Economy 20 Plus at a glance
Economy 20 Plus provides 24 hours of uninterrupted electricity for approved heating and hot water systems.
This includes 20 hours of cheaper electricity for your heating and hot water.
All other appliances run on the General Power and Lighting Rate at all times (see below).
Who is it for?
Economy 20 Plus is suitable for homes with approved:
- Electric central heating
- Electric underfloor heating
- Smart electric heaters
- Electric flow boiler
- Heat pump
The approved system needs to be connected to a dedicated heating or hot water circuit. For example, electric heaters can't just be plugged into a socket.
If you are uncertain whether your heating equipment is suitable for this tariff, our Customer Care team will be happy to advise you.
Explaining the rates
20 hours of cheaper electricity in any 24 hours for approved heating and hot water systems.
Economy 20 Plus
For electricity used by approved heating and hot water during four peak hours: 1pm to 3pm and 5pm to 7pm.
General Power and Lighting
For all other appliances at all times.
Flexible three-rate tariff
20 hours cheaper electricity for approved heating and hot water systems
All other appliances run on the General Power and Lighting Rate at all times
The card below shows the current rates for the Economy 20 Plus tariff. These rates include GST and are subject to change.
Economy 20 Plus
Price per unit
Service charge per day
All rates are inclusive of GST
Choosing the right tariff
It's not always easy to work out which tariff will give you the best deal. This video explains how to choose the best electricity tariff for you.
We offer a range of tariffs to suit your needs. If Economy 20 Plus doesn’t sound right for you, take a look at these alternative tariffs.
A flexible two-rate tariff offering 20 hours of cheaper electricity for approved space and water heating.Learn more
A three-rate tariff with eight hours of cheaper electricity for approved space and water heating, and also eight hours of discounted electricity for other appliances. Suitable for storage heaters on a dedicated supply circuit, and if you can use other appliances during the eight-hour discounted period at night.Learn more