How Is The KPLC Bill Calculated

How is the KPLC bill calculated, Find Out Below

If you are among Kenyans searching to understand how the KPLC bill is calculated, you have come to the right place.

Here we’ll share with you all you need to know and understand how KPLC comes with the bill they send you if you are a postpaid customer.

Equally, if you are a prepaid customer, you may wish to know how the number of tokens you gate after purchasing is arrived at, and here we have everything you wish to know.

Before the prepaid service, there was postpaid, and during the bill calculation, there was the inclusion of a monthly fixed amount. 

Even though there was that fixed amount, the electricity bill was on the lower end compared to today, where the bill is always on the high end.

Today, KPLC has categorized it, customers, under different traffic, and that is how they calculate the token you get as pricing is different.

How is the KPLC bill calculated?

The first step to understanding how the KPLC bill is calculated is to understand your traffic.

Below is the different KPLC traffic offered by KPLC.

1. KPLC Domestic Lifeline Bill

Domestic Lifeline traffic is meant for local consumers who consume no more than 100 units each month.

This category of customers is charged Ksh 10 per kWh.

2. Domestic Ordinary

Domestic Ordinary tariff pertains to customers that use more than 100 units per month but less than 15,000 units per month.

This category of customers is charged a flat energy rate of Ksh 15.8 per kWh.

3. Small Commercial 1

  Small consumer 1 traffic is intended for small businesses that fall into this category and use between 0 and 100 units of electricity per month.

This type of customer is charged Ksh 10 per kWh for electricity

4. Small commercial 2

Finally, this consumption category includes small firms with more than 101 but less than 15000 units monthly consumption.

This type of customer is charged Ksh 15.6 per kWh for electricity.

In addition to your KPLC traffic, other additional factors alter the calculation of the KPLC bill, which include;

  •         Fuel energy costs
  •         Foreign Exchange Rate Fluctuation Adjustment (FERFA)
  •         Inflation Adjustment (INFA)
  •         Security Support Facility (SSF)
  •         Water levy
  •         Tax

Conclusion On How KPLC Bill Is Calculated

After compiling the above factors, KPLC comes with a rate found on the KPLC website or Kenya Gazette.

After getting the formula, you can do some calculations to know the number of units you get or the bill to expect.

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