Annual Electricity Concession (AEC)

Who can apply for the concession?

An electricity account holder who holds one of the following eligible cards:

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

How much is the concession?

Discount – 17.5 per cent of electricity usage and service costs.

The concession is calculated after retailer discounts and solar credits have been deducted.

Concession period – All year around.

Households with very high electricity bills (over $2,820 in the year starting 1 December 2017) need to apply for the Excess electricity concession to continue to receive a concession on their bill.

Want to know more?

Visit the Victorian Government’s Annual Electricity Concession web page.