Electricity Facts 2017/2018: Price hikes continue

Source: Egyptian Initiative For Personal Rights
Author(s): Unknown

Original Link: https://eipr.org/en/publications/electricity-facts-20172018-price-hikes-continue


The Egyptian government has pushed ahead with increases to the price of electricity for all consumption brackets for the sixth year in a row, without taking into consideration the effect that record inflation rates have had on living costs, particularly for low-income households, during the past year.

This report examines the effects that these increases have had on low- and middle-income households, questioning the justifications given for these price hikes, and concluding with a number of recommendations which would limit the burden on these households, introduce transparency and restructure financial management within the electricity sector…

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