The new electricity tariff for Peninsular Malaysia, Sabah and Labuan will be implemented starting 1 January 2014. The minister in charge has announced the new tariff in terms of average price increase. Well averages can be used most of the time to sum up changes but in this case I think it is inappropriate, or maybe misleading.
Tariff rates (current and new) are actually structured into usage blocks, and each block are priced differently. So it is not accurate if we simply average the tariff increase. To understand the tariff you need to see the details.
Below I include a table comparing the existing and new tariff (starting 2014) for domestic customers, taken from TNB (Tenaga Nasional Berhad).Read more »