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Tariff Categories

 

Domestic Low Usage Tariff (D1) This category covers domestic customers who on average have a consumption pattern for 50 kWh. The 50 kwh are subsidized by company are not subjected to service charge. Under the category any unit exceeding 50 kwh is charged a higher rate up to 283.4 kWh. In this tariff category, power is supplied at a low voltage, single phase (230 V).
General usage Tariff (T1) This segment is applicable for customers who use power for general purposes: including residential, small commercial and light industrial use, public lighting, and billboards. In this category the average consumption is more 283.4 kWh per meter reading period. Power is given at low voltage single phase (230), as well as three phase (400V).
Low voltage maximum Demand (MD) usage tariff (T2) Applicable for general use where power is metered at 400V and average consumption is more than 7,500kWh per meter reading period and demand doesn’t exceed 500KVA per meter reading period.
High Voltage Maximum Demand (MD) usage tariff (T3). Applicable for general use where power is metered at 11KV and above.

 

Tariffs

 

Domestic Low Usage (D1) General Usage (T1) Low Voltage Max (T2) High Voltage Max (T3) Zanzibar

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Low Energy(0-50kWh) - per kWh 60.00
High energy charge per kWh (above 50kWh) 273.00
Service Charge per Month 3,841.00 14,233.00 14,233.00 14,233.00
Demand Charge per KVA 16,944.00 14,520.00 12,079.00
Energy Charge per kWh 221.00 132.00 118.00 106.00

NOTE: All the charges above exclude VAT and EWURA

NOTE: Highest maximum demand rule

Billing Demand (BD) is the higher of kVA maximum Demand during the meter reading period and 75% of the highest kVA Maximum Demand for the preceding 3 months, provided that during the first year of operation the Billing Demand shall be the higher of the kVA Maximum Demand during the meter reading period and 75% of the highest kVA maximum demand recoded commencing from the month the consumer is connected.

 

 
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