Lethem residents petitioning for withdrawal of power tariff hike

Over 300 residents of Lethem have signed a petition calling on the Lethem Power Company (LPC) to immediately rescind its decision to raise electricity tariffs from this month.

The petition was presented to APNU’s Region Nine parliamentarian Sydney Allicock, who told Stabroek News that it will be transmitted to the National Assembly via the coalition.

Electricity tariffs for Lethem were recently increased by $20 and this has left residents disturbed and they want the rate revisited.

From this month, residents will have to pay $75 per kilowatt hour (kWh) having previously …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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