How to read your non half hourly electricity bill

Your non half hourly electricity explained

Please click mouse-over the numbers on the invoice below for explanation of each section.

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Non Half Hourly Electricity Bill
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Billing address – this is the address where your bills are sent to

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Supply Address – the actual site address that the electricity has been supplied to

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Your Site Reference/invoice number – the reference number for the site and the invoice number

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Invoice period from – dates of which the supply period runs to and from

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Available Capacity – the supply capacity for the site, this is agreed with the Distribution company

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Tax point date – the date the invoice was created

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Meter Number(s) – this is the meter serial number that appears on front of your meter

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Previous/This – refers to the previous and current meter read, respectively

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Advance – the total units before the constant

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Constant – this details what the ‘multiplier’ is on the meter. For example, if it is 10 – the units are multiplied by 10

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Units – the total units after the constant

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Rate – the rate at which the units are charged, pence per kWh

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Monthly/Quarterly Charge – a fixed charge passed through and determined by the distribution network operator – covers their maintenance and administration costs of supplying the site. May also include commission.

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CCL on 45752 units at 0.554p– total climate change levy charge based on the total units and the current CCL rate

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VAT @ 20% – VAT charged on the Net total (inc. CCL)

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MPAN Supply Number – Meter Point Administration Number. This number uniquely identifies a meter point and allows suppliers to know what type of metering is installed at site.

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