Energy regulator hikes retail power prices by 5.3pc
The Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission or BERC has hiked retail electricity prices by Tk 0.36 or 5.3 percent to Tk 7.13 per unit, making the new rate effective from March.
In a press conference, Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) confirmed the matter on Thursday.
According to the new declaration, currently per unit retail price of electricity is Tk6.77. And now, the price will increase by 5.3% to Tk7.13. The new prices will be effective from March this year.
Besides, the bulk electricity price will shoot up by 8.3% to Tk5.17 from Tk4.77.
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