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Revised electricity tariffs for domestic consumers

30 September 2014 11:35 am - 10     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


The Public Utilities Commission today announced the approved electricity tariffs structure which would be effective from September 16, in line with the government policy directive on the reduction of electricity tariffs.

This rate applies to electricity used for domestic purposes in private residences. The tariff will be charged on an Incremental Block Tariff (IBT) basis.

Consumption blocks are based on a 30-day billing period and the number of units in a block would be provided according to the number of dates in each billing period. (Chaturanga Pradeep)

Details of the approved tariffs are given below.

Consumption per month(kWh) Energy Charge (LKR/kWh) Fixed Charge(LKR/month)
  2.50 30.00
31-60 4.85 60.00

Domestic-Users over 60 units per month

Consumption per month(kWh) Energy Charge (LKR/kWh) Fixed Charge(LKR/month)
0-60 7.85 -
61-90 10.00 90.00
91-120 27.75 480.00
121-180 32.00 480.00
More Than 180 45.00 540.00

  Comments - 10

  • Farook Tuesday, 30 September 2014 12:37 PM

    Where is the 25% revision? Can we have a comparison of the rates? This is just an eye wash!

    NO NO Tuesday, 30 September 2014 06:15 PM

    the 25% Isnt gonna stop people getting heart attacks via DM Android App

    ANTON Tuesday, 30 September 2014 12:49 PM


    Lucky Tuesday, 30 September 2014 01:29 PM

    I smell some fishiness here!!!!!

    Martin Wednesday, 01 October 2014 06:41 AM

    What the hell is this Now they think we are bunch of stupids to play around like this via DM Android App

    sinnan Wednesday, 01 October 2014 03:22 AM

    where is the 25% reduction???
    Is it A Uva Election Gimmick by His Excellency?

    nam Wednesday, 01 October 2014 03:24 PM

    Change d name electric bill..... Electric shock ... It will give new look

    SimonPeter Wednesday, 01 October 2014 10:18 AM

    People of sri lanka, it's time to rise against this!

    Wick Wednesday, 01 October 2014 11:29 AM

    What is this ?I use nearly 200 units and pay somewhere around Rs.8500 but now for 200 units now I have to pay Rs 9540. What is this? Meka ali boruwak.

    mathew Thursday, 02 October 2014 07:20 AM

    does not the word of our executive president mean nothing to the public utilities commission?

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