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Synergy Business Time of Use® (R3) tariff

You could be eligible for a better deal

If your business uses at least 50,000 units p.a. which is roughly $16,000 p.a. or more on electricity, you may be eligible for a business energy plan with better rates and conditions than a standard Government tariff.
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What you need to know

The Business Time of Use Fifty® (R3) tariff is a government regulated electricity tariff developed to suit larger businesses with day and night operations. It's most suited to businesses that use over 35% of their energy during off peak periods.


  • Use at least 50,000 units p.a. which is roughly $16,000 p.a.
  • Available for low voltage (240V/415V) and high voltage (e.g. 6.6kV, 11kV, 33kV) connections
  • Compatible meter required. Installation fees apply (see below)
Item Price inc. GST
Supply charge 3.6220 dollars per day
Electricity charge - peak (8am- 10pm) 52.8330 cents per unit
Electricity charge - off peak (10pm- 8am weekdays and all weekend- excludes public holidays) 15.8711 cents per unit
Don't forget the small print

Prices current as at 1 July 2023. Prices are subject to change from time to time and other fees and charges may also apply. Prices listed include GST unless otherwise stated. Synergy calculates its tariffs to four decimal places. Electricity is charged in cents per ‘unit’ unless otherwise specified. A ‘unit’ is one kilowatt-hour (kWh).

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Other fees & charges
Other fees and charges may apply. All prices listed below are correct as at 1 July 2023 and are subject to change.
Fees & charges Price inc. GST
Account establishment fee $ 30.95
Cheque dishonour fee $ 2.60
Credit or debit card transaction fee American Express 0.84 %
Credit card transaction fee MasterCard 0.77 %
Debit card transaction fee MasterCard 0.43 %
Credit card transaction fee Visa 0.90 %
Debit card transaction fee Visa 0.39 %
Demolition fee where supply is removed from site $ 518.10
Direct debit dishonour fee $ 2.60
Disconnection of overhead house premises fee $ 198.25
Meter reconfiguration fee $ 101.30
Meter reconfiguration fee - remote $ 39.90
Meter testing fee $ 340.40
Meter testing fee Concession $ 144.00
Over the counter transaction fee $ 2.10
Overdue account notice fee $ 6.15
Paper based bill fee $ 1.30
Reconnection fee $ 31.10
Rejected payment dishonour fee payment made at Australia Post $ 29.00
Supply abolishment fee $ 518.10
Distributed Energy Buyback Scheme administration fee $ 14.45
Distributed Energy System administration fee $ 14.45
Special meter reading fee $ 27.90
Special meter reading fee - remote $ 15.80
Subsidiary electricity meter rental fee $ 0.1597 per day
Meter upgrade fee $ 101.30

Connect today with a Business Time of Use Fifty® (R3) tariff

Switch to this plan

Already a Synergy customer and want to switch to the Business Time of Use R3 tariff?

No problem. Just download and send a completed Business Time of Use R3 tariff application form to our support team.

Apply for R3

We're moving

  1. Whether you’re moving in or out, you can create or transfer your electricity connection online in less than 10 minutes
  2. Just have a copy of your bill, new address and meter number handy to get started
  3. It takes around 3 business days (excluding weekends) to get you connected and you’ll receive your first bill after that

Organise your move now

If you require multiple connections, please call 13 13 54.

We're building

Building one or more new premises?
  1. Download and return the following forms:

    New connection single

    New connection multi premises

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