Sign up | Log in



Home  >>  Daily News  >>  Malaysia News  >>  Energy  >>  Malaysia delays power rate hike

NEWS UPDATES 9 July 2009

Malaysia delays power rate hike

Related Stories

June 26, 2009
Malaysia’s Petronas plans 30% reduction in cost

June 14, 2009
Italian oil firm urged to develop block in Indonesia-Malaysia border

June 9, 2009
Ageing fields blamed for decline in Malaysia oil output

Malaysia has postponed a review of electricity tariffs scheduled for this month, but warned that a rate hike may be unavoidable when a decision is made, The Star newspaper reported, citing Energy, Green Technology and Water Minister Peter Chin as saying.

"Eventually we may have to go down that road, we have no choice," said Chin.

"The principle of it is we are moving towards market rates," he said, referring to natural gas prices.

Much of the electricity generated in Malaysia uses natural gas subsidised by the government.

National power company Tenaga Nasional submitted a proposal for a review to the government at the end of April.

Chin said higher tariffs would be in line with the government's plan to reduce its subsidies to the power sector.




Comment on this Article. Send them to

Letters that do not contain full contact information cannot be published.
Letters become the property of AseanAffairs and may be republished in any format.
They typically run 150 words or less and may be edited
submit your comment in the box below 




1.  Verifier

1. Verifier

For security purposes, we ask that you enter the security code that is shown in the graphic. Please enter the code exactly as it is shown in the graphic.
Your Code
Enter Code

Home | About Us | Contact Us | Special Feature | Features | News | Magazine | Events | TV | Press Release | Advertise With us

Our Products | Work with us | Terms of Use | Site Map | Privacy Policy | Refund Policy | Shipping/Delivery Policy | DISCLAIMER |

Version 5.0
Copyright © 2007-2015 TIME INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT ENTERPRISES CO., LTD. All rights reserved.
Bangkok, Thailand