“Domestic Consumer” means a consumer occupying a private dwelling, which is not used as a hotel, boarding house or used for the purpose of carrying out any form of business, trade, professional activities or services.
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A connection charge is the upfront payment made by consumers who require a new electricity supply infrastructure and/or an upgrade of an existing infrastructure to cater for additional power supply. The connection charge is imposed as part of TNB’s cost to build the infrastructure for an electricity supply.
The Government has recently approved enhanced terms for Connection Charge. In line with this, TNB will be implementing these enhanced terms in the connection charge invoice effective from 15th January 2021.
The updated terms are as below:
Type of Customers
Consumers are categorized based on the supply voltage level, as follows:
Low Voltage : Supply voltage below 6.6kV
Medium Voltage : Supply voltage from 6.6kV and below 132kV
High Voltage : Supply voltage of 132kV and above
Connection charges for Low Voltage consumer consists of:
Connection Charges for Medium Voltage Consumer consist of:
‘For each month in the 5-year period, the consumer shall pay 1/120 of the Net Capital Cost of the project.’
In general, the LD is calculated according to the formula:
1/120 x Net Capital Project Cost x (60-n)
= (60 - n) x (P-C)
Where : P – Total capital cost of the project
C – Connection charge paid by the consumer
(P-C) – Net Capital Cost of the project
N – number of months that have lapsed after supply is given
Power Factor surcharge for customers with electricity supply below 132 kV is calculated as follows:
For an example of Power Factor Surcharge calculation, please referhere
You may still refer to the previous CC policy here:
For Connection Charge
for supply applications made online