Industrial Consumers

Industrial Consumers are subcategorized into three categories depending on the usage as I1, I2 and I3. This section sets out the type of activities in the electricity industry that require licenses, what those licenses will contain and what can be done with licenses after they have been issued.

Industrial Consumers

A gazette has been published identifying which industries to come under the tariff category of industrial consumers.
Accordingly, eight (08) different industries have been identified as mentioned below;

The Gazette of identifying industry categories

Customer Category I-1

This rate shall apply to supplies at each individual point of supply delivered and metered at 400/230 Volt nominal and where the contract demand is less than or equal to 42 kVA.

Consumption per month(kWh)

Energy Charge (LKR/kWh)

Fixed Charge(LKR/month)

Maximum Demand Charge Per month(LKR/kVA

less than or equal 300 10.80    
more than 300 12.20 600  

 

This is an optional tariff relevant to industrial consumers under following subcategories 011,012,013 having a contract demand of less than 42kVA and connected to 400/230V.

Time Interval

Energy Charge (LKR/kWh)

Fixed Charge(LKR/month)

Maximum Demand Charge Per month(LKR/kVA

Peak (18.30 – 22.30) 20.50    
Day (5.30 – 18.30) 11.00    
Off-peak(22.30 – 05.30) 6.85 300  

 

 

Customer Category I-2

This rate shall apply to supplies at each individual point of supply delivered and metered at 400/230 Volt nominal and where the contract demand exceeds 42 kVA.

Time Interval

Energy Charge (LKR/kWh)

Fixed Charge(LKR/month)

Maximum Demand Charge Per month(LKR/kVA

Peak (18.30 – 22.30) 20.50    
Day (5.30 – 18.30) 11.00    
Off-peak(22.30 – 05.30) 6.85 3,000 1,100

Customer Category I-3

This rate shall apply to supplies at each individual point of supply delivered and metered at 11,000 Volt nominal and above.

Time Interval

Energy Charge (LKR/kWh)

Fixed Charge(LKR/month)

Maximum Demand Charge Per month(LKR/kVA

Peak (18.30 – 22.30) 23.50    
Day (5.30 – 18.30) 10.25    
Off-peak(22.30 – 05.30) 5.90 3,000 1,000