Lethem power costs go up from July 1

Residents of Lethem and neighbouring communities have agreed to pay increased costs for electricity beginning July 1, following a meeting with Prime Minister Samuel Hinds.

This agreement follows a long dispute on the issue, after residents had initially rejected a hike in the cost of the electricity they were receiving and had even sent a petition to Parliament.

The increase in power supply cost will see consumers receiving the first 15 kWh of electricity free and paying $60 per unit of …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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