Summer: Oman’s APSR reduces e-bills for ‘residential category’

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Oman’s APSR reduces electricity bills for ‘residential category’ during the summer months

Muscat: The Authority for Public Services Regulation (APSR) approves the reduction rates on electricity consumption bills for the residential category (basic account) during the summer months, and also announced the fixing of the price of segments of electricity consumption units for the year 2024 at the same prices in the year 2023; With the aim of alleviating the increase in electricity bills during the coming months due to rising temperatures; Which leads to an increase in electrical energy consumption.

The Authority directed companies operating in this sector to calculate the reduction rates starting from last May until next August, and it will follow up on companies to implement the reduction rates in electricity bills during these months.

The reduction rates for the three consumption segments last May came in varying proportions. Consumers in the first segment from 0-4000 kilowatts will receive a 15% reduction in the value of the bill, while consumers in the second segment from 4001-6000 kilowatts will receive a reduction in their bills amounting to 10%. % of the bill value, while consumers in the third bracket for more than 6,001 kilowatts will receive a discount rate of 5% of the bill value.

The Authority also said, During the months of June, July and August, the discount on the first tranche of 0-4000 kilowatts will be at a rate of 20% of the value of the bill, while consumers in the second tranche of 4001-6000 kilowatts will receive a reduction of 15% of the value of the bill, while the reduction will be On the third tranche for more than 6001 kilowatts, at a rate of 10% of the invoice value.

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