Retail power tariff hiked 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 March 1, said BERC Chairman Md Abdul Jalil while announcing the decision at his office.

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.

source: UNB