Tuesday, March 26, 2013
According to the government plan, the State Electricity Company (PLN) preparing to raise another electricity tariff (TDL) for an average of 4.3 percent starting next month. The increase is the second time after the January 1, 2013 the new rates apply appropriate Ministerial Regulation No. 30 Year 2012.
PLN himself claimed not calculate with certainty the result of an increase in the first quarter in the period from January to March last year.
"I would give the figure as at 11 April 10 April we will evaluate three months. Was January, February and March will be my folks, but I just can figure on 11 April," said President Director of PLN Nur Pamudji, when found appropriate launching event books in PLN Head Office, Jakarta, Wednesday (27/3).
According to Nur, the current electricity consumption could not be compared with the consumption of electricity last month. The comparison should be to the same period the previous year.
"If we are always comparing January to January the previous year rather than the previous month. Due electricity consumption there paternnya from January into December there paternnya," said Nur.
He claimed, so far there are no obstacles in the implementation of the new tariff. Customer electricity rates rise also recognized no problem. Therefore, no arrears from customers.
"Nothing ever. I do not see anything out of the ordinary," he said.
As is known, the average increase in electricity tariff is set at 15 per cent is applied incrementally each quarter. The increase in TDL will vary each class. At least, there are 4 classes of the electricity subsidy will be reduced next year. Household customers with a capacity of 6600 VA group 1 up, 2 business class customers and business capacity of 6600 to the third and the customers of government agencies.