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UTILITY COSTS

 

Water Rates for Regional Areas

Water Rates by User Types

 

Type 1

Residence

 

Type 2

Commerce, Government Agency, State Enterprise, and Industry

Water Volume

Water rate (per cubic meter)

 

Water Volume

Water rate (per cubic meter)

(cubic meters)

Baht

US$

 

(cubic meters)

Baht

US$

0-30

8.50

0.26

 

0-10

9.50

0.29

 

(Not less than 45 baht/1.36 US$)

 

 

(Not less than 90 baht/2.73 US$)

31-40

10.03

0.30

 

11-20

10.70

0.32

41-50

10.35

0.31

 

21-30

10.95

0.33

51-60

10.68

0.32

 

31-40

13.21

0.40

61-70

11.00

0.33

 

41-50

13.54

0.41

71-80

11.33

0.34

 

51-60

13.86

0.42

81-90

12.50

0.38

 

61-80

14.19

0.43

91-100

12.82

0.39

 

81-100

14.51

0.44

101-120

13.15

0.40

 

101-120

14.84

0.45

121-160

13.47

0.41

 

121-160

15.16

0.46

161-200

13.80

0.42

 

161-200

15.49

0.47

over 200

14.45

0.44

 

over 200

15.81

0.48

The MWA is charged for untreated water at the rate of 0.15 baht/cubic meter by the Royal Irrigation Department.

Notes:

1.     Value Added Tax is not included.

2.      Bulk sale:

      Type 1 = 10.50 baht/cubic meter;

      Type 2 = 13.00 baht/cubic meter

3.     In case of low-income communities (more than 30 houses) that use less than 30 cubic meters per household they have a rate of 8.5 baht per cubic meter.

Source: The Metropolitan Waterworks Authority, as of May 2015: www.mwa.co.th.

 

Electricity Tariffs

 

Schedule 1: Residential

Applicable to households and other dwelling places, monasteries, house of priest, and churches of any religion, 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

0.25

-     First 15 kWh (0-15th)

1.8632

0.06

 

 

-     Next 10 kWh (16th-25th)

2.5026

0.08

 

 

-     Next 10 kWh (26th-35th)

2.7549

0.08

 

 

-     Next 65 kWh (36th-100th)

3.1381

0.10

 

 

-     Next 50 kWh (101st-150th)

3.2315

0.10

 

 

-     Next 250 kWh (151st-400th)

3.7362

0.11

 

 

-     Over 400 kWh (401st and over)

3.9361

0.12

 

 

Customer, who 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

1.16

-     First 150 kWh (0-150th)

2.7628

0.08

 

 

-     Next 250 kWh (151st-400th)

3.7362

0.11

 

 

-     Over 400 kWh (401st and over)

3.9361

0.12

 

 

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 22-33 kV

4.5827

0.14

2.1495

0.07

312.24

9.46

1.2.2 At voltage level less than 22 kV

5.2674

0.16

2.1827

0.07

38.22

1.16

Notes:

1.     Customer with installed meter up to 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 in 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 in 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 switch back to tariff No. 1.1 following a minimum use of 12 months. Moreover, the customer is obligated to pay for any additional cost of installing and removing any equipment which required to the meter, and/or any cost specified by PEA.

 

Schedule 2: Small General Service

Applicable to businesses, business with residencial, industrial, government institutions, local authorities, state enterprises, embassies, establishment related to a foreign countries, or international organizations, etc., including compound with a maximum of 15-minutes integrated demand 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

2.1.1 At voltage level between 22-33 kV

3.4230

0.10

312.24

9.46

2.1.2 At voltage level less than 22 kV

 

 

46.16

1.40

-     First 150 kWh (0 - 150th)

2.7628

0.08

 

 

-     Next 250 kWh (151st - 400th)

3.7362

0.11

 

 

-     Over 400 kWh (401 - and over)

3.9361

0.12

 

 

2.2 Time of Use Rate (TOU)

Peak (per kWh)

Off Peak

(per kWh)

Service Charge

Baht

US$

Baht

US$

Baht/month

US$/month

2.1.1 At voltage level between 22-33 kV

4.5827

0.14

2.1495

0.07

312.24

9.46

2.1.2 At voltage level less than 22 kV

5.2674

0.16

2.1827

0.07

46.16

1.40

Notes:

1.     As for Tariff No. 2.2, 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.

2.     Tariff No. 2.2 is an optional rate, and may switch back to tariff No. 2.1 following a minimum use of 12 months. Moreover, the customer is obligated to pay for any additional cost of installing and removing any equipment required to the meter, and/or any cost specified by PEA.

3.     In any month, if the maximum 15-minutes integrated demand is equal to or over 30 kW., the customer will be classified under schedule 3-5 depended on the case.

 

Schedule 3: Medium General Service

Applicable to business, industrial, government institutions, local authorities, state enterprises, embassies, establishment related to a foreign countries or international organizations, including its compound with the maximum 15-minutes integrated demand at least 30 kW. but less than 1,000 kW., and average energy consumption in the last 3 consecutive months not exceeding 250,000 kWh., 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

5.32

2.6506

0.08

312.24

9.46

3.1.2 At voltage level between 22-33 kV

196.26

5.95

2.6880

0.08

312.24

9.46

3.1.3 At voltage level less than 22 kV

221.50

6.71

2.7160

0.08

312.24

9.46

3.2 Time of Use Rate (TOU)*

 

Peak

(per kWh)

Off Peak

(per kWh)

 

Baht

US$

Baht

US$

Baht

US$

Baht

US$

3.2.1 At voltage level 69 kV and above

74.14

2.25

3.5982

0.11

2.1572

0.07

312.24

9.46

3.2.2 At voltage level between 22-33 kV

132.93

4.03

3.6796

0.11

2.1760

0.07

312.24

9.46

3.2.3 At voltage level less than 22 kV

210.00

6.36

3.8254

0.12

2.2092

0.07

312.24

9.46

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.

Notes:

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

2.     Tariff No. 3.2 must be applied for any customer who first classified under schedule 3 since October 2000.

3.     Tariff No. 3.2 is an optional rate for customer who accepted as PEA’s customer before October 2000 and shall not be able to switch back to Tariff No. 3.1. The customer obligated to pay for any additional cost of installing and removing any equipment required to meter, and/or any cost specified by PEA.

4.     In any month, if the maximum 15-minutes integrated demand is less than 30 kW., this rate still be applied. However, if such demand has dropped below 30 kW. for 12 consecutive months and still be below 30 kW. in 13th month, the customer will be reclassified under tariff No. 2.1 instead.

 

Schedule 4: Large General Service

Applicable to business, industrial, government institutions, local authorities, state enterprises, embassies, establishment related to a foreign countries or international organizations, including its compound with the maximum 15-minutes integrated demand of 1,000 kW., and over or average energy consumption in the last 3 consecutive months exceeding 250,000 kWh per month through 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

6.80

29.91

0.91

0

0

2.6506

0.08

312.24

9.46

4.1.2 At voltage level between 22-33 kV

285.05

8.64

58.88

1.78

0

0

2.6880

0.08

312.24

9.46

4.1.3 At voltage level less than 22 kV

332.71

10.08

68.22

2.07

0

0

2.7160

0.08

312.24

9.46












Peak:       18.30 - 21.30 every day

Partial:     08.00 - 18.30 every day (Demand charge considers only the excess demand over peak recorded on peak period)

Off Peak:  21.30 - 08.00 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

2.25

3.5982

0.11

2.1572

0.07

312.24

9.46

4.2.2 At voltage level between 22-33 kV

132.93

4.03

3.6796

0.11

2.1760

0.07

312.24

9.46

4.2.3 At voltage level less than 22 kV

210.00

6.36

3.8254

0.12

2.2092

0.07

312.24

9.46









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.

Notes:

1.     Tariff No. 4.2 must be applied for any customer who first qualified under schedule 4 or Time of Use customer who accepted as PEA’s customer before October 2000.

2.     Tariff No. 4.2 is an optional rate for customer who accepted as PEA’s customer before October 2000 and shall not be able to switch back to tariff No. 4.1. The customer is obligated to pay for any additional cost for of installing and removing any equipment required to meter, and/or any cost specified by PEA.

3.     In any month, if the maximum 15-minutes integrated demand is less than 1,000 kW. or monthly energy consumption not exceeding 250,000 kWh., this rate still be applied. However, if such demand has dropped below 30 kW. for 12 consecutive months and still be below 30 kW. in 13th 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 customer including its compounds, with a maximum 15-minutes integrated demand of 30 kW. and over, through 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

2.25

3.5982

0.11

2.1572

0.07

312.24

9.46

5.1.2 At voltage level between 22-33 kV

132.93

4.03

3.6796

0.11

2.1760

0.07

312.24

9.46

5.1.3 At voltage level less than 22 kV

210.00

6.36

3.8254

0.12

2.2092

0.07

312.24

9.46

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

6.68

2.6506

0.08

312.24

9.46

5.2.2 At voltage level between 22-33 kV

256.07

7.76

2.6880

0.08

312.24

9.46

5.2.3 At voltage level less than 22 kV

276.64

8.38

2.7160

0.08

312.24

9.46

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

Notes:

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

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

3.     In any month, if the maximum 15-minutes integrated demand is less than 30 kW. or monthly energy consumption not exceeding 250,000 kWh., this rate still be applied. However, if such demand has dropped below 30 kW. for 12 consecutive months and still be below 30 kW. in 13th month., the customer will be reclassified under tariff No. 2.1 instead.

 

Schedule 6: Non-Profit Organization

Applicable to Non-Government organizations that offering non-charge services through a single demand meter.

 

6.1 Normal Rate

Energy Charge

(per kWh)

Service Charge

(per month)

Baht

US$

Baht

US$

6.1.1 At voltage level 69 kV and above

2.9558

0.09

312.24

9.46

6.1.2 At voltage level between 22-33 kV

3.1258

0.09

312.24

9.46

6.1.3 At voltage level less than 22 kV

 

 

20.00

0.61

-     First 10 kWh (0 - 10th)

2.3422

0.07

 

 

-     Over 10 kWh (11th and over)

3.4328

0.10

 

 

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

2.25

3.5982

0.11

2.1572

0.07

312.24

9.46

6.2.2 At voltage level between 22-33 kV

132.93

4.03

3.6796

0.11

2.1760

0.07

312.24

9.46

6.2.3 At voltage level less than 22 kV

210.00

6.36

3.8254

0.12

2.2092

0.07

312.24

9.46

Minimum Charge: As for tariff No. 6.2, 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.

Notes:

1.     As for government institutions and local authorities, if average energy consumption over the last 3 consecutive months exceeding 250,000 kWh, customer still be classified under schedule 6 until electric bill of September 2012, Then, starting from electric bill of October 2012, customer will be reclassified under schedule 2-4, depended on the case.

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

3.     Tariff No. 6.2 is an optional rate and shall not be able to switch back to tariff No. 6.1. The customer is obligate to pay for any additional cost of installing and removing any equipment required to meter, and/or any cost specified by PEA.

 

Schedule 7: Agricultural Pumping

Applicable to electricity consumption for the using of water pumps for agricultural purposes of government agricultural agencies, officially recognized farmer group, agriculture co-operatives, through a single Watt-hour meter.

 

Monthly Rate

7.1 Normal Rate

Energy Charge

(per kWh)

Service Charge

(per month)

Baht

US$

Baht

US$

 

 

 

115.16

3.49

-     First 100 kWh (0 - 100th)

1.6033

0.05

 

 

-     Over 100 kWh (101st and over)

2.7549

0.08

 

 

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

4.03

3.6531

0.11

2.1495

0.07

228.17

6.91

7.2.2 At voltage level less than 22 kV

210.00

6.36

3.7989

0.12

2.1827

0.07

228.17

6.91

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.

Notes:

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 transformer 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 PEA.

 

Schedule 8: Temporary Service

Applicable to temporary use for construction, temporary special events, places without a registration number including electricity consumption which is not followed PEA’s Rules and Regulations, through a single Watt-hour meter.

 

 

Baht/kWh

US$/kWh

Energy Charge (at All Voltage Level)

6.3434

0.19

 

Note: Customer, who classified under this schedule, desires any alternative electricity usage or it is inspected by PEA that such electricity consumption has been changed differently from above schedule, for instance, businesses, industrials, and households. When customer reapplies for permanent consumption at PEA including electricity wiring, installed interior equipment which followed the PEA standard, and pay for any additional fee according to PEA’s regulation, the customer will be reclassified under schedule 1-7 depended on the case.

 

Peak: 09:00 a.m.-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 customer, who charged with demand charge, and the lagging power factor for each of maximum 15-minutes reactive power (kVAR demand) exceeds 61.97% of maximum 15-minutes active power (kW demand), the power factor charge 56.07 Baht/kVAR/month will be added. The fraction, which is less than 0.5 kVAR, is excised, and increased to 1 if equal 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 ELECTRIC BILL OF JUNE 2012

 

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 May 2015.

 

 

Last Updated: July 2015