Utility Connections

The getting electricity indicators measure the procedures, time and cost required for a business to obtain a permanent electricity connection for a newly constructed warehouse. Additionally, the reliability of supply and transparency of tariffs index measures supply reliability, transparency of tariffs and the price of electricity.

What the Indicator Measure

  • Submitting all relevant documents and obtaining all necessary clearances and permits

    Submitting all relevant documents and obtaining all necessary clearances and permits

  • Completing all required notifications and receiving all necessary inspections

    Completing all required notifications and receiving all necessary inspections

  • Obtaining external installation works and possibly purchasing material for these works

    Obtaining external installation works and possibly purchasing material for these works

  • Concluding any necessary supply contract and obtaining final supply

    Concluding any necessary supply contract and obtaining final supply

  • Is at least 1 calendar day

    Is at least 1 calendar day

  • Each procedure starts on a separate day

    Each procedure starts on a separate day

  • Does not include time spent gathering information

    Does not include time spent gathering information

  • Reflects the time spent in practice, with little follow-up and no prior contact with officials

    Reflects the time spent in practice, with little follow-up and no prior contact with officials

  • Official costs only, no bribes

    Official costs only, no bribes

  • Value added tax excluded

    Value added tax excluded

  • Duration and frequency of power outages (0–3)

    Duration and frequency of power outages (0–3)

  • Tools to monitor power outages (0–1)

    Tools to monitor power outages (0–1)

  • Tools to restore power supply (0–1)

    Tools to restore power supply (0–1)

  • Regulatory monitoring of utilities’ performance (0–1)

    Regulatory monitoring of utilities’ performance (0–1)

  • Financial deterrents limiting outages (0–1)

    Financial deterrents limiting outages (0–1)

  • Transparency and accessibility of tariffs (0–1)

    Transparency and accessibility of tariffs (0–1)

  • Price based on monthly bill for commercial warehouse in case study

    Price based on monthly bill for commercial warehouse in case study

Institutions under this Indicator

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