From 2021 to 2022, energy tariffs in the Caribbean have increased by 73%

In the midst of the political control debate cited this Wednesday in the Senate Committee on Territorial Planning, Senator Efrain Cepedafrom the Conservative Party, warned that energy service tariffs in the Caribbean rose by more than 73% from June 2021 to June 2022.

“This problem has been going on since 1998 and when the… Caribbean Bank Having managed to intervene and liquidate Electricaribe, we thought the matter had been resolved, but we are now really going through the viacrucis with the high energy tariffs that are almost unaffordable,” the quoting parliamentarian said.

In that sense, he added that there is a resolution of the Regulatory Commission for Energy and GasCREG, whose spirit is to empower the government to create a tariff regime, “and was presented as the solution to the tariff issue,” an issue that did not pan out as expected.

Source: El Heraldo