1. Further  to  the  Energy Commission Public Notices dated May 30, 2003, January 10, 2008 and August 9, 2011 on the Classification of Bulk Customer in respect of Electric Power and on the Certification of Bulk Customers in respect of Electricity, the Energy Commission has reviewed the requirements for classification as a Bulk Customer of electricity, effective September 1st, 2015
  2. By the revision,
    “A  bulk  customer  in  respect  of  electricity  consumption  is  any consumer of electricity with a Maximum Demand of at least 1 MVA consistently for a consecutive period of 3 months OR a minimum annual energy consumption of 2 million kilowatt-hours (kWh).”
  3. Submissions  required  from  prospective  Bulk  Customer  applicants are;
    • Application letter addressed to the Executive Secretary of the Commission,
    • Copies of Electricity Bills (last 12 months) from the Distribution Utility, OR a Business Plan indicating the planned consumption of electricity by the customer in place of the 12 months electricity bill for applicants who are yet to start production or plan to  increase  electricity  consumption  to  the  levels  required  for  Bulk Customer Classification.
    • Copies of Company Registration Documents;
      • Certificate of incorporation
      • Certificate to commence business
      • Regulations 8 to 82; Second schedule to the Companies Code, 1963 (Act 179)
    • Name, address, telephone number and e-mail address of a contact person, and
    • Description of Location of plant.