Event: A Review of Retail Electricity Tariffs

Review of Retail Electricity Tariffs

05 September 2016
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Description: 

Electricity subsidies are often paid out if government budgets exceed all spending on education, healthcare, and rural support. In order to subsidize low residential customer prices, governments impose higher prices on industrial customers, which discourages new investment and encourage overconsumption among those receiving subsidies. This presentation provides an analysis of electricity retail pricing, including tariffs and subsidies. 

Geographical Focus: 
Azerbaijan
China, People's Republic of
India
Indonesia
Myanmar
Philippines
Thailand
Viet Nam
Type of Content: 
Learning Event

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