This calculator can show how electricity price increases in the future have the potential to affect your out of pocket electricity expenses. In the years 2008 to 2012 electricity costs rose above inflation in many parts of Australia. This calculator allows you to work out the potential electricity price in the future by selecting an average inflation rate for the next 5 years. Please note that Solar Powered Homes through this calculator tool is making no claim or predictions regarding electricity price increases in future years. Before you use the calculator please get one or a few of your past electricity bills to check your consumption and the current price per kWh.