Domestic electricity tariff: First slab up from 30 to 50 units
This is geared toward encouraging consumption by ‘lower and middle-class domestic consumers’: KERC
In its new order for tariff revision for the continued monetary 12 months, the Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has elevated the primary slab for home tariffs from 30 units to 50 units.
This, the fee has mentioned, is geared toward encouraging consumption by “lower and middle-class domestic consumers”.
Other main highlights
- (*50*)Rebate to be used of LED bulbs in public lighting of 105 paise per unit
(*50*) Tariff for LT and HT water provide installations up by 10 paise per unit.
(*50*) (*30*) Incentive Scheme for HT shoppers continued
(*50*) No improve in tariff to BMRCL. Concessional tariff to railway traction elevated by 10 paise per unit around the clock with out ToD tariff and particular incentive scheme
(*50*) Concessional tariff for battery charging stations continued
(*50*) For instructional establishments and hospitals: 10 paise per unit improve
For home shoppers, installations of presidency or charitable instructional establishments and hospitals in BBMP and different municipal company areas, the rise in vitality costs throughout the State is 10 paise per unit. This implies that the vitality costs for month-to-month consumption of 0 – 50 units (earlier 0 – 30 units) will go up from ₹4 per unit to ₹4.10 per unit, and for consumption between 51 and 100 units (earlier 31 to 100 units), the tariff is elevated from ₹5.45 per unit to ₹5.55 per unit.
The tariff for month-to-month consumption of 101–200 units will go up from ₹7 to ₹7.10 per unit, and for above 200 units from ₹8.05 to ₹8.15 per unit.
The improve in tariff for LT and HT industrial shoppers throughout the State is 10 paise per unit. Similarly, business LT and HT shoppers will even be paying 10 paise extra per unit.
The fee has additionally introduced the removing of morning and night peak below ToD (time of day) tariff to encourage consumption in HT installations.
The penalty of ₹1 per unit for utilization of vitality throughout morning peak hours — between 6 a.m. and 10 a.m. — and night peak hours — 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. — has been withdrawn, persevering with the coverage of the 2020 tariff order.
This, the KERC has mentioned, is with a view of creating use of the accessible surplus energy as projected by the Escoms and the SLDC through the monsoon interval, i.e., from July to November.
“The evening peak ToD for the other months in the financial year will be continued for the energy consumed during the evening peak hours and a penalty of ₹1 will be levied in the monthly bills issued from December to June as per the existing mechanism. Similarly, the rebate of ₹1 offered on the energy consumed during off-peak period i.e., 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. from July to November is withdrawn,” the fee has mentioned.
A brand new ‘Discounted Energy Rate Scheme’ has additionally been introduced to encourage vitality consumption over and above the bottom or regular consumption by HT installations (industries, business, hospitals, instructional establishments), particularly through the energy surplus/monsoon/low season interval of July to December. Surplus energy can be offered at ₹6 per unit to them over and above their base/regular consumption.