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Current ZESCO Tariffs

CUSTOMER CATEGORY Current Tariffs New Tariff 15th May 2017 New Tariff 1st Sept 2017
1. METERED RESIDENTIAL TARIFFS (Prepaid) (Capacity 15kVA)
R1-Consumption up-to 200kWh in a month Energy Charge/kWh 0.15 0.15 0.15
R2-Consumption above 200kWh in a month Energy Charge/kWh 0.51 0.77 0.89
Fixed Monthly Charge 18.23 18.23 18.23
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2. COMMERCIAL TARIFFS (Capacity 15kVA)
Commercial Energy Charge/kWh 0.31 0.47 0.54
Fixed Monthly Charge 55.09 82.64 96.41
3. SOCIAL SERVICES TARIFFS
Schools, Hospitals, Orphanages, Churches,
water pumping & street lighting
Energy Charge/kWh 0.28 0.42 0.49
Fixed Monthly Charge 47.91 71.87 83.84
4. MAXIMUM DEMAND TARIFFS
MD1-Capacity between 16 - 300kVA MD Charge(K/kVA/Month) 13.97 20.96 24.45
Energy Charge(K/kWh) 0.20 0.30 0.35
Fixed Monthly Charge(K/Month) 136.82 205.23 239.44
Off Peak MD Charge (K/KVA/Month) 6.98 10.47 12.22
Off Peak Energy Charge(K/kWh) 0.15 0.23 0.26
Peak MD Charge(K/KVA/Month) 17.46 26.19 30.56
Peak Energy Charge(K/kWh) 0.25 0.38 0.44
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MD2-Capacity between 301-2,000kVA MD Charge(K/kVA/Month) 26.13 39.20 45.73
Energy Charge(K/kWh) 0.17 0.26 0.30
Fixed Monthly Charge(K/Month) 273.62 410.43 478.84
Off Peak MD Charge (K/KVA/Month) 13.07 19.61 22.87
Off Peak Energy Charge(K/kWh) 0.13 0.20 0.23
Peak MD Charge(K/KVA/Month) 32.67 49.01 57.17
Peak Energy Charge(K/kWh) 0.21 0.32 0.37
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MD3-Capacity between 2,001-7,500kVA MD Charge(K/kVA/Month) 41.75 62.63 73.06
Energy Charge(K/kWh) 0.14 0.21 0.25
Fixed Monthly Charge(K/Month) 579.74 869.61 1,014.55
Off Peak MD Charge(K/KVA/Month) 20.87 31.31 36.52
Off Peak Energy Charge(K/kWh) 0.10 0.15 0.18
Peak MD Charge(K/KVA/Month) 52.19 78.29 91.33
Peak Energy Charge(K/kWh) 0.17 0.26 0.30
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MD4-Capacity above 7,500kVA MD Charge(K/kVA/Month) 41.98 62.97 73.47
Energy Charge(K/kWh) 0.12 0.18 0.21
Fixed Monthly Charge(K/Month) 1,159.50 1,739.25 2,029.13
Off Peak MD Charge (K/KVA/Month) 20.99 31.49 36.73
Off Peak Energy Charge(K/kWh) 0.09 0.14 0.16
Peak MD Charge(K/KVA/Month) 52.48 78.72 91.84
Peak Energy Charge(K/kWh) 0.14 0.21 0.25
NOTE; The above tariffs are:-
(a) Exclusive of 3% Government excise duty
(b) Exclusive of 16% Value Added Tax (VAT)