Breaking down your electricity bill
The Electricity Transmission part of your bill, which is subject to regulatory approval, covers the cost of the network’s infrastructure and maintaining it. Our transmission network cost in 2017 was £25 of the average annual household bill of £554 – that’s around 4.5% of your total annual bill – less than a tank of petrol or a family trip to the cinema.
Electricity Transmission costs £25 of the average annual household bill
*We use Ofgem’s methodology to report the impact of our charges. The figures quoted are based on 2016/2017.
How the £25 cost breaks down
The £25 of the average annual household bill that’s for Electricity Transmission includes a number of components, ranging from investment in the network to innovation.