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Controlled load electricity concession

Overview

Eligible concession card holders living in Victoria can apply for a 13% concession on controlled load usage charges on domestic mains electricity.

Controlled load charges apply to separately metered electric hot water or slab heating, which is measured via a dual element electricity meter or dual element smart meter. These tariffs are usually shown as 'controlled load' or 'dedicated circuit' tariffs.

Eligibility

To be eligible for the concession, the electricity account holder must have one of the following cards:

  • Pensioner Concession Card
  • Health Care Card
  • Veterans’ Affairs Gold Card.

The concession is only available to households with an eligible dual element electricity meter or dual element smart meter.

Other conditions may apply.

Next steps

To check your eligibility for the concession, phone your electricity retailer.

To find out more, go to the Victorian Government website.