Electricity Unit Rate in UP 2022

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Electricity unit charge in up is same since 2019. means the electricity unit rate has not changed for 2 years. The minimum electricity unit rate for rural domestic connections is 3.30 rs /unit and for urban domestic connections, the minimum electricity unit rate is 5.5 rs/ unit. electricity unit charge comprises two parts, the first part called unit charge or energy charge and the second one called fixed charge. In this article on Electricity Unit Rate in up 2022 all unit rates and fixed charge rates in domestic and commercial connections are described.
minimum 1 unit electricity cost in up rural is ₹ 3.3. for domestic connection.
minimum 1 unit electricity cost in up urban is ₹ 5.5 for domestic connection.


Electricity Unit Rate in up For Domestic Connection (LMV -1)

.What is Domestic Connection

Premises that are used for residential/domestic purposes, Accommodation for Paying Guests for Domestic purposes (Excluding Guest Houses), Janata Service Connections, Kutir Jyoti Connections, Jhuggi / Hutments, Places of Worship, and Electric Crematoria, orphanages, old age homes, Institutions run. Non-commercial places occupied by religious persons, of any religion, are also entitled in this category, for a maximum load up to 5 kW, subject to the condition that such non-commercial place shall have a valid registration/recognition from a charitable trust.

Domestic connection Electricity Unit rate

1- Rural domestic connection

a-For Rural Lifeline domestic consumer

Rural Lifeline consumer means those consumers with connected load up to 1 kW and for consurñption up to 100.00 kWh/ month. The Electricity Unit Rate in UP 2021 will as below-

DescriptionFixed ChargeEnergy Charge
Metered Lifeline*Rs. 50.00 / kW / monthRs. 3.00 / kWh

b- Rural domestic consumer (other than lifeline connection)- Means for all connection other than lifeline domestic connection-

i)for unmetered domestic connection-

DescriptionDescriptionFixed chargeEnergy charge
i) Un-meteredAll LoadRs. 500 / kW / monthNil

ii) For metered domestic connection- the fixed charge will be 90 rupees and the unit rate differ according to unit slab.

Description Fixed Charge
for all LoadRs. 90.00/ kW / month
DescriptionConsumption RangeEnergy Charge
ii) MeteredFor first 100 kWh / monthRs. 3.35 / kWh
 For next 101 – 150 kWh / monthRs. 3.85 / kWh
 For next 151 — 300 kWh / monthRs. 5.00 / kWh
 For ABOVE 300 kWh / monthRs. 5.50 / kWh

2-Urban Domestic Connection

a) for urban domestic lifeline consumer Electricity Unit Rate in UP 2021 will be as follow-

DescriptionFixed ChargeEnergy Charge
Loads up to 1 kW only and for
consumption up to 100 kWh / month
Rs. 50.00/ kW / monthRs. 3.00 / kWh

b) For urban domestic all consumer (other than lifeline consumer) UPPCL unit rate will be as follow-

Description Fixed Charge
for all LoadRs. 110.00/ kW / month
DescriptionConsumption RangeEnergy Charge
All loadsFor first 1S0 kWh / monthRs. S.50/ kWh
 For next 151 – 300 kWh /
Rs. 6.00/ kWh
 For ABOVE 301 kWh /
Rs. 6.50/ kWh

UPPCL Unit Rate For Commercial Connection (LMV -2)

Before describing Commercial connection let us know what is commercial connection.

What is Commercial Connection

Premises on which electricity is consumed for all consumers using electric energy for Light, Fan and Power loads for Non-Domestic(commercial) purposes, like all type of Shops including Patri Shopkeepers, Hotels, Restaurants, Private Guest Houses, Private Transit Hostels, Private Students Hostels, Marriage Houses, Show-Rooms, Commercial / Trading Establishments, Cinema and Theatres, Banks, Cable T.V. Operators, Telephone Booths / PCO (STD / ISD), Fax Communication Centres, Photo Copiers, Cyber Café, Private Diagnostic Centres including X-Ray Plants, MRI Centres, CAT Scan Centres, Pathologies and Private Advertising / Sign Posts / Sign Boards, Commercial Institutions / Societies, Automobile Service Centres, Coaching Institutes, Private Museums, Power Looms with less than 5 kW load and for all companies registered under the Companies Act, 1956 with loads less than 75 kW.

Commercial connection Electricity Unit rate

a)-UPPCL unit rate For Rural commercial consumer

DescriptionDescriptionFixed chargeEnergy charge
i) Un-meteredAll LoadRs. 1000/ kW / monthNil
ii) MeteredAll LoadRs. 110/ kW / monthRs. 5.50/ kWh

b)- UPPCL Unit rate Urban commercial Connection-

For urban electricity connection, the fixed charge varies according to load

Contracted LoadFixed Charge
Up to 2 kWRs. 330.00/ kW / month
Above 2 kW to 4 kWRs. 390.00/ kW / month
Above 4 kWRs. 450.00/ kW / month

Electricity Unit Rate in UP 2021 for commercial connection are as follow-

Consumption RangeEnergy Charge
For the first 300 kWh / monthRs. 7.50 / kWh
For the next 301 — 1000 kWh / monthRs. 8.40 / kWh
For above 1000 kWh / month
(Starting from 1001stunit)
Rs. 8.75 / kWh

The unit rate for Agricultural electricity connections UP (updated)

In UP Uttar Pradesh private tubewell agricultural connection unit rate has been revised in jan2022. The updated unit rate list of tubewell connection is as follow.

(a)Consumers getting supply as per ” Rural Schedule”:
(i)Un-Metered Supply
 Fixed ChargeRs. 85/BHP/Month
(ii)Metered Supply
 Fixed ChargeRs. 35/BHP/Month
 Energy ChargeRs. 1.00/kWh
 Minimum ChargesRs. 80/BHP/Month
(iii)Energy Efficient Pumps
 Fixed ChargeRs. 35/BHP/Month
 Energy ChargeRs .083/kWh
 Minimum ChargesRs.70/BHP/Month
(B)Consumers getting supply as per ” Urban Schedule (Metered Supply)”:
(i)Metered Supply
 Fixed ChargeRs. 65/BHP/Month
 Energy ChargeRs. 3.00/kWh
 Minimum ChargesRs. 108/BHP/Month

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  3. Are line and installation charges plus transformer charges the same or different for commercial and domestic connection


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