ERA - Electricity Regulatory Authority

ERA Reduces Electricity Tariffs for the Fourth Quarter of 2017

The Electricity Regulatory Authority on 7th October 2017 announced a reduction in the Electricity End-User Tariffs for all consumer categories for the Fourth Quarter (October to December) of 2017.

According to the approved Tariff Schedule, Domestic consumers will pay UGX 685.6 from UGX 686.0, Commercial Consumers - UGX 619.1 from UGX 619.9, Medium Industrial Consumers - UGX 568.0 from UGX 568.8, Large Industrial Consumers – UGX 368.1 from UGX 369.0, Extra Large Industrial Consumers - UGX 364.6 from UGX 365.8 and Street Lighting -UGX 669.5 from UGX 670.0 per unit in the previous quarter.

Eng. Ziria Tibalwa Waako, the Chief Executive Officer of the Authority attributed the reduction in the Tariffs to favorable changes/movements in the Exchange Rate, International fuel prices, and the Energy Generation mix.

The new Tariffs are applicable to all electricity consumer bills raised by Umeme Limited based on meter readings and Yaka purchases taken in the period October to December 2017 Downloaded Tariff Schedule here | Download Tariff Review Report.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 October 2017 09:44