Commercial sector electric bill to see up to 13% drop — Kharabsheh

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AMMAN — Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Saleh Al-Kharabsheh confirmed that the commercial sector would see a decrease in electricity bills, reaching up to 13 percent, as the new electricity tariff comes into effect in early April, according to Al-Mamlaka TV.اضافة اعلان

Kharabsheh, during a meeting with the president and members of the Jordan Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday, explained that the tariff had been reduced from 175 fils/kilowatt per hour (kWh) to 152 fils/kWh for those who utilize more than 2,000kW per month.

Meanwhile, the tariff for those who use between 1–2,000kW per month remains at 120 fils/kWh, he added.

Kharabsheh added that the savings achieved by removing distortions in the electricity tariff, which amounts to about JD50 million, will not go to the Treasury but will instead be directed to support various economic sectors.

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