Bhutan

Domestic electricity tariff policy of the Kingdom of Bhutan 2016

Executive
Policy
Passed in 2016
The Domestic electricity tarriff policy approved by the Royal government of Bhutan establishes guidelines for a sector considered as a priority in the country for poverty reduction and sustainable development.  

The policy aims at: 1) ensuring fairness to both service customers and service providers; 2) ensuring recovery of the actual cost of efficient business operation of electric utilities and enable investments in expansions; 3) providing affordable tariff to improve the quality of life of the people through targeted subsidy mechanism; 4) promoting transparency in tariff setting; 5) promoting conservation of the environment to ensure sustainability of the hydropower resource; 6) promoting sustainable economic and industrial growth.

Documents
from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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