Nighttime power tariff halved for ger areasPolitics
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Starting from this December 1, nighttime tariff of electricity is cut by 50 percent for ger area residents
It will promote their use of electric heating during nighttime. The cabinet approved this initiative of the Minister of Energy D.Zorigt on Monday.
Nighttime regime is pursued from 21.00 to 06.00. This is expected to contribute greatly to the actions for reducing Ulaanbaatar’s air pollution.
Officials say 40 percent of the distributed electric power is used by apartment residents, while the 60 percent is consumed by the ger area residents. As the power tariff discount launches, the ger area households are required to replace their simple electricity meters with kilowatt/hour meters.
According to the Energy Regulatory Commission, the current nighttime electricity tariff stands at 77.10 MNT for kWT/h. It has been halved to be 38.55 MNT for the ger areas.