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New Electricity Tariff effective from 1 July 2024

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TOTONGIUHILA ‘O KAMATA ‘I HEAHO 1 SIULAI 2024

Ko e ngaahi totongi lolo (ADO Fuel price) mei he Pule Fē’unga ki he kuata ‘o ‘Epeleli-Sune 2024 na’e holo ‘aki ‘a e peseti ‘e 4.4% mei he totongi ‘uhila $240.95 ki he $230.38.  Lolotonga koia ko e kuata ‘o Sanuali-Ma’asi 2024 na’e hiki ‘aki ‘a e totongi lolo e peseti ‘e 6%. Koia ai, ‘i hono fakahoa ‘a e ongo kuata ko ‘eni, ko e totongi ‘o e Lolo (ADO) na’e holo ‘aki ‘a e peseti ‘e 1.6%.

Ko e totongi ‘uhila fo’ou ko e $0.9603 ki he kilouati ko e hiki ia mei he totongi ‘uhila motu’a ko e $0.9003 pe ko e peseti ‘e 4.7%, ko e tupu mei he hiki ‘a e totongi lolo ‘i hono faka’avalisi fakamahina mei he $2.3160 ki he $2.3176 ki he lita lolotonga ‘o e kuata mahina ‘o ‘Epeleli 2024 ki he mahina ko Sune 2024.

Ko e totongi ‘uhila leva ke ngaue’aki he Kautaha ‘Uhila ‘a Tonga ‘e kamata ngaue‘aki ko e seniti ‘e $0.9603 ki he kilouati, pea ‘e vakai’i fakakuata ‘o fakatefito ‘i he fēliliuaki ‘i he totongi ‘o e lolo pea mo vakai’i fakata’u ‘o fakatatau ki he feliliuaki ‘i he totongi koloa.

Ko e fakakātoa ‘o e ma’u’anga ivi mei he ivi fakanatula (faama solaa moe faama havili) ‘oku fē’unga faka’avalisi ki he peseti ‘e 17% ‘o e ivi kotoa oku tufaki ‘e he Kautaha ‘Uhila ‘a Tonga ki he fiema’u ‘uhila fakalukufua.  Kuo ‘osi fakakau ‘eni ki hono fika’i ‘o e totongi ‘uhila oku tuku atu.  

Kuo tali ‘e he Komisoni Ma’u’anga Ivi ke hiki ‘a e totongi ‘o e ‘uhila ‘o kamata ngāue’aki mei he ‘aho 1 Siulai 2024. Ko e totongi fo’ou ‘eni kuo tali ke ngaue’aki : -

Totongi ‘Uhila fo’ou ke kamata ngāue’aki ‘i he ‘aho 1 Siulai 2024 (‘ikai ha liliu ‘i he totongi NFC)

FAKATOKANGA’I: Ko e Totongi ‘Uhila ‘oku pule’i ia ‘e he Lao ‘o e ‘Uhila (Energy Act 2021) ka ‘oku tokanga’i ‘a e ngāue ‘e he Komisoni Ma’u’anga Ivi.  Kuo ‘i ai ha Aleapau Ngāue kuo fokotu’u ke muimui pau ki ai ‘a e Kautaha ‘Uhila ‘a Tonga mo e Komisoni Ma’u’anga Ivi ki hono fakapapau’i ‘a e totonu ‘o e fētō’aki ‘a e totongi ‘uhila.  Ko e Pule Fē’unga ko e Potungāue ia mei he Pule’anga ‘oku ne fakafuofua ‘a e mahu’inga ‘o e totongi tu’uta ‘o e lolo tisolo ‘a ia ‘oku ngāue’aki ‘e he Kautaha ‘Uhila ‘a Tonga ki hono fakalele hono tufaki ‘o e ‘uhila.

Faka’apa’apa atu,
Komisoni Ma’u’anga Ivi
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PUBLIC NOTICE

ELECTRICITY TARIFF EFFECTIVE FROM 1 JULY 2024

The Competent Authority with its ADO Fuel Price for quarter April-June 2024 decreased by 4.4% from $240.95 to $230.38.  While in the quarter January-March 2024 it increases by 6%.  Therefore, comparing these two quarters, the ADO is decrease by 1.6%.

The new tariff of $0.9603 per kWh is increase from $0.9003 or 4.7% due to increase in diesel prices monthly averages from $2.3160 to $2.3176 per litre during April 2024 through June 2024 quarter. The new electricity tariff to adopt by Tonga Power Limited is $0.9603 and will be review on a quarterly basis with respect to the movement in diesel prices and on an annual basis according to the movements in inflation.

The overall Power Generation from Renewable Energy (RE) Sources is average from 17% of TPL total monthly power generation to which its impact on their prices is included on this tariff calculation

The Energy Commission has APPROVED the new electricity tariff effective for the Electricity consumption from 01 July 2024.  The revised tariff rates approved by the Energy Commission are as follows: -

New Power Tariff to be effective 01 July 2024 (without changes to the NFC)

NOTE: The Electricity Tariff is regulated by the Energy Act 2021 and administered by the Energy Commission.  A process set down in the Concession Agreement between Tonga Power Limited and the Energy Commission determines the tariff adjustment. The Competent Authority is the Tongan Government Agency that sets the landed price of diesel which Tonga Power Limited uses for its power generation.


Thank you,
Energy Commission
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