be based on your electricity usage from 01 September 2019 to 31 March 2020. The new data for that discount will be available on this webpage.

Discount Queries


If you have any queries about the discount please call us or click on the link below to read answers to Frequently Asked Questions about discounts.

Click here to view the Line Charge Discounts – 2019/2020 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

*In addition, the Network Tasman Trust provides a distribution Network Tasman consumers in December. This distribution represents an individual consumer’s share of a tax-free distribution to beneficiaries from Network Tasman’s accumulated funds.  Go to Network Tasman Trust for more information about the Trust.