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Retail power tariff hiked by 5.3 pc, wholesale 8.4 pc


Retail power tariff hiked by 5.3 pc, wholesale 8.4 pc

The Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) has raised the power tariff by 5.3 percent at retail and 8.4 percent at wholesale levels.

The new tariff will come into effect on Mar 1, said BERC Chairman Monowar Islam while announcing the decision at his office on Thursday (Feb 27), local media reported.

The retail power tariff has been increased from Tk 6.77 to Tk 7.13 per kilowatt-hour unit and Tk 4.77 to Tk 5.17 at wholesale level, reports said.

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