Thursday, May 9, 2013

Public Utilities Commission Has Approved Revised Electricity Tariff Proposal

The Public Utilities Commission (PUC) has approved the revised electricity tariff proposal based on the directive given by president Mahinda Rajapaksha on 01st of May by granting tariff reduction for the low income electricity consumers.

According to the revised electricity tariff proposal increase will not apply for consumers who are using below 60 units while those using units 61-180 will received 25% reduction of the fuel surcharge the power and energy ministry has said.under the proposal electricity consumers using 61-66 units the tariff will be same as 60 unit users and 91-96 unit users will be charged for 90 units.meanwhile those who are using 121-126 units will be charged foe 120 units the ministry has stressed.

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