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Utility Costs

ELECTRICITY RATES

LOW TENSION

 

  • Lighting for home usage: LBP 35 till 100 kwh/month
  • LBP 55 between 100 kwh & 300 kwh/month
  • LBP 80 between 300 kwh & 400kwh/month
  • LBP 120 between 400 kwh & 500kwh/month
  • LBP 200 above 500 kwh/month
  • Public Lighting, Public Institutions, Hospitals, Schools, etc.: LBP 140/Kwh/month one tariff
  • Agriculture and Industry: LBP 115/Kwh/month one tariff

A monthly subscription fee of LBP 1,200 per K.V.A is to be added as well as a monthly fixed charge of LBP 5,000 (subscription up to 10 K.V.A) and LBP 10,000 (subscription above 10 K.V.A).

 

V.A.T tariffs that consist of 10% of total value consumption and subscription fees are to be added after that.

 

MEDIUM TENSION

 

For subscriptions below 100 Kilovolts Ampere per subscriber: One tariff applies: LBP 140/Kwh lighting and LBP 130/Kwh for Agriculture and Industry.

 

For subscriptions 100 Kilovolts Ampere or more per subscriber:

    • LBP 80 per Kwh at night drop
    • LBP 320 per Kwh at evening peak
    • LBP 112 per Kwh outside night drop and evening peak  

DEFINITION OF TIME PERIODS 
Time Periods From 1/1 to 31/3 and
from 1/10 to 31/12

From 4/1 to 30/9

Night drop period

From 11:00pm till 7:00am

From 12:00am till 8:00am

Evening peak period

From 4:30pm till 8:30pm

From 7:30pm till 10:30pm

Outside night drop

From 7:00am till 4:30pm

From 8:00am till 7:30pm

Evening peak

From 8:30pm till 11:00pm

From 10:30pm till 12:00am

Source: EDL

 

  • For all medium tension subscriptions:
    • Reverse energy tariff during all periods and to all subscribers of medium tension is LBP 50 for each K.V.A.R.H when the capacity drops below 0.8.
    • Monthly subscription fee is LBP 1,200 per K.V.A if the generator is provided by EDL and LBP 600 per K.V.A if the generator is provided by the subscriber.
    • Monthly charge of LBP 200 per K.V.A.
    • V.A.T tariffs that consist of 10% of total value consumption and subscription fees are to be added.