Electricity rates will not change until 2022. Mirgul Aidarova, Deputy Director of the State Agency for Regulation of the Fuel and Energy Complex, announced at a press conference.
According to her, the tariff policy was approved for three years, that is, until 2022 inclusive.
«The limit of 700 kilowatt-hours (for high-mountainous regions — 1,000 kilowatt-hours) has been preserved, until it is reached, all consumers pay 77 tyiyns, regardless of regions, in case of higher consumption — 2.16 soms per 1 kilowatt-hour. 2.24 soms are preserved for other consumers. Pumping stations pay 77.9, this is a social tariff,» Mirgul Aidarova said.
She also added that new consumers have been introduced — cryptocurrency mining farms. An increased tariff of 2.91 soms per kilowatt-hour has been established for them. The tariff for orphanages has changed, now they pay 1.58 soms per kilowatt-hour.
She noted that the development of a new tariff policy for 3 or 5 years would begin next year.