GCC Commercial, Industrial and Government Sector Electricity Tariffs (USD $ Per kWh)

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GCC Industrial, Commercial, and Government Sector Electricity Tariffs Data Notes and Sources:

Bahrain (MEW): Non-residential tariff slab rates are $0.042/kWh (0 – 5,000 kWh), $0.058/kWh (5,001 – 250,000 kWh), $0.061/kWh (250,001 – 500,000 kWh), $0.077 (> 500,000 kWh). Source: http://www.mew.gov.bh/media/pdf/tariff_a4_brochore_eng.pdf. Currency conversion: 1 Bahraini Dinar = USD $2.64901.

Kuwait (MEW): Commercial tariff slab rate is $0.017/kWh. Government tariff slab rate is $0.083/kWh. Industrial tariff slab rate is $0.033/kWh. Source: http://www.mew.gov.kw/NewTariff.aspx. Currency conversion: 1 Kuwaiti Dinar = USD $3.3333.

Oman (AER): Commercial tariff slab rate for accounts <150 MWh is $0.052/kWh. Government tariff slab rates for accounts <150 MWh are $0.026/kWh (1 – 3,000 kWh), $0.039/kWh (3,001 – 5,000 kWh), $0.052/kWh (5,001 – 7,000 kWh), $0.065/kWh (7,001 – 10,000 kWh), $0.078/kWh (> 10,001 kWh). Industry tariff slab rates for accounts <150 MWh are $0.031/kWh (Sept – Apr: all regions except Dhofar and Aug – Mar: Dhofar) and $0.063/kWh (May – Aug: all regions except Dhofar and Apr – July: Dhofar). Tariffs for accounts >150 MWhr/year include a bulk supply energy charge, a demand charge, and an energy distribution charge. Bulk supply and distribution charges are: $0.049/kWh (Jan – Mar & Nov – Dec), $0.052/kWh (Apr & Oct), $0.060/kWh (May – July (Off-Peak: 02:00 to 13:00 and 17:00 to 22:00)), $0.081/kWh (May – July (Night-Peak: 22:00 to 02:00), $0.193/kWh (May – July (Weekday-Peak: Sun to Thurs 13:00-17:00)), $0.117/kWh (May – July (Weekend-Peak: Fri to Sat 13:00 to 17:00), $0.057/kWh (Aug – Sept (Off-Peak: 02:00 to 13:00 and 17:00 to 22:00), $0.073/kWh (Aug – Sept (Night-Peak: 22:00 to 02:00), $0.086/kWh (Aug – Sept (Weekday-Peak: Sun to Thurs 13:00-17:00), $0.068/kWh (Aug – Sept (Weekend-Peak: Fri to Sat 13:00 to 17:00). Source: http://aer-oman.org/aer/ConsumerTariffs.jsp and www.aer-oman.org/pdfs/Statement_of_Charges_2018_CRT.pdf. Currency conversion: 1 Omani Riyal = USD $2.60417.

Qatar: Commercial tariff slab rates are $0.024/kWh (1 – 4,000 kWh), $0.034/kWh (4,001 – 10,000 kWh), $0.04/kWh (10,001 – 15,000 kWh), $0.048/kWh (>15,000 kWh). Government tariff slab rate is $0.085/kWh. Industrial tariff slab rate is $0.034/kWh. Source: https://www.km.com.qa/CustomerService/Pages/Tariff.aspx. Currency conversion: 3.78 Qatari Riyals = USD $1.

Saudi Arabia: Commercial tariff slab rates are $0.053/kWh (1 – 6,000 kWh) and $0.080/kWh (>6,000 kWh). Government tariff slab rate is $0.085/kWh. Industrial tariff slab rate is $0.048/kWh. An additional 5% VAT is not included here. Source: https://www.se.com.sa/en-us/customers/Pages/TariffRates.aspx. Currency conversion: 3.75 Saudi Riyal = USD $1.

UAE (Abu Dhabi, ADDC): Commercial tariff slab rate is $0.053/kWh. Government tariff slab rate is $0.078/kWh. Industrial tariff slab rates are $0.078/kWh (customers with demand <1 MW), $0.074/kWh (customers with demand >1 MW, non-peak), $0.10/kWh (customers with demand >1 MW, peak 10:00 to 22:00). An additional 5% VAT is not included here. Source:https://www.addc.ae/en-US/residential/Documents/02-English.pdf. Currency conversion: 3.67 UAE Dirhams = USD $1.

UAE (Dubai, DEWA): Commercial tariff slab rates are $0.08/kWh (1 – 2,000 kWh), $0.094/kWh (2,001 – 4,000 kWh), $0.105/kWh (4,001 – 6,000 kWh), $0.121/kWh (>6,000 kWh). Industrial tariff slab rate is $0.08/kWh (1 – 10,000 kWh) and $0.121/kWh (>10,001 kWh). An additional 5% VAT is not included here. Source: https://www.dewa.gov.ae/en/customer/services/consumption-services/tariff. Currency conversion: 3.67 UAE Dirhams = USD $1.

UAE (Sharjah, SEWA): Commercial tariff slab rates (UAE national owned) are $0.095/kWh (1 – 4,000 kWh), $0.101/kWh (4,001 – 6,000 kWh), $0.117/kWh (>6,000 kWh). Commercial tariff slab rate (expat owned) is $0.123/kWh. Government tariff slab rate is $0.12/kWh. Industrial tariff slab rate (UAE national owned) is $0.12/kWh. Industrial tariff slab rate (freehold) is $0.123/kWh. An additional 5% VAT is not included here. Source: Communication with SEWA. Currency conversion: 3.67 UAE Dirhams = USD $1.

UAE (Other, FEWA): Commercial tariff slab rates are $0.08/kWh (1 – 2,000 kWh), $0.094/kWh (2,001 – 4,000 kWh), $0.105/kWh (4,001 – 6,000 kWh), $0.121/kWh (>6,000 kWh). Industrial tariff slab rate is $0.08/kWh (1 – 10,000 kWh) and $0.121/kWh (>10,001 kWh). An additional 5% VAT is not included here. Source: https://www.dewa.gov.ae/en/customer/services/consumption-services/tariff. Currency conversion: 3.67 UAE Dirhams = USD $1.

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