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What is Net Metering?

This is where an electricity consumer is able to generate electricity at his own premises and able to synchronize the generator with CEB system and able to consume/export energy to the CEB. The consumer is not paid for export of energy, but is given credit (in kWh) for consumption of same amount of energy later. There will be metering for his consumption as well for his export of energy to CEB network. Each month import and export of energy from and to CEB networkwill be compared. If the export is more than the import from CEB, he is given credit (in kWh). If theamount imported is higher than export, he is charged for the net amount of imports (import – export).

This arrangement is applicable for generating facilities using renewable sources.

How to join?

You are required to send the details of installing such a power plant at your installation to the respective Area Electrical Engineer. Details regarding the protection and interconnection facilities required can be obtained from the Area Electrical Engineer.Please read the Net metering Manual at the link below.

Download Net Metering Manual

Tariff Plan

Industrial

Supply of electricity to be used for ‘Agriculture’, ‘Forestry and Fishing’, ‘Mining and Quarrying’, ‘Manufacturing’, ‘Electricity, Gas, Steam and Air Conditioning Supply’, ‘Water Supply; Sewerage, Waste Management and Remediation Activities’ as described under the relevant sections of the detailed classification (Five digit detailed version) published in the Gazette Notice 1904/58 dated 6th March 2015. A copy of which could be downloaded by clicking the link below.

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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.

Table 2- Tariff Applicable for Industrial-1 Customers

Consumption per month (kWh) Energy Charge (LKR/kWh) Fixed Charge (LKR/month) Maximum Demand Charge per Month (LKR/kVA)
<301 10.80

600.00

>300 12.20
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.

Table 3- Tariff Applicable for Industrial-2 Customers

Time Intervals Energy Charge (LKR/kWh) Fixed Charge(LKR/month) Maximum Demand Charge per month(LKR/kVA)
Peak (18.30-22.30) 20.50 3,000 1,100
Day (5.30-18.30) 11.00
Off-peak (22.30-05.30) 6.85

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.

Table 4- Tariff Applicable for Industrial-3 Customers

Time Intervals Energy Charge (LKR/kWh) Fixed Charge(LKR/month) Maximum Demand Charge per month(LKR/kVA)
Peak (18.30-22.30) 23.50 3,000 1,000
Day (5.30-18.30) 10.25
Off-peak (22.30-05.30) 5.90

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Public Consultation Documents on Setting of Tariff for the Period 2011-2015

Disclaimer

This document is a publication of the Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka. Ceylon Electricity Board does not provide any clarification related to the contents of the document. The persons downloading this document are advised that for any clarifications they may require, they must contact the Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka at the contact numbers given in the news paper advertisement of the Commission on 24th of February, 2010. Ceylon Electricity Board is not responsible for the contents of the document, other than the data furnished to the Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka, if so attributed to in the document.

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For Your Business

business

What is Net Metering?

This is where an electricity consumer is able to generate electricity at his own premises and able to synchronize the generator with CEB system and able to consume/export energy to the CEB. The consumer is not paid for export of energy, but is given credit (in kWh) for consumption of same amount of energy later. There will be metering for his consumption as well for his export of energy to CEB network. Each month import and export of energy from and to CEB networkwill be compared. If the export is more than the import from CEB, he is given credit (in kWh). If theamount imported is higher than export, he is charged for the net amount of imports (import – export).

This arrangement is applicable for generating facilities using renewable sources.

How to join?

You are required to send the details of installing such a power plant at your installation to the respective Area Electrical Engineer. Details regarding the protection and interconnection facilities required can be obtained from the Area Electrical Engineer.Please read the Net metering Manual at the link below.

Download Net Metering Manual

Tariff Plan

General

Supply of electricity to be used in shops, offices, banks, warehouses, public buildings, hospitals, educational establishments, places of entertainment and other premises not covered under any other tariffs.

Customer Category GP-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.

Table 8- Tariff Applicable for General-1 Customers

Consumption per month(kWh) Energy Charge (LKR/kWh) Fixed Charge(LKR/month) Maximum Demand Charge per month(LKR/kVA)
<301 18.30 240
>300 22.85

Customer Category GP-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 42kVA.

Table 9- Tariff Applicable for General-2 Customers

Time Intervals Energy Charge (LKR/kWh) Fixed Charge(LKR/month) Maximum Demand Charge per month (LKR/kVA)
Peak (18.30-22.30) 26.60 3,000 1,100
Day (5.30-18.30) 21.80
Off-peak (22.30-05.30) 15.40

Customer Category GP-3
This rate shall apply to supplies at each individual point of supply delivered and metered at 11,000 Volt nominal and above.

Table 10- Tariff Applicable for General-3 Customers

Time Intervals Energy Charge (LKR/kWh) Fixed Charge(LKR/month) Maximum Demand Charge per month(LKR/kVA)
Peak (18.30-22.30) 25.50 3,000 1,000
Day (5.30-18.30) 20.70
Off-peak (22.30-05.30) 14.35

How your bill is calculated ?

Public Consultation Documents on Setting of Tariff for the Period 2011-2015

Disclaimer

This document is a publication of the Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka. Ceylon Electricity Board does not provide any clarification related to the contents of the document. The persons downloading this document are advised that for any clarifications they may require, they must contact the Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka at the contact numbers given in the news paper advertisement of the Commission on 24th of February, 2010. Ceylon Electricity Board is not responsible for the contents of the document, other than the data furnished to the Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka, if so attributed to in the document.

Download Consultation Papers
English Sinhala Tamil

For Your Business

business

What is Net Metering?

This is where an electricity consumer is able to generate electricity at his own premises and able to synchronize the generator with CEB system and able to consume/export energy to the CEB. The consumer is not paid for export of energy, but is given credit (in kWh) for consumption of same amount of energy later. There will be metering for his consumption as well for his export of energy to CEB network. Each month import and export of energy from and to CEB networkwill be compared. If the export is more than the import from CEB, he is given credit (in kWh). If theamount imported is higher than export, he is charged for the net amount of imports (import – export).

This arrangement is applicable for generating facilities using renewable sources.

How to join?

You are required to send the details of installing such a power plant at your installation to the respective Area Electrical Engineer. Details regarding the protection and interconnection facilities required can be obtained from the Area Electrical Engineer.Please read the Net metering Manual at the link below.

Download Net Metering Manual

Tariff Plan

Hotel

Supply of electricity used for hotels approved by the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority.

Customer Category H-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.

Table 5- Tariff Applicable for Hotel-1 Customers

Energy Charge (LKR/kWh) Fixed Charge (LKR/month) Maximum Demand Charge per month (LKR/kVA)
21.50 600

Customer Category H-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 42kVA.

Table 6- Tariff Applicable for Hotel-2 Customers

Time Intervals Energy Charge (LKR/kWh) Fixed Charge(LKR/month) Maximum Demand Charge per month(LKR/kVA)
Peak (18.30-22.30) 23.50 3,000 1,100
Day (5.30-18.30) 14.65
Off-peak (22.30-05.30) 9.80

Customer Category H-3
This rate shall apply to supplies at each individual point of supply delivered and metered at 11,000 Volt nominal and above.

Table 7- Tariff Applicable for Hotel-3 Customers

Time Intervals Energy Charge (LKR/kWh) Fixed Charge(LKR/month) Maximum Demand Charge per month(LKR/kVA)
Peak (18.30-22.30) 22.50 3,000 1,000
Day (5.30-18.30) 13.70
Off-peak (22.30-05.30) 8.80

How your bill is calculated ?

Public Consultation Documents on Setting of Tariff for the Period 2011-2015

Disclaimer

This document is a publication of the Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka. Ceylon Electricity Board does not provide any clarification related to the contents of the document. The persons downloading this document are advised that for any clarifications they may require, they must contact the Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka at the contact numbers given in the news paper advertisement of the Commission on 24th of February, 2010. Ceylon Electricity Board is not responsible for the contents of the document, other than the data furnished to the Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka, if so attributed to in the document.

Download Consultation Papers
English Sinhala Tamil

For Your Business

business

What is Net Metering?

This is where an electricity consumer is able to generate electricity at his own premises and able to synchronize the generator with CEB system and able to consume/export energy to the CEB. The consumer is not paid for export of energy, but is given credit (in kWh) for consumption of same amount of energy later. There will be metering for his consumption as well for his export of energy to CEB network. Each month import and export of energy from and to CEB networkwill be compared. If the export is more than the import from CEB, he is given credit (in kWh). If theamount imported is higher than export, he is charged for the net amount of imports (import – export).

This arrangement is applicable for generating facilities using renewable sources.

How to join?

You are required to send the details of installing such a power plant at your installation to the respective Area Electrical Engineer. Details regarding the protection and interconnection facilities required can be obtained from the Area Electrical Engineer.Please read the Net metering Manual at the link below.

Download Net Metering Manual

Tariff Plan

Government Category

Supply of electricity to be used in schools, hospitals, vocational training institutions, and universities, which are fully owned by the Government and funded through the national budget and provide their services free of charge to the general public. These customers shall be of categories GP-1, GP-2 or GP-3. Existing and new customers of the type described above may make an application in writing to the relevant distribution licensee to obtain the government Category.
Customer Category GV-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.

Table 11- Tariff Applicable for Government-1 Customers

Energy Charge (LKR/kWh) Fixed Charge(LKR/month) Maximum Demand Charge per month(LKR/kVA)
14.65 600

Customer Category GV-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.

Table 12- Tariff Applicable for Government-2 Customers

Energy Charge (LKR/kWh) Fixed Charge(LKR/month) Maximum Demand Charge per month(LKR/kVA)
14.55 3,000 1,100

Customer Category GV-2
This rate shall apply to supplies at each individual point of supply delivered and metered at 11,000 Volt nominal and above.

Table 13- Tariff Applicable for Government-3 Customers

Energy Charge (LKR/kWh) Fixed Charge(LKR/month) Maximum Demand Charge per month(LKR/kVA)
14.35 3,000 1,000

How your bill is calculated ?

Public Consultation Documents on Setting of Tariff for the Period 2011-2015

Disclaimer

This document is a publication of the Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka. Ceylon Electricity Board does not provide any clarification related to the contents of the document. The persons downloading this document are advised that for any clarifications they may require, they must contact the Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka at the contact numbers given in the new paper advertisement of the Commission on 24th of February, 2010. Ceylon Electricity Board is not responsible for the contents of the document, other than the data furnished to the Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka, if so attributed to in the document

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