- September 23, 2020
- Posted in LOCAL
ZESA has increased tariffs by 50% effective 23 September 2020.
In a Statement has said, “The Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETDC) has adjusted the electricity tariffs by 50%. This is in accordance with the Tariff Award of 2 October 2019, which approved the implementation of monthly tariff indexation formula for changes above 10%. Below are the tariffs in ZWL that will be applicable effective 23 September 2020”.
ZESA Tarrif increase for Mining, Industrial, Commercial & Pumping Works
|E6.1a) Fixed Monthly Charge||$66.44||$66.44||$66.44||$66.44|
|A monthly capacity charge per unit of demand||$196.11||$170.31||$124.94||$79.98|
|An interruptable demand chargen/||n/a||n/a||n/a||$59.99|
|On-Peak Energy charge per kWh||$4.01||$4.01||$4.01||$4.01|
|Standard Energy charge per kWh||$2.15||$2.15||$2.15||$2.15|
|Off-Peak Energy charge per kWh||$1.23||$1.23||$1.23||$1.23|
|Reactive Energy charge per KVArh$||$0.35||$0.35||$0.35||$0.35|
i) The rates are exclusive of the 6% Rural Electrification Levy and 14.5% VAT. In terms of Statutory Instrument 168 of 2012, electricity charges for Domestic customers are zero-rated for VAT and in terms of Statutory Instrument 215 of 2005, fixed charges on Commercial and Domestic electricity are zero-rated for VAT.
ii) Maximum Demand (MD) customers are urged to peak during off-peak periods. For a customer who attains MD during off-peak, the applicable MD is the one attained during the peak or standard period.
iii) Reactive energy charge shall be applied to any reactive energy in excess of 48% ( power factor less than 0.90) of the active power recorded (kWh) during a billing period