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The connection costs of individual customers to the grid consists of the costs for the electric meter and the installation costs. In addition to that the customers have to finance the inhouse wiring. Below are the current connection costs from different countries:
- electric meter: around 200 Bs = 22 €
- installation costs: 400-600 Bs = 44 - 66 €
total connection costs: 70-90 €
The in-house wiring costs additional 160 Bs = 20 €. The big utilities do not charge for the electric meter but for the installation costs.
The average connection cost for customers living near the grid (usually less than 150 feet) ranges from US$50 to US$100 per household.