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Lanka Electricity Company (Pvt) Ltd



Tariff Plan

This rate applies to supply of electricity used for domestic purposes in private residences. The tariff will be charged on Incremental Block Tariff basis.

This tariff is effective from 16th September 2014.

A 30[1] day period consumption is between 0-60 kWh:

Consumption per month (kWh) Energy Charge (LKR/kWh) Fixed Charge (LKR/month)
0-30 2.50 30.00
31-60 4.85 60.00

If a 30 day period consumption is above 60 kWh

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
>180 45.00 540.00

[1] Consumption blocks are based on a 30 day billing period and the number units in a block would be prorated according to the number of dates in each billing period

How your bill is calculated ?

The Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka has approved the time of use tariff on trial basis for Domestic consumers who are connected with 3 phase 30A or above with immediate effect.

Domestic consumers in the above capacities can request for this optional tariff. (Implemented only upon a request)

Time of Use Energy Charge (LKR/kWh) Fixed Charge (LKR/month)
Off Peak (2230-0530 hrs) 13.00 Rs.540.00
Day (0530-1830 hrs) 25.00
Peak (1830-2230 hrs) 54.00

One time meter connection charge is applicable as per prevailing standard rates.

This tariff is effective from 10th September 2015.

Supply of electricity to be used in shops, offices, banks, warehouses, public buildings, hospitals, educational establishments, places of entertainment and other premises not covered under any other tariffs

This tariff is effective from 15th November 2014.

Customer Category G-1
This rate shall apply to supplies at each individual point of supply delivered and metered at 400/230 Volt nominal and where the contract demand is less than or equal to 42 kVA.

Tariff Applicable for General-1 Customers

Consumption per month (kWh) Energy Charge (LKR/kWh) Fixed Charge (LKR/month) Maximum Demand Charge per month (LKR/kVA)
<301 18.30 240 -

Customer Category G-2
This rate shall apply to supplies at each individual point of supply delivered and metered at 400/230 Volt nominal and where the contract demand exceeds 42 kVA.

Tariff Applicable for General-2 Customers

Time Intervals Energy Charge (LKR/kWh) Fixed Charge (LKR/month) Maximum Demand Charge per month (LKR/kVA)
Peak (18.30-22.30) 26.60 3,000 1,100
Day (5.30-18.30) 20.80
Off-peak (22.30-05.30) 15.40

Customer Category G-3
This rate shall apply to supplies at each individual point of supply delivered and metered at 11,000 Volt nominal and above.

Tariff Applicable for General-3 Customers

Time Intervals Energy Charge (LKR/kWh) Fixed Charge (LKR/month) Maximum Demand Charge per month (LKR/kVA)
Peak (18.30-22.30) 25.50 3,000 1,100
Day (5.30-18.30) 20.70
Off-peak (22.30-05.30) 14.35

Supply of electricity used for hotels approved by the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority.

This tariff is effective from 15th November 2014.

Customer Category H-1
This rate shall apply to supplies at each individual point of supply delivered and metered at 400/230 Volt nominal and where the contract demand is less than or equal to 42 kVA.

Tariff Applicable for Hotel-1 Customers

Energy Charge (LKR/kWh) Fixed Charge (LKR/month) Maximum Demand Charge per month (LKR/kVA)
21.50 600 -

Customer Category H-2
This rate shall apply to supplies at each individual point of supply delivered and metered at 400/230 Volt nominal and where the contract demand exceeds 42kVA.

Tariff Applicable for Hotel-2 Customers

Time Intervals Energy Charge (LKR/kWh) Fixed Charge (LKR/month) Maximum Demand Charge per month (LKR/kVA)
Peak (18.30-22.30) 23.50 3,000 1,100
Day (5.30-18.30) 14.65
Off-peak (22.30-05.30) 9.80

Customer Category H-3
This rate shall apply to supplies at each individual point of supply delivered and metered at 11,000 Volt nominal and above.

Tariff Applicable for Hotel-3 Customers

Time Intervals Energy Charge (LKR/kWh) Fixed Charge (LKR/month) Maximum Demand Charge per month (LKR/kVA)
Peak (18.30-22.30) 22.50 3,000 1,000
Day (5.30-18.30) 13.70
Off-peak (22.30-05.30) 8.80

Supply of electricity to be used for Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Mining and Quarrying, Manufacturing, Electricity, Gas, Steam and Air Conditioning Supply, Water Supply; Sewerage, Waste Management and Remediation Activities as classified under the relevant sections of the detailed classification published in the website of Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka, for electricity tariff purposes.

This tariff is effective from 15th November 2014.

Customer Category I-1
This rate shall apply to supplies at each individual point of supply delivered and metered at 400/230 Volt nominal and where the contract demand is less than or equal to 42 kVA.

Tariff Applicable for Industrial-1 Customers

Consumption per month (kWh) Energy Charge (LKR/kWh) Fixed Charge (LKR/month) Maximum Demand Charge per month (LKR/kVA)
<301 10.80 600 -
>300 12.20 -

Customer Category I-2
This rate shall apply to supplies at each individual point of supply delivered and metered at 400/230 Volt nominal and where the contract demand exceeds 42 kVA.

Table 3- Tariff Applicable for Industrial-2 Customers

Time Intervals Energy Charge (LKR/kWh) Fixed Charge (LKR/month) Maximum Demand Charge per month (LKR/kVA)
Peak (18.30-22.30) 20.50 3,000 1,100
Day (5.30-18.30) 11.00
Off-peak (22.30-05.30) 6.85

Customer Category I-3
This rate shall apply to supplies at each individual point of supply delivered and metered at 11,000 Volt nominal and above.

Table 4- Tariff Applicable for Industrial-3 Customers

Time Intervals Energy Charge (LKR/kWh) Fixed Charge (LKR/month) Maximum Demand Charge per month (LKR/kVA)
Peak (18.30-22.30) 23.50 3,000 1,000

Customer Category R-1
The tariff will be charged on Incremental Block Tariff basis and effective from 15th November 2014This rate shall apply to supplies of electricity to,

places of public religious worship including private residences of priests where such residences are associated with or are within the place of public religious worship,

Homes for aged, orphanages and homes for the handicapped, which are specifically certified by the Director of Social Services as charitable institutions, and the installation should not include any building used for commercial purposes.

Table 1- Tariff Applicable for Religious Customers

Consumption[1] per month (kWh) Energy Charge (LKR/kWh) Fixed Charge (LKR/month)
0-30 1.90 30
31-90 2.80 60
91-120 6.75 180
121-180 7.50 180
>180 9.40 240

Consumption blocks are based on a 30 day billing period and the number units in a block would be prorated according to the number of dates in each billing period

There shall be two types of street lighting customers, public and private:

(a) Street lighting for public use, where the street lights are fixed along public roads, and where the road belongs to or is maintained by a Local Authority or a Provincial Authority or the Road Development Authority, and where the road users do not pay a fee for the use of such roadways and have unhindered access

(b) Street lighting for private use along roadways belonging to any individual or institution other than the Authorities listed in (a) above. Roadways in which ownership is not specifically defined and any other premises other than a roadway belonging to the authorities listed in (a) including areas designated for recreation (such as parks including roads leading to such parks) or other services (such as offices and depots, and roads leading to such offices and depots), shall be considered as private.

This tariff is effective from 15th November 2014.

Street lighting for public use shall continue to be metered, invoiced at the rate of Rs. 17.00 kWh (rate applicable for both public and private use of street lighting), and approved by the relevant Local, Provincial or Road authority.

The following Electricity Tariffs have been approved by the Public Utility Commission of Sri Lanka.

Increasing Block Tariff Structure is applicable for Domestic (D-1) and Religious (R-1) tariff categories.

Domestic (D-1)
Effective from 16th September 2014

If Consumption is between 0-60 kWh per month the following tariffs will be applicable.

Customer Category and Monthly Consumption (kWh) Unit Charge (Rs./kWh) Fixed Charge (Rs./month)
0-30 2.50 30
31-60 4.85 60

If Consumption is above 60kWh per month the following tariffs will be applicable.

Customer Category and Monthly Consumption (kWh) Unit Charge (Rs./kWh) Fixed Charge (Rs./month)
0-60 7.85 N/A
61-90 10.00 90
91-120 27.75 480
121-180 32.00 480
More Than 180 45.00 540

Domestic Time of Use Optional
Effective from 10th September 2015

Time of Use Unit Charge (Rs./kWh) Fixed Charge (Rs./month)
Off Peak (2230-0530 hrs) 13.00 Rs.540.00
Day (0530-1830 hrs) 25.00
Peak (1830-2230 hrs) 54.00

Religious (R-1)
Effective from 15th November 2014

Customer Category and Monthly Consumption (kWh) Unit Charge (Rs./kWh) Fixed Charge (Rs./month)
0-30 1.90 30
31-90 2.80 60
91-120 6.75 180
121-180 7.50 180
More Than 180 9.40 240

Volume differentiated tariff structure is applicable for General Purpose -1 (GP-1) & Industrial-1 (I-1) tariff categories. effective from 15th November 2014

Customer Category and Monthly Consumption (kWh) Unit Charge (Rs/kWh ) Fixed Charge (Rs./month) Maximum demand charge per month (Rs./kVA)
  Peak (1830hr-2230hr) Off-peak (2230hr-0530hr) Day (0530hr-1830hr)    
General Purpose
GP-1 <301 kWh 18.30 240 N/A
>301 kWh 22.85 240 N/A  
GP-2 26.60 15.40 21.80 3,000 1,100
GP-3 25.50 14.35 20.70 3,000 1,000
Government
GV-1 14.65 600 N/A
GV-2 14.55 3,000 1,100
GV-3 14.35 3,000 1,100
Hotel
H-1 21.50 600 N/A
H-2 23.50 9.80 14.65 3,000 1,100
H-3 22.50 8.80 13.70 3,000 1,100
Industrial
I-1 <301 kWh 10.80 600 N/A
>301 kWh 12.20 600 N/A
I-2 20.50 6.85 11.00 3,000 1,100
I-3 23.50 5.90 10.25 3,000 1,000
Street Lighting 17.00 N/A N/A

Notes on tariffs:
"month" means a 30-day billing period.

Interval Description Interval (hours)
Day 05.30 to 18.30
Peak 18.30 to 22.30
Off-Peak 22.30 to 05.30

Supply of electricity to be used in schools, hospitals, vocational training institutions, and universities, which are fully owned by the Government and funded through the national budget and provide their services free of charge to the general public. These customers shall be of categories GP-1, GP-2 or GP-3. Existing and new customers of the type described above may make an application in writing to the relevant distribution licensee to obtain the government Category.

Customer Category GV-1
This rate shall apply to supplies at each individual point of supply delivered and metered at 400/230 Volt nominal and where the contract demand is less than or equal to 42 kVA.

Tariff Applicable for Government-1 Customers

Energy Charge (LKR/kWh) Fixed Charge (LKR/month) Maximum Demand Charge per month (LKR/kVA)
14.65 600 -

Customer Category GV-2
This rate shall apply to supplies at each individual point of supply delivered and metered at 400/230 Volt nominal and where the contract demand exceeds 42 kVA.

Tariff Applicable for Government-2 Customers

Energy Charge (LKR/kWh) Fixed Charge (LKR/month) Maximum Demand Charge per month (LKR/kVA)
14.55 3000 1100

Customer Category GV-3
This rate shall apply to supplies at each individual point of supply delivered and metered at 11,000 Volt nominal and above.

Tariff Applicable for Government-3 Customers

Energy Charge (LKR/kWh) Fixed Charge (LKR/month) Maximum Demand Charge per month (LKR/kVA)
14.35 3000 1000

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  • Colombo 03, Sri Lanka.
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