Bhutan Electricity Authority
The Bhutan Electricity Authority (BEA) was initially established as a functional autonomous agency as per Section 7 of the Electricity Act of Bhutan, 2001 to restructure and regulate the electricity supply industry,to allow private sector participation in the electricity supply industry based on the Policy approved by the Royal Government of Bhutan and to empower the Royal Government to create companies for carrying out all or any of the purpose of the Act.The BEA was however granted full autonomy by the Royal Government from January 2010.
Public Notification-Revised Electricity Tariff 29th December 2016 –This is to inform the general public that the Bhutan Electricity Authority (BEA) has approved the average cost of supply for the Druk Green Power Corporation Limited (DGPC) and Bhutan Power Corporation Limited (BPC) for the period 1st January 2017 to 30th June 2019. The new electricity tariff of DGPC and BPC can be downloaded from below:
Public Hearing Postponed Notification 31th May 2016 –This is to inform the general public that the public hearing on power tariff revision proposals submitted by DGPC and BPC is postponed to June 9, 2016. The public hearing will be held in NRDCL Conference Hall, Thimphu at 9:00AM onwards. Further, the registration deadline for the event is extended to June 3, 2016 (4 pm). Any inconvenience caused is highly regretted.
Public Hearing Notification 04th May 2016 –This is to inform the general public that the Bhutan Electricity Authority (BEA) has received power tariff revision proposals from the Druk Green Power Corporation Limited and the Bhutan Power Corporation Limited for the period July 2016 – June 2019.
As part of the tariff review process, BEA will be conducting a Public Hearing for the tariff proposals on 3rd June 2016. The interested individuals wishing to attend the public hearing are requested to register with BEA and the last date for registration is 27th May 2016.
During the public hearing, BEA will also allow consumer groups to present their comments on the tariff proposals. The interested consumer groups should register with BEA by 24th May 2016.
For further queries, please contact Ms. Mindu Wangmo at 327317 ext. 107 during office hours.
Public Notification 09th March 2016 – The Bhutan Electricity Authority (BEA) is pleased to announce that a revised Public Hearing Procedure 2016 for Electricity Tariff Determination has been developed. The Procedure shall come into effect from March 1, 2016. The BEA hereby notifies the general public and Licensees to kindly comply with the Procedure henceforth. The Procedure can be downloaded from the above Download menu.
Public Notification – Internal House Wiring Regulations 25th December 2015 –The Bhutan Electricity Authority (BEA) is pleased to announce the internal house wiring Regulations for safe internal electrical wiring system and installations has been developed. The Regulations shall come into effect from January 1, 2016. The BEA hereby notifies the general public to kindly comply with the Regulations henceforth. The Regulations can be downloaded from BEA website under download menu or click here to download.