Sub-Sahara Africa Electricity End User Tariffs
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||SONABEL webpage on electricity tariffs
||Agência de Regulação Económica (ARE)
||ARE Electricity Tariffs
||Updated every few months, for latest tariff click on link in previous column|
|Ghana||Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC)||
Tariffs as of March 2018, recent reduction from 2017 tariffs - Energy charges (per kWh):
(Averages for customer category. 1USD ~ 4.46GHS)
Non-Residential (plus 5% levies, 17.5% VAT)
Special Load Tariff (SLT) (plus 5% levies, 17.5% VAT)
||Office de Régulation de l'Electricité
Tariffs as of April 2018, recent introduction of new tariff level for monthly HH consumption between 25-70 kWh/month (decrease of tariff) and 70-130 kWh/month (increase of tariff) benefitting households with lower consumption levels.
Apart from the type of consumer and level of monthly consumption, the tariff level differs between different locations in the country (4 zones all-together)
||National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA) and Municipality Websites
||Feed in Tariffs are determined by each distributor (which is the municipality in most cases). These tariffs vary greatly between the municipalities and also between customer groups. Municipalities also have the power to change the tariffs from year to year which get approved by NERSA.|
||Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authority (EWURA)
Tariff Order, Mar. 2016 (~2% tariff decrease,
Domestic (lifeline <75 kWh = 100 TZS; >75 = 350)
Tariff Order, Dec. 2016 (~7% tariff increase,
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