Electricity Tariffs

FIRST SCHEDULE

Tariff Category

Effective 1st January 2021

VRA BGC (GHp/kWh)

28.2273

Composite BGC (VRA and IPPs)          –          (GHp/kWh)

44.1224

 

SECOND SCHEDULE

Tariff Category

Effective 1st January 2021

TSC 1*                                                 –           (GHp/kWh)

7.1421

TSC 2                                                  –           (GHp/kWh)

1.8854

 

THIRD SCHEDULE

Tariff Category

Effective 1st January 2021

DSC 1                                                  –            (GHp/kWh)

16.1094

DSC 2                                                  –            (GHp/kWh)

15.4213

DWC                                                    –            (GHp/kWh)

31.5307

 

FOURTH SCHEDULE

Tariff Category (EUT)

Effective 1st January 2021

 

Residential

0-50

51-300

301 – 600

601+

Service Charge:

Lifeline Consumers

Other Residential Consumers

 

 

(GHp/kWh) (GHp/kWh) (GHp/kWh) (GHp/kWh)

 

(GHp/Month) (GHp/month)

 

 

32.6060

 

65.4161

 

84.8974

 

94.3304

 

 

 

213.0000

 

745.6947

 

Non-Residential

 

 

 

 

0-100

(GHp/kWh)

79.7943

 

101-300

(GHp/kWh)

 

79.7943

 

301 – 600

(GHp/kWh)

 

84.9097

 

601+

(GHp/kWh)

 

133.9765

 

Service Charge

(GHp/month)

 

1242.8245

 

SLT-LV

 

 

 

 

Energy Charge

(GHp/kWh)

104.7303

 

Service Charge

(GHp/Month)

 

4971.2983

 

SLT-MV

 

 

 

 

Energy Charge

(GHp/kWh)

79.5167

 

Service Charge

(GHp/Month)

 

6959.8177

 

SLT-HV

 

 

 

 

Energy Charge

(GHp/kWh)

83.4562

 

Service Charge

(GHp/Month)

 

6959.8177

 

SLT-HV MINES

 

 

 

 

Energy Charge

(GHp/kWh)

263.9705

 

Service Charge

(GHp/Month)

 

6959.8177

 

*Includes Regulatory Levy


FIFTH SCHEDULE (ALTERNATIVE RATES FOR SLT CUSTOMERS)

Tariff Category (EUT)

Effective 1st January 2021

 

SLT-LV

 

 

 

 

Maximum Demand Charge

(GHp/kVA/month)

6959.8177

 

Energy Charge

(GHp/kWh)

 

89.1105

 

Service Charge

(GHp/Month)

 

4971.2983

 

SLT-MV

 

 

 

 

Max. Demand

(GHp/kVA/month)

5965.5580

 

Energy Charge

(GHp/kWh)

 

68.9767

 

Service Charge

(GHp/Month)

 

6959.8177

 

SLT-HV

 

 

 

 

Max. Demand

(GHp/kVA/month)

5965.5580

 

Energy Charge

(GHp/kWh)

 

63.3840

 

Service Charge

(GHp/Month)

 

6959.8177

 

SLT-HV MINES

 

 

 

 

Max. Demand

(GHp/kVA/month)

6959.8177

 

Energy Charge

(GHp/kWh)

 

120.8026

 

Service Charge

(GHp/Month)

 

*Includes Regulatory Levy

Water tariffs

SCHEDULE

Category of Service

Effective 1st January 2021

(a)        Metered Domestic:

 

0-5 (Exclusive)                          –   GHp/1000 Litres

5 and above                              –    GHp/1000 Litres Service Charge                                     –    GHp/Month

 

(b)                        Commercial                                          –   GHp/1000 Litres Service Charge                                      –   GHp/Month

 

(c)                       Industrial                                              – GHp/1000 Litres Service Charge                                       – GHp/Month

 

(d)                        Public Institutions/

Government Departments                     – GHp/1000 Litres

Service Charge                                       – GHp/Month

 

 

329.2121

560.2083

600.0000

 

923.0390

600.0000

 

1111.8338

600.0000

 

 

718.6628

600.0000

 

(e)                        Premises without connection

(f)                         (Public stand pipes)                               –    GHp/1000 Litres Service Charge                                        –    GHp/Month

 

 

369.4489

600.0000

 

(g)        Special Commercial                               – GHp/1000 Litres Service Charge                                       – GHp/Month

 

5607.5588

600.0000

 

(h)        Sachet Water Producers                        –    GHp/1000 Litres Service Charge                                       –    GHp/Month

 

1237.7011

600.0000

 

(i)         Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority

(Internal Usage)                                     –    GHp/1000 Litres

Service Charge                                       –    GHp/Month

 

 

923.0390

600.0000

 

(j)         Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority

(Ocean Going Vessels)                          –    GHp/1000 Litres

Service Charge                                       –    GHp/Month

 

 

12586.8266

600.0000

NOTE:

Special Commercial refers to bulk customers who use GWCL treated water as the main raw material for bottling water for resale.

Telecommunications Tariffs

The telephony licenses are classified into two (2): fixed and mobile.  Currently, the four (4) mobile telephony licensees have the right to obtain fixed access licenses. The four (4) mobile telephony licensees are as follows:

AirtelTigo GSM
Ghana Telecom (Vodafone) GSM
Glo Ghana GSM
Scancom Ghana (MTN) GSM

Fixed  Telephony

There are two (2) operators providing fixed line services to the public in Ghana. These operators are Vodafone and AirtelTigo. As at December 2019, the total subscriptions for the fixed operators were 288,531 representing a percentage increase of 0.92% from the previous month. Vodafone recorded a total subscriber base of 280,321 whiles AirtelTigo ended the month with 8,210 subscribers.

Mobile Voice Subscription

At the end of December 2019, the total number of mobile voice subscribers had increased from 40,459,026 as at the end of November 2019 to 41,145,608 as at the end of December 2019. This represents a percentage increase of 1.70%. The penetration rate for mobile voice subscriptions at the end of the fourth quarter of 2019 was 135.30% as compared to 134.80% recorded in the third quarter of the same year, indicating an increase of 0.38%

Mobile Data Figures

At the end of January 2019, the total subscribers of mobile data subscribers in the country were 24,917,292. Internet penetration in Ghana stood at 48% in January 2020.

INDUSTRY MARKET STATISTICS (MNOs VOICE SUBSCRIPTION FOR AUGUST 2020)

MNOs VOICE SUBSCRIPTION TRENDS

2020

 

Jan-20

 

Feb-20

 

Mar-20

 

Apr-20

 

May-20

 

Jun-20

 

Jul-20

 

Aug-20

AIRTELTIGO

8,428,322

8,405,247

8,498,008

8,206,322

7,809,487

7,866,500

7,853,424

7,914,511

SCANCOM (MTN)

23,150,485

23,676,259

23,945,672

23,402,239

23,077,519

23,277,698

23,584,873

23,706,102

VODAFONE MOBILE

9,075,795

8,992,072

8,787,464

8,599,976

8,603,536

8,585,484

8,283,267

8,215,126

GLO MOBILE

726,149

726,518

728,154

729,189

737,973

746,874

751,983

758,843

TOTAL MOBILE

41,380,751

41,800,096

41,959,298

40,937,726

40,228,515

40,476,556

40,473,547

40,594,582

MONTH OVER MONTH GROWTH

1.28%

1.01%

0.38%

-2.43%

-1.73%

0.62%

-0.01%

0.30%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MONTH OVER MONTH GROWTH PER

OPERATOR (MOBILE)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AIRTELTIGO

-0.29%

-0.27%

1.10%

-3.43%

-4.84%

0.73%

-0.17%

0.78%

SCANCOM (MTN)

2.64%

2.27%

1.14%

-2.27%

-1.39%

0.87%

1.32%

0.51%

VODAFONE MOBILE

-0.51%

-0.92%

-2.28%

-2.13%

0.04%

-0.21%

-3.52%

-0.82%

GLO MOBILE

0.05%

0.05%

0.23%

0.14%

1.20%

1.21%

0.68%

0.91%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FIXED OPERATORS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VODAFONE

283,578

288,404

289,106

289,394

290,843

292,661

295,512

294,848

AIRTELTIGO

6,235

6,541

6,669

7,463

7,616

7,032

6,914

6,775

MTN

 

 

 

 

 

21

23

32

TOTAL FIXED

289,813

294,945

295,775

296,857

298,459

299,714

302,449

301,655

MONTH OVER MONTH GROWTH

0.44%

1.77%

0.28%

0.37%

0.54%

0.42%

0.91%

-0.26%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MONTH OVER MONTH GROWTH PER

OPERATOR (FIXED)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VODAFONE

1.16%

1.70%

0.24%

0.10%

0.50%

0.63%

0.97%

-0.22%

AIRTELTIGO

-24.06%

4.91%

1.96%

11.91%

2.05%

-7.67%

-1.68%

-2.01%

MTN

 

 

 

 

 

 

10%

39%

TOTAL MARKET

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MOBILE

41,380,751

41,800,096

41,959,298

40,937,726

40,228,515

40,476,556

40,473,547

40,594,582

FIXED

289,813

294,945

295,775

296,857

298,459

299,714

302,449

301,655

TOTAL ACCESS LINES

41,670,564

42,095,041

42,255,073

41,234,583

40,526,974

40,776,270

40,775,996

40,896,237

MONTH OVER MONTH GROWTH

1.28%

1.02%

0.38%

-2.42%

-1.72%

0.62%

0.00%

0.29%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

POPULATION

30,250,461

30,310,962

30,371,584

30,432,327

30,493,192

30,554,178

30,615,286

30,676,517

GROWTH RATE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PENETRATION

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MOBILE

136.79%

137.90%

138.15%

134.52%

131.93%

132.47%

132.20%

132.33%

FIXED

0.96%

0.97%

0.97%

0.98%

0.98%

0.98%

0.99%

0.98%

TOTAL

137.75%

138.88%

139.13%

135.50%

132.90%

133.46%

133.19%

133.31%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MARKET SHARE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MOBILE

99.30%

99.30%

99.30%

99.28%

99.26%

99.26%

99.26%

99.26%

FIXED

0.70%

0.70%

0.70%

0.72%

0.74%

0.74%

0.74%

0.74%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MARKET SHARE per MOBILE OPERATORS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AIRTELTIGO

20.37%

20.11%

20.25%

20.05%

19.41%

19.43%

19.40%

19.50%

SCANCOM (MTN)

55.95%

56.64%

57.07%

57.17%

57.37%

57.51%

58.27%

58.40%

VODAFONE MOBILE

21.93%

21.51%

20.94%

21.01%

21.39%

21.21%

20.47%

20.24%

GLO MOBILE

1.75%

1.74%

1.74%

1.78%

1.83%

1.85%

1.86%

1.87%

TOTAL

100.00%

100.00%

100.00%

100.00%

100.00%

100.00%

100.00%

100.00%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MARKET SHARE per FIXED OPERATORS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VODAFONE

97.85%

97.78%

97.75%

97.49%

97.45%

97.65%

97.71%

97.74%

AIRTEL

2.15%

2.22%

2.25%

2.51%

2.55%

2.35%

2.29%

2.25%

MTN

 

 

 

 

 

0.01%

0.01%

0.01%

TOTAL

100.00%

100.00%

100.00%

100.00%

100.00%

100.00%

100.00%

100.00%

 Source: PURC

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