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Synergy Business Time of Use® (R1) tariff

What you need to know

The Business Time of Use® (R1) tariff is a Government regulated electricity tariff developed to suit small businesses with day and night operations. It's most suited to businesses that use over 35% of their energy during off peak periods.


  • Use under 50,000 units p.a. of electricity (which is approximately $14,000 p.a.) and agree to sign up for a minimum 12 months
  • Only available for business customers
  • Compatible meter required. Installation fees apply (see below)

Meter installation fees

A meter installation fee of $786.40 may apply (unless an acceptable R1-compatible time-of-use meter is already fitted).

Item Price inc. GST
Supply charge 3.4494 dollars per day
Electricity charge - peak (8am- 10pm) 37.4114 cents per unit
Electricity charge - off peak (10pm- 8am weekdays and all weekend- excludes public holidays) 11.2234 cents per unit
Don't forget the small print

Effective 1 July 2020. Prices are subject to change from time to time and other fees and charges may also apply. Prices listed include GST unless otherwise stated. By law we calculate our prices to four decimal places. Electricity is charged by the 'unit'. A 'unit' is one kilowatt-hour (kWh).

The pricing details shown relate to Synergy customers connected to the South West Interconnected System (SWIS), covering the area from Kalbarri in the North, down to Albany in the South and East to Kalgoorlie. For other areas of Western Australia outside of the SWIS please contact Horizon Power.

Compatible with

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Other fees & charges
Standard fees and charges may apply.
Fees & charges Price inc. GST
Account establishment fee $ 42.75
Cheque dishonour fee $ 2.55
Credit/debit card transaction fee - American Express 0.84 %
Credit card transaction fee - MasterCard 0.85 %
Debit card transaction fee - MasterCard 0.31 %
Credit card transaction fee - Visa 0.85 %
Debit card transaction fee - Visa 0.38 %
Direct debit dishonour fee $ 2.55
Disconnection of overhead house/premises service fee following illegal re-connection $ 194.00
Meter reconfiguration fee $ 66.00
Meter reconfiguration fee - remote $ 34.00
Meter testing fee (refunded if meter is faulty) $ 336.15
Over the counter transaction fee $ 2.10
Overdue account notice fee (GST doesn't apply) $ 6.15
Paper based bill fee $ 1.20
Reconnection fee $ 31.10
Rejected payment/dishonour fee (payment made at Australia Post) $ 29.00
Removal of a temporary supply fee $ 469.15
Renewable Energy Buyback Scheme application fee (educational and non profit organisations only) $ 21.00
Special meter reading fee $ 33.00
Special meter reading fee - remote $ 17.60
Subsidiary electricity meter rental fee. (Not available to customers on R1, R3, S1 or T1 tariffs) $ 0.1597 per day

Connect today with a Business Time of Use (R1) tariff

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

  2. Upload form

Switch to this plan

Already a Synergy customer and want to switch to the Business Time of Use R1 tariff?

No problem. Just download and send a completed Business Time of Use R1 tariff application form to our support team.

Apply for R1