To calculate your electricity bill from Lahore Electric Supply Company (LESCO) in Pakistan, you typically need to consider the following factors:
- Electricity consumption is measured in kilowatt-hours (kWh). Look at your electricity meter to find the current reading and subtract the previous reading to determine the total units consumed during the billing period.
- LESCO has different tariff rates for residential, commercial, and industrial consumers. Check the tariff applicable to your category. Tariffs are usually expressed in terms of rupees per unit (kWh).
- Some bills may include fixed charges that are not based on consumption. Ensure you add these charges to your total bill.
Tax and Surcharge:
- Be aware of any taxes or surcharges applied to your bill. In Pakistan, the General Sales Tax (GST) and other government levies may be added.
The formula to calculate your electricity bill is generally:
Total Bill=(Number of Units Consumed×Tariff Rate)+Fixed Charges+Taxes and Surcharges
Here’s a step-by-step guide:
Find the current and previous meter readings to calculate the units consumed. Units Consumed=Current Reading−Previous Reading
Multiply the units consumed by the applicable tariff rate to get the energy charges. Energy Charges=Units Consumed×Tariff Rate
Add any fixed charges to the energy charges. Total Energy Charges=Energy Charges+Fixed Charges
Calculate taxes and surcharges and add them to the total. Total Bill=Total Energy Charges+Taxes and Surcharges
It’s important to note that billing structures may vary, and there might be additional factors to consider. Always refer to your specific tariff and the LESCO guidelines for the most accurate calculation. If in doubt, you can also contact LESCO customer service for assistance.