KPLC explains why some customers get more tokens for same amount of money.
The Kenya power company, KPLC explains why some customers get more tokens for same amount of money.
This comes after multiple consumers raised the questions of why some customers can pay for kes 50 token and get 2.32 units while others will get 1.92 units.
KPLC explained that different meters countrywide, have different tariffs, making the units vary from one to another.
KPLC stated,”Please note each meter number has its own unique tariff. These tariffs are determined by the customer’s power consumption.”
The power company also explained that the rates apply to energy consumption charges with do not include tax.
They stated,”Tariff is dependent on consumption average as follows 0-30 units charged at Ksh12.22, above 30-100, at Ksh16.30 and over 100 at Ksh20.97.”
According to EPRA, tariff depending on the usage, divides consumers into a lifeline and domestic.
The authority explains that Lifeline consumers are those who use 100 units or less monthly and get the cheapest tariff. Government ministries, department agencies, and county governments pay the cheapest tariff.
Notably, domestic consumers are those who use between 100 and 15,000 units monthly.
This comes after the Kenyan head of state, President William Ruto, stated that there are underway plans to make electricity affordable.
He stated,” In line with the Kenya Kwanza Bottom-Up Economic Transformation Agenda, the composition of Kenya Power’s Board will be adjusted to reflect its shareholding.”
line with the Kenya Kwanza Bottom-Up Economic Transformation Agenda, the composition of Kenya Power’s Board will be adjusted to reflect its shareholding,” Cabinet resolved.