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Energy Ministry in talks with Treasury to review taxes on electricity - 7 months ago, 16 Aug 08:27

Dennis Otieno

Energy Cabinet Secretary Charles Keter says he has begun talks with his National Treasury counterpart Henry Rotich to review taxes charged on electricity.

The cost of electricity which has been the bane of many households in Kenya in the last one year has largely been attributed to opaque billing system and charges that the government now says needs a review.

In the current system, consumers pay a fuel cost charge of two shillings fifty cents and a levy of five cents per kilowatt for hydro power, which is passed on to the Water Resource Management Authority (WARMA).

A three cents charge per kilowatt hour goes to finance Rural Electrification Authority projects.

The rest include inflation and forex adjustments as well as the recently imposed sixteen percent VAT charge placed on all the above components.

Keter who was speaking after receiving a taskforce report reviewing independent power producers in the country indicated that the charges amount ...
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