Zimbabwe's energy regulator has allowed the state power company to increase tariffs by 50% from Thursday while another hike by the same margin would come into effect next month.
Zimbabwe's energy regulator has allowed the state power company to increase tariffs by 50% for the second time in a week while another hike by the same margin would come into effect next month.
ShareHarare - Zimbabwe's energy regulator has allowed the state power company to increase tariffs by 50% from Thursday while another hike by the same margin would come into effect next month.The Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETDC) had already raised tariffs by 50% on September 23 to bring its rates in line with inflation running above 700%.
The increase would hit residents whose salaries have lagged inflation, while businesses could pass on the cost to consumers.Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (ZERA) said in a letter to ZETDC that the government had okayed the"outstanding tariff adjustments."
ZERA chief executive Edington Mazambani confirmed the increases.Last year in October, the power company hiked the average electricity tariff by 320% in a bid to ramp up production and improve supplies. Read more: IOL News »
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