Nairobi, Feb. 23 -- Domestic electricity bills fell 2.9 percent to Sh25.63 per kilowatt-hour in the second month of the year from Sh26.39 in January on reduced variable charges such as the fuel cost charge (FCC), value added tax (VAT) and the foreign exchange fluctuation adjustment (FERFA).

An analysis of power bills by the Business Daily shows those consuming 50 kilowatts per hour (kWh) are paying Sh1,281.4, down from Sh1,319.61 in January.

Consumers are paying Sh2,562.9 this month from Sh2,639.22 last month for 100kWh.

Households are paying Sh3,844.3 from Sh3,958.8 in January for 150kWh worth of consumption. For 200kWh, consumers are coughing up Sh5,125.8 this month, a decline from Sh5,278.44 last month.

The cost of electricity has ...