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PURC increases electricity tariff by 4.22% and 1.18 % for water

The Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) has announced an increase in electricity and water tariffs by 4.22 % and 1.18% respectively, effective 1 September.

It follows the conclusion of regulatory process for the quarterly adjustment of tarrif by the PURC.

The quarterly tarrif review mechanism seeks to track and incorporate changes in key factors used in determining natural gas, electricity and water tariff.

A statement issued by the PURC on Tuesday (22 August)” The Commission however approved a 4.22% increase across board in the average end-user electricity tarrif  for non-lifeline residential customers.”


“For the average end-user for water, life-line customers will experience no increase or change in tarrif. the Commission however approved a 1.18 % increase in tarrif for all other water customer group,” the PURC statement said.

Credit: GhExtractives



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