A kilowatt-hour is equal to the amount of energy used by a load of one kilowatt over a period of one hour. Energy delivered by electric utility service providers is usually expressed and charged for in kilowatt hours.
Kilovolt Ampere is a unit of electrical power in an AC circuit equal to the power dissipated when 1 volt produces a current of 1 ampere. A maximum demand tariff shall be applicable to a consumer with supply capacities exceeding a specific maximum kVA (e.g. 100kVA), as determined by each local authority.
A regional government organization responsible for delivery and management of utility services, i.e. council or municipality.
A fixed time and/or seasonally differentiated charge linked to each kWh (unit of energy) consumed.
A fixed charge payable per premises every month whether electricity is consumed or not, and which forms part of the supply authority tariff structure.
A fixed charge payable per premises every month whether electricity is consumed or not.
An amount per month for a metering point which is payable whether or not electricity is consumed and is determined by the rating of the consumer's incoming circuit breaker, and which forms part of the supply authority tariff structure.
A Rand / kVA or charge which is time and/or seasonally differentiated and is applied to the chargeable demand registered during the month.
This charge is applicable to Time-of-use and is levied on every kVARh which is registered in excess of 30% of the kWh supplied during the specific period of the month.
Prepaid electricity can be easily purchased from terminals at a range of venue points including:
Electricity, water and sewerage consumption are charged using standard tariffs as determined by the local supply authority.
Electricity consumption can be determined according to metered information or as a calculated usage determined by legal agreement between landlords and tenants e.g. general usage areas.
Water consumption can be determined according to metered information or as a calculated usage determined by legal agreement between landlords and tenants e.g. general usage areas.
Sewerage generation is charged according to a specific tariff as supplied by the local supply authority.