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Bulk Supply Tariffs

Bulk Supply Tariffs (“BST”) relate to the tariff charged by a Licensee for the Bulk Supply of electricity or Desalinated water which tariff shall be calculated as prescribed in the Licensee’s respective License and the Sector Law and are required to be approved by the Authority.

Every year the Authority approves four Bulk Supply Tariffs: (i) MIS electricity BST, (ii) Dhofar electricity BST, (iii) Water BST by PWP and (iv) Water BST by RAEC.

Pursuant to Article 74 of the Sector Law and Condition 21 of the Power and Water Procurement License, Oman Power and Water Procurement Company (“OPWP”) is required to make Bulk Supply of electricity to Licensed Suppliers and Bulk Supply of Desalinated water to water departments all at Bulk Supply Tariffs approved by the Authority.

Furthermore, Pursuant to Article 84 of the Sector Law and Condition 41 of the Rural Areas Electricity Company Licence the Rural Areas Electricity Company (“RAEC”) is required to sell Desalinated water to water departments at a Bulk Supply Tariff approved by the Authority.