Business owners want electricity moratorium after sharp tariff hike

Ravin Palanisamy

Seven business associations that include hotels, shopping malls, entertainment outlets and theme parks express shock at their January electricity bill as they faced a minimum 20 to 30% increase in their monthly bill compared to the prior year with similar usage. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, February 8, 2023.

BUSINESS associations want a moratorium on the new electricity surcharge after their monthly electricity bills have skyrocketed by almost 30%.

The new surcharge rate of 20 sen per kilowatt hour (kWh) for non-domestic users was introduced earlier this year. 

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