Power price hike again by Tk 7.13 per unit

Dhaka, Tuesday   31 March 2020

Akash

Power price hike again by Tk 7.13 per unit

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 05:14 PM, 27 February 2020   Updated: 05:43 PM, 27 February 2020

Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC); File Photo

Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC); File Photo

Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) has announced to increase the wholesale price of electricity by 8.4 percent per unit to Tk 5.17. On the other hand, the retail price of Tk 6.77 has been increased by 5.3 percent to Tk 7.13.   

This will be effective from March. In addition, the wheeling charge of  27 paisa has been increased by 5.3 percent to 29 paisa. 

BERC Chairman Abdul made the announcement on Thursday afternoon. Commission member Makbul E Ilaihi Chowdhury, Rahman Morshed, Mohammad Abu Faruk, and Mohammad Bazlur Rahman were present.

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