What are Non-Commodity Costs?

These costs relate to the items on a bill which are not included in the wholesale energy cost. These can be split into three categories; 1) Renewable subsides - which help pay to decarbonise the energy system; 2) System and Network charges - which pay for the upkeep of the electricity network; and 3) Other taxes and levies.

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