Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) will charge the following levies per unit for your November Kenya Power and Lighting Company bills;
Sh. 2.50 as fuel cost charge; Less cents 1.49 on foreign exchange fluctuation adjustment, WARMA levy of cents 2.22 and an inflation adjustment of 10 cents
Kenyans have been forced to pay for a huge purchase of electricity when they only use a third of the available capacity.
The excess number of Independent Power Producers with expensive and long term Power Purchase Agreements with Kenya Power operate on take or pay. Which means that even if government cannot absorb the extra electricity, they end up paying for it anyway.
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