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UTILITY COSTS

Water Rates for Regional Areas

Commerce, Government Agency, State Enterprise and Industry


Volume (cubic meters)

Water rate per cubic meter

Baht

US$

0 - 10

9.50 but not less than 90.00 Baht

0.27 but not less than 2.57

11 - 20

10.70

0.31

21 - 30

10.95

0.31

31 - 40

13.21

0.38

41 - 50

13.54

0.39

51 - 60

13.86

0.40

61 - 80

14.19

0.40

81 - 100

14.51

0.41

101 - 120

14.84

0.42

121 - 160

15.16

0.43

161 - 200

15.49

0.44

Over 200

15.81

0.45

Source: Metropolitan Waterworks Authority, as of July 2016: www.mwa.co.th


Electricity Tariffs

Schedule 1: Residential

(Applicable to households and other dwelling places, monasteries, rectories and places of worship, including its compound through a single watt-hour meter.)


1.1 Normal Rate

Energy Charge (per kWh)

Service Charge

Baht

US$

Baht/month

US$/month

1.1.1 Consumption not exceeding 150 kWh per month

8.19

0.23

- First 15 kWh (0-15th)

2.35

0.07

- Next 10 kWh (16th-25th)

2.99

0.09

- Next 10 kWh (26th-35th)

3.24

0.09

- Next 65 kWh (36th-100th)

3.62

0.10

- Next 50 kWh (101st-150th)

3.72

0.11

- Next 250 kWh (151st-400th)

4.22

0.12

- Over 400 kWh (401st and over)

4.42

0.13

Customer, who is classified under 1.1.1, will be received free electricity for that month if consumption not exceeding 50 kWh.

1.1.2 Consumption exceeding 150 kWh per month

38.22

1.09

- First 150 kWh (0-150th)

3.25

0.09

- Next 250 kWh (151st-400th)

4.22

0.12

- Over 400 kWh (401st and over)

4.42

0.13



1.2 Time of Use Rate (TOU)

Peak

(per kWh)

Off Peak

(per kWh)

Service Charge

Baht

US$

Baht

US$

Baht/month

US$/month

1.2.1 At voltage level between 12-24 kV

5.11

0.15

2.60

0.07

312.24

8.91

1.2.2 At voltage level less than 12 kV

5.80

0.17

2.64

0.08

38.22

1.09

Notes:

1. Customer with installed meter less than 5 Amp, 200 V., 1 phase, 2 Wires, is classified under 1.1.1. However, if monthly consumption is over 150 kWh for 3 consecutive months, the customer will be reclassified under 1.1.2 for the following month; and if monthly consumption is not over 150 kWh for 3 consecutive months, the customer will be reclassified under 1.1.1 for the following month.

2. Customer with installed meter over 5 Amp, 220 V., 1 Phase, 2 Wires, is classified under 1.1.2.

3. As for tariff No. 1.2, if meter is installed on the low voltage side of customer’s transformer, another 2% must be added to energy consumption in order to compensate for transformer losses.

4. Tariff No. 1.2 is an optional rate, and may be switched back to Tariff No. 1.1 following a minimum use of 12 months. Moreover, the customer is obligated to pay any additional cost for the installation and removal of any equipment that requires a meter, and/ or any cost charged by the PEA.


Schedule 2: Small General Service

(Applicable to businesses, residences, industries, government institutions, local authorities, state enterprises, embassies, establishments related to foreign countries, or international organizations, etc., Including compounds with a maximum of 15-minute integrated demand of less than 30 kW through a single watt-hour meter)


2.1 Normal Rate

Energy Charge (per kWh)

Service Charge

Baht

US$

Baht/month

US$/month

1.1.1 At voltage level between 12-24 kV

3.91

0.11

312.24

8.91

1.1.2 At voltage level less than 12 kV

46.16

1.32

- First 150 kWh (0 - 150th)

3.25

0.09

- Next 250 kWh (151st - 400th)

4.22

0.12

- Over 400 kWh (401 - and over)

4.42

0.13


2.2 Time of Use Rate (TOU)

Peak

(per kWh)

Off Peak

(per kWh)

Service Charge

Baht

US$

Baht

US$

Baht/month

US$/month

1.1.1 At voltage level between 22-33 kV

5.11

0.15

2.60

0.07

312.24

8.91

1.1.2 At voltage level less than 22 kV

5.80

0.17

2.64

0.08

46.16

1.32

Note:

1. As for Tariff No. 2.2, if the meter is installed on the low voltage side of a customer’s transformer, another 2% must be added to energy consumption in order to compensate for the transformer’s losses.

2. Tariff No. 2.2 is an optional rate and may switched back to Tariff No. 2.1 following a minimum use of 12 months. Moreover, the customer is obligated to pay any additional cost for the installation and removal of any equipment that requires a meter, and/ or any cost charged by the PEA.

3. In any month, if the maximum integrated demand is equal to or over 30 kW, the customer will be classified under Schedule 3-5 depending on the case.

Schedule 3: Medium General Service

(Applicable to businesses, industries, government institutions, local authorities, state enterprises, embassies, establishments related to foreign countries or international organizations, including compounds with a maximum 15-minute integrated demand of at least 30 kW but less than 1,000 kW, and an average energy consumption in the last 3 consecutive months, that does not exceed 250,000 kWh per month through a single demand meter)


3.1 Normal Rate

Demand Charge

(per kW)

Energy Charge

(per kWh)

Service

Charge

(per month)

Baht

US$

Baht

US$

Baht

US$

3.1.1 At voltage level 69 kV and above

175.70

5.01

3.14

0.09

312.24

8.91

3.1.2 At voltage level between

12-24 kV

196.26

5.60

3.17

0.09

312.24

8.91

3.1.3 At voltage level less than

12 kV

221.50

6.32

3.20

0.09

312.24

8.91

Demand Charge

(per kW)

Energy Charge

(per kWh)

Service

Charge

(per month)

Baht

US$

Baht

US$

Baht

US$

3.2 Time of Use Rate (TOU)

Peak

(per kWh)

Off Peak

(per kWh)

3.2.1 At voltage level 69 kV and above

74.14

2.12

4.13

0.12

2.61

0.07

312.24

8.91

3.2.2 At voltage level between

12-24 kV

132.93

3.79

4.21

0.12

2.63

0.08

312.24

8.91

3.2.3 At voltage level less than

12 kV

210.00

5.99

4.36

0.12

2.66

0.08

312.24

8.91

Minimum Charge: As for Schedule 3, the minimum charge shall not be lower than 70% of the maximum demand charge during the last 12 month period ending with the current month.

Note:

1. If the meter is installed on the low voltage side of customer’s transformer, another 2% must be added to both total demand and energy consumption in order to compensate for transformer losses.

2. Tariff No. 3.2 must be applied on any customer who first qualified under Schedule 3 since October 2000.

3. Tariff No. 3.2 is an optional rate for PEA customers who shall not be permitted to switch back to Tariff No. 3.1. The customer is obligated to pay any additional cost for the installation and removal of any equipment that requires a meter, and/ or any cost charged by the PEA.

4. In any month, if the maximum integrated demand is less than 30 kW, this rate will be applied, regardless. However, if such demand has dropped below 30 kW for 12 consecutive months and still below 30 kW in the 13th month, the customer will be reclassified under Tariff No. 2.1.


Schedule 4: Large General Service

(Applicable to businesses, industries, government institutions, local authorities, state enterprises, embassies, establishments related to foreign countries or international organizations, including compounds with a maximum 15-minute integrated demand of over 1,000 kW or applied energy consumption over the last 3 consecutive months that exceeds 250,000 kWh per month on a single demand meter)

4.1 Time of Day Rate

(TOD)

Demand Charge (per kW)

Energy

Charge

Service

Charge

Peak

Partial

Off Peak

(per kWh)

(per month)

Baht

US$

Baht

US$

Baht

US$

Baht

US$

Baht

US$

4.1.1 At voltage level

69 kV and above

224.30

6.40

29.91

0.85

0

0

3.14

0.09

312.24

8.91

4.1.2 At voltage level between 12-24 kV

285.05

8.13

58.88

1.68

0

0

3.17

0.09

312.24

8.91

4.1.3 At voltage level less than 12 kV

332.71

9.49

68.22

1.95

0

0

3.20

0.09

312.24

8.91

Peak: 06.30 PM - 09.30 PM every day

Partial: 08.00 AM - 06.30 PM every day (Demand charge considers only the excess demand over peak recorded on peak period)

Off Peak: 09.30 PM - 08.00 AM every day



4.2 Time of Use Rate (TOU)

Demand Charge

(per kW)

Energy Charge (per kWh)

Service Charge

(per month)

Peak

Peak

Off Peak

Baht

US$

Baht

US$

Baht

US$

Baht

US$

4.2.1 At voltage level 69 kV and above

74.14

2.12

4.13

0.12

2.61

0.07

312.24

8.91

4.2.2 At voltage level between 12-24 kV

132.93

3.79

4.21

0.12

2.62

0.07

312.24

8.91

4.2.3 At voltage level less than 12 kV

210.00

5.99

4.36

0.12

2.66

0.08

312.24

8.91

Minimum Charge: As for Schedule 4, the minimum charge shall not be lower than 70% of the maximum demand charge during the last 12 month period ending with the current month.

Note:

1. Tariff No. 4.2 must be applied on either any customer who first qualified under Schedule 4 or time of use customers who became a PEA customer.

2. Tariff No. 4.2 is an optional rate for PEA customers who shall not be permitted to switch back to Tariff No. 4.1. The customer is obligated to pay any additional cost for the installation and removal any equipment that requires a meter, and/or any cost charged by the PEA.

3. In any month, if the maximum integrated demand is less than 1,000 kW or the monthly energy consumption does not exceed 250,000 kWh, this rate will be applied, regardless. However, if such demand drops below 30 kW for 12 consecutive months and remains below 30 kW on the 12th month, the customer will be reclassified under Tariff No. 2.1 instead.


Schedule 5: Specific Business Service

(Applicable to hotels, guest houses, or other businesses providing lodging to customers, including its compounds with a maximum 15-minute integrated demand of 30 kW and over on a single demand meter)



5.1 Time of Use Rate (TOU)

Demand Charge

(per kW)

Energy Charge

(per kWh)


Service Charge

(per month)

Peak

Peak

Off Peak

Baht

US$

Baht

US$

Baht

US$

Baht

US$

5.1.1 At voltage level 69 kV and above

74.14

2.12

4.13

0.12

2.61

0.07

312.24

8.91

5.1.2 At voltage level between 12-24 kV

132.93

3.79

4.21

0.12

2.63

0.08

312.24

8.91

5.1.3 At voltage level less than 12 kV

210.00

5.99

4.36

0.12

2.66

0.08

312.24

8.91

5.2 During Installation of TOU Meter

Baht

US$

Baht

US$

Baht

US$

5.2.1 At voltage level 69 kV and above

220.56

6.29

3.14

0.09

312.24

8.91

5.2.2 At voltage level between 22-33 kV

256.07

7.31

3.17

0.09

312.24

8.91

5.2.3 At voltage level less than 22 kV

276.64

7.89

3.20

0.09

312.24

8.91

Minimum Charge: 70% of the maximum demand charge during the last 12-month period ending with the current month.

Note:

1. If the meter is installed on the low voltage side of a customer’s transformer, another 2% must be added to both total demand and energy consumption in order to compensate for the transformer’s losses.

2. Tariff No. 5.1 must be applied on any customer who first qualified under Schedule 5. In addition, Tariff No. 5.2 is used temporarily during the installation of a TOU meter.

3. In any month, if the maximum integrated demand is less than 30 kW or monthly energy consumption does not exceed 250,000 kWh, this rate will be applied, regardless. However, if such demand has dropped below 30 kW for 12 consecutive months and remains below 30 kW on the 12th month, the customer will be reclassified under Tariff No. 2.1 instead.


Schedule 6: Non-Profit Organization

(Applicable to non-government organizations offering non-charge services on a single demand meter.)


6.1 Normal Rate

Energy Charge

(per kWh)

Service Charge

(per month)

US$

Baht

US$

Baht

US$

6.1.1 At voltage level 69 kV and above

3.44

0.10

312.24

8.91

6.1.2 At voltage level between 12-24 kV

3.61

0.10

312.24

8.91

6.1.3 At voltage level less than 12 kV

20.00

0.57

- First 10 kWh (0 - 10th)

2.83

0.08

- Over 10 kWh (11th and over)

3.92

0.11



6.2 Time of Use Rate (TOU)

Demand Charge

(per kW)

Energy Charge

(per kWh)

Service Charge

(per month)

Peak

Peak

Off Peak

Baht

US$

Baht

US$

Baht

US$

Baht

US$

6.2.1 At voltage level 69 kV and above

74.14

2.12

4.13

0.12

2.61

0.07

312.24

8.91

6.2.2 At voltage level between 12-24 kV

132.93

3.79

4.21

0.12

2.63

0.08

312.24

8.91

6.2.3 At voltage level less than 12 kV

210.00

5.99

4.36

0.12

2.66

0.08

312.24

8.91

Minimum Charge: As for Tariff No. 6.2, the minimum charge shall not be lower than 70% of the maximum demand charged during the last 12-month period ending with the current month.

Note:

1. As for government institutions and local authorities, if the average energy consumption over the last 3 consecutive months exceeds 250,000 kWh, the customer will continue to be classified under Schedule 6 until the electric bill of September 2012. Subsequently, beginning with the electric bill of October 2012, the customer will be reclassified under Schedule 2-4, depending on the case.

2. If the meter is installed on the low voltage side of a customer’s transformer, another 2% must be added to both total demand and energy consumption in order to compensate for the transformer’s losses.

3. Tariff No. 6.2 is an optional rate for PEA customers who shall not be permitted to switch back to Tariff No. 6.1. The customer is obligated to pay any additional cost for the installation and removal of any equipment, and/or any costs as charged by the PEA.


Schedule 7: Agricultural Pumping

(Applicable to electricity consumption for the use of water pumps for agricultural purposes by government agricultural agencies, officially recognized farmers groups, agriculture co-operatives, on a single demand meter.)

Monthly Rate


7.1 Normal Rate

Energy Charge

(per kWh)

Service Charge

(per month)

US$

Baht

US$

Baht

US$

115.16

3.29

- First 100 kWh (0 - 100th)

2.09

0.06

- Over 100 kWh (101st and over)

3.24

0.09



7.2 Time of Use Rate (TOU)

Demand Charge

(per kW)

Energy Charge

(per kWh)


Service Charge

(per month)

Peak

Peak

Off Peak

Baht

US$

Baht

US$

Baht

US$

Baht

US$

7.2.1 At voltage level between 22-33 kV

132.93

3.79

4.18

0.12

2.60

0.07

228.17

6.51

7.2.2 At voltage level less than 22 kV

210.00

5.99

4.33

0.12

2.64

0.08

228.17

6.51

Minimum Charge: As for Tariff No. 7.2, the minimum charge shall not be lower than 70% of the maximum demand charge during the last 12-month period ending with the current month.

Note:

1. If a meter is installed on the low voltage side of a customer’s transformer or PEA’s transformer (only in case of a lower voltage meter is installed on the CT), another 2% must be added to both demand and energy consumption in order to compensate for the transformer’s losses.

2. Tariff No. 7.2 is an optional rate and shall not be able to switch back to Tariff No. 7.1. The customer is obligated to pay for any additional cost of installing and removing any equipment required to meter, and/or any costs as specified by the PEA.


Schedule 8: Temporary Service

(Applicable provisionally for construction uses, temporary special events, and places without a registration number, including electricity consumption that does not follow the PEA’s Rules and Regulations, through a single Watt-hour meter.)

Baht/kWh

US$/kWh

Energy Charge (at All Voltage Level)

6.83

0.19

Note: Customer, classified under this schedule, who desires the use of alternative electricity or who is inspected by the PEA for such electricity consumption, is eligible for a change from the above schedule, for instance, businesses, industries, and households. When a customer reapplies for permanent consumption at the PEA including electricity wiring, installed interior equipment that adheres to PEA standards, and pays for any additional fees, according to PEA regulations, then the customer will be reclassified under schedule 1-7, depending on the case.

Peak:

09:00 am-10:00 pm

Monday -Friday and Royal

Ploughing Ceremony Day

Off-peak:

10:00 p.m.-09:00 a.m.

Monday-Friday and Royal Ploughing Ceremony Day

00:00 a.m.-11:59 p.m. (24 hrs.)

Saturday-Sunday, Labor Day, Public Holidays, (except compensation holidays), and the Royal Ploughing Ceremony Day, if it falls on Saturday or Sunday.


Conditions Related to Electricity Tariffs

1. For customers, who applied under Schedules 3, 4, and 5 and have a lagging power factor, a power factor charge of 56.07 Baht/ kVAR/ month will be added to each maximum 15-minute reactive power (kVAR demand) span that exceeds 61.97% of the maximum 15-minute active power (kW demand) span. The fraction, which is less than 0.5 kVAR, is excised and increased to 1 if it is equal to or more than 0.5 kVAR.

2. The electricity tariffs exclude a Value Added Tax (VAT).

3. Monthly Electricity Charge is composed of above electricity tariffs, Fuel Adjustment Charge (Ft), and VAT.

THE ABOVE ELECTRICITY TARIFFS ARE EFFECTIVE FROM THE BILLING MONTH OF NOVEMBER 2015

Source: Provincial Electricity Authority. For more information, please contact the Electricity, Business and Tariff Division. Phone: 02-590-9125, 02-590-9127, Fax: 02-590-9133-34, Call Center: 1129

Website: www.pea.co.th, as of July 2016


Last Updated: August 2017