Electricity tariffs are to go up next month
Monday, 20 March, 2017 - 07:30
Power utility, BPC, says tariff for domestic users consuming up to 200 kilowatts will go up by 7.5 percent while tariffs for those consuming more than 200 kilowatts will be increased by 10 percent.
Businesses will see tariff increases of 12 percent for small scale and 13 percent for medium and large scale enterprises.
In a statement, BPC says the increase of tariffs is to sustain its operations to meet growth in electricity demand.