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Electra owns and operates the electricity lines and distribution assets in the Kapiti-Horowhenua region

Electra invoices these charges to Electricity Retailers, who then include these in your regular electricity bill. Minister of Energy's Notice of Exemption (Low Fixed Charge Tariff Option)


Electra Electricity Distribution  Pricing FAQ's



Power Factor Premium:

This applies to commercial customers. Where the power factor is less than 0.95 Electra reserves the right to impose a power factor premium. The premium will be based on a multiplier of 2% of the monthly total Network price for every 0.01 power factor below 0.95 lagging.


Price Option Naming

Some price options have been renamed to conform with standard industry terms.  In the table above the previous names are shown in brackets beside the new names..


All Inclusive Option

The All Inclusive option is no longer available except to existing users.  Existing users must have electric hot water which, if required, is able to be controlled by Electra, plus either a Night or Night Boost meter.


Time of Use Option

This option (formerly Triple Saver) had previously been only available to customers using more than 25,000kWh per annum.  It is now available to any customer.



For those who are generating electricity on their premises and exporting some or all of this into Electra's distribution network.


Sales Discount

A Sales Discount will be credited to the current customer at each metered supply point (ICP) at the discount date of 31 January 2018. 
The discount will be $30.00 plus 13% of the ICP's total fixed and variable Line and Transmission prices for the previous twelve months.


Loss Factor Code: 1
Network Losses: 6.60%
Loss Factor: 1.071

Previous Years Prices:

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