Electricity Licences - Northern Territory


You will need this licence if you intend to carry on operations in the electricity supply industry. There are five types of licence:

  • selling electricity
  • generating of electricity
  • owning or operating an electricity network or a dedicated connection asset
  • system control over a power system
  • generating and selling power within an isolated system.

Licences may be subject to conditions and will require you to comply with applicable codes, rules, protocols and standards.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Please contact the agency to identify any eligibility requirements.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $1500.00

Standard licence. Fee for 2023-24

Apply Application All $1000.00

Special licence. Fees for 2023-24

Renew Renewal All $1500.00

Fee for 2023-24


Approval time

Up to six months

Administering agency

Department of Industry, Tourism and Trade

Utilities Commission

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Supporting information