YOUR PRE-PAID AND
The numbered items are the components of both the pre-paid
and post-paid electricity charges which are
exactly the same as per the Approval of Tariffs
set by the Energy Regulatory Commission for
Supply of Electrical Energy.
Click on the numbered items to know more about them.
1. Balance Brought Foward
This is your previous bill balance.
If it’s already been settled, that payment is reflected here.
2. Fixed Charge
This cost goes towards the billing
or prepaid vending process.
This is your electricity consumption
within the billing period or prepaid vending month
in kilowatt hours and shillings.
4. Fuel Cost Charge
This is the money used for
generation of electricity from thermal power plants.
It varies monthly depending on the quantity of
thermal generation and the cost of fuel.
5. Forex Adjustment
component is related to the fluctuation of hard
currencies against the Kenyan Shilling for
expenditure denominated in these currencies
related to the power sector (e.g. project loan
6. Inflation Adjustment
Varies according to the
domestic and international inflation on cost of
supply. It is adjusted after every six months
starting from the 1st of January.
7. WARMA Levy
Is currently set at 0.05 cents per kilowatt
hour and is passed to the Water Resource
hydro-power generation of 1Megawatt and above.
In the pre-paid token receipt WARMA levy is
combined with the ERC levy.
8. ERC Levy
Is currently set at 3 cents per kilowatt
hour and is passed to the Energy Regulatory
Commission (ERC) to cover its operational costs.
9. REP Levy
This is currently set at 5% of the cost of
the units consumed and is passed to the Rural
Electrification Authority (REA) for implementation
of rural electrification projects.
Is currently set at 16% and is applicable to Fixed
Charge, Consumption, Fuel Cost Charge and Forex
This the payment received for your previous bill.
12. Total Amount
This is the total amount due and is payable within the period
stipulated in the bill.