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1 September 1998

Ghana Government Gazette dated 1998-09-01 number 42

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                                            Published by Authority

No. 42                                TUESDAY, 1st SEPTEMBER                                                 1998

                                                   CONTENTS
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          Publication of Public Utilities Regulatory Commission Power Tariffs ..                 299

                        PUBLIC UTILITIES REGULATORY COMMISSION (PURC)
                                  PUBLICATION OF POWER TARIFFS

       In accordance with the statutory duty to publish rates approved by the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission
       under Section 19 of the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission Act. 1997 (Act 538) this publication is made
       this 31 si day of August, 1998.
  1.       The Volta River Authority (VRA) shall charge the rates provided for in the First Schedule hereto as Bulk
           Supply Tariff (BST) to take effect from 1st September. 1998 as stipulated in the said First Schedule.
 2.        The Electricity Company of Ghana Limited (ECG) and Northern Electricity Department (NED) of the Volta
           River Authority (VRA), shall charge the rales provided for in the Second Schedule hereto as Distribution
           Service Charge (DSC) to take effect from September, 1998 billing cycle as stipulated in the said Second
           Schedule.
 3.        The Electricity Company of Ghana Limited (ECG) and Northern Electricity Department (NED) of the Volta
           River Authority (VRA), shall charge the detailed tariffs stipulated in the Third Schedule hereto as End-
           Uscr-Tariff to take effect from September, 1998 billing cycle.
 4.        These approved rates shall not be exceeded and shall remain in lorce until they are changed by the Public
           Utilities Regulatory Commission.
 5.        The rates approved by the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission to take effect from 1st September, 1998
           for VRA, ECG and NED as published in the Gazette No. 6 of 2nd February, 1998 arc hereby accordingly
           revoked as follows:
             (a) Bulk Supply Tariff (BST)—with effect from 1st September, 1998
             (b) Distribution Service Charge (DSC)-with effect from the September, 1998 billing cycle.
             (c) End-User-Tariff—with effect from the September 1998 billing cycle.

                                                  DEFINITIONS

                   BST                 Bulk Supply Tariff
                   DSC                 Distribution Service Charge
                   SLT-LV              Special Load Tariff—Low Voltage
                   SLT-MV              Special Load Tariff—Medium Voltage
                   SLT-HV              Special Load Tariff—High Voltage
                   kWh                 Kilowatt-Hour
                   kVA                 Kilovolt-Ampere

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