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Parliamentary Questions

Question Without Notice No. 1137 asked in the Legislative Council on 8 December 2021 by Hon Wilson Tucker

Minister responding: Hon W.J. Johnston
Parliament: 41 Session: 1

Answered on

HORIZON POWER — DISCONNECTIONS

1137. Hon WILSON TUCKER to the minister representing the Minister for Energy:

Since 30 June 2021, how many Horizon Power customers have had their service disconnected due to non-payment? Please provide figures for each region within Horizon Power's network.

Hon ALANNAH MacTIERNAN replied:

I thank the member for the question. The following information has been provided by the Minister for Energy. The table below shows the number of customers disconnected, by the Horizon Power service region, since 30 June 2021 to date. I seek leave to have the table incorporated into Hansard.

[Leave granted for the following material to be incorporated.]

Service Region

Disconnected Customers

Kimberley

508

Pilbara

617

Gascoyne/Midwest

180

Goldfields/Esperance

156

Total:

1,461

 

I note that this includes residential and business disconnections for non-payment, and may include premises that are no longer occupied. More than 90 per cent of those have been reconnected.