Policy & Regulation

Uzbekistan to test power consumption base rates

Uzbekistan will introduce power and gas consumption base rates for households in a pilot project that will start in January 2019
By Staff reporter 5 October 2018 0 32805

Uzbekistan will introduce power and gas consumption base rates for households in a pilot project that will start in January 2019, local media has reported.

The pilot project will be introduced in the Yunusabad district of Tashkent, according to a draft government decree.

The electricity consumption base rate will be set at 300 kWh per month, whereas the equivalent for gas will be 1,000 cubic metres per month during the heating season and 250 cubic metres per month in other cases. Users will pay...