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Haryana Electricity Regulatory Commission has finalized the tariff for the year 2015-16 as per its order dated 7th May 2015.

Tariff for the domestic consumers consuming more than 500 units are going to see a substantial hike in the tariff. The energy charges for these domestic consumers are increased from Rs 5.98 per kWh to Rs 6.74 per kWh - a 12.9% year to year increase. The FSA, Electricity Duty and the Municipal tax would be over and above this tariff. In effect, these domestic consumers will pay Rs 8.17 per kWh as the variable tariff.

The table below shows the tariff to be paid by domestic categories.

  Energy Charges (Rs per kWh) FSA (Rs per kWh) Electricity Duty (Rs per kWh) Municipal Tax Variable Charges (Rs per kWh)
Domestic (>500 Units) for a 10 KW connected load 6.75 1.27 0.10 0.05 8.17
           
Bulk Supply (Domestic) (70 kW and above at 11 kV or above voltage) #          
Monthly
consumption not
exceeding 500
units/ flat
4.70 1.15 0.10 0.05 6.00
Monthly
consumption exceeding 500 units/flat/ DU.
5.85 1.15 0.10 0.05 7.15

# Demand charges are also applicable.

The bulk supply tariff for domestic consumer category is also in excess of Rs 8.00 per kWh after adding the applicable demand charges. This category of consumer includes the large residential condominiums.

As shown below, the Non Domestic or commercial consumers will also pay a tariff of more than Rs 8.10 per kWh in case they have a load between 5 KW and 20 KW. Their tariff is slightly lower than the tariff of domestic consumers. This category includes shops, Malls, Hotels, Hospitals etc.

  Energy Charges (Rs per kWh) FSA (Rs per kWh) Electricity Duty (Rs per kWh) Municipal Tax Variable Charges (Rs per kWh)
Non Domestic          
Upto 5 kW (LT) 6.05 1.19 0.10 0.05 7.39
Above 5 kW and Up to 20 kW (LT) 6.75 1.20 0.10 0.05 8.10
Above 20 kW upto 50 kW (LT) 6.15 1.27 0.10 0.05 7.57
Existing consumers above 50 kW upto 70 kW (LT) 6.50 1.29 0.10 0.05 7.94
Consumers above 50 kW (HT) 6.30 1.21 0.10 0.05 7.66

 

Many categories in HT and Bulk supply segment would have a variable tariff of more than Rs 8.00 per kWh apart from paying a fixed demand charges. Overall the tariffs for these categories can go in excess on Rs 10 per kWh.

  Energy Charges (Rs per kWh) FSA (Rs per kWh) Electricity Duty (Rs per kWh) Municipal Tax Variable Charges (Rs per kWh)
HT Industry (above 50 kW)*          
Supply at 11 KV 6.83 1.24 0.10 0.05 8.22
Supply at 33 KV 6.72 1.24 0.10 0.05 8.11
Supply at 66 kV or 132 kV 6.61 1.24 0.10 0.05 8.00
Arc furnaces/ Steel Rolling Mills 6.79 1.24 0.10 0.05 8.18
           
Bulk Supply*        
Supply at LT 6.78 1.25 0.10 0.05 8.18
Supply at 11 kV 6.67 1.25 0.10 0.05 8.07
Supply at 33 kV 6.56 1.25 0.10 0.05 7.96
Supply at 66 or
132 kV
6.44 1.25 0.10 0.05 7.84
Supply at 220 kV 6.39 1.25 0.10 0.05 7.79

*A PF of 0.9 is considered to convert the tariffs to per kWh basis. For Arc furnaces, a PF of o.95 is used. These categories also have to pay the demand charges.

Pradeep Prakash Singhal

Pradeep Prakash is a solar enthusiast/ solar professional by heart. He has been involved in setting up distributed solar at more than 100 sites across India