Tajikistan has raised electricity rates for four of eight categories of electricity consumers.

By government’s decree issued on February 24 electricity rates have been raised for federally funded institutions, including public utilities and sports complexes, electric transport,  pumping stations for mechanized irrigation and repair-and-production bases of the Agency for Land Reclamation and Irrigation under the Government of Tajikistan, and vertical drainage wells and land reclamation pumping stations.

New prices for one kWh of electricity for these categories of consumers are retroactive to January 1, 2017. 

New prices are 14.65 dirams for federally funded institutions, including public utilities and sports complexes (before that they had paid 14.20 dirams per one kWh of electricity since November 1, 2016), 14.65 dirams for electric transport (instead of 9.55 dirams paid since November 1, 2016), 5.10 dirams in April-September and 14.65 dirams in October-March for pumping stations for mechanized irrigation and repair-and-production bases of the Agency for Land Reclamation and Irrigation under the Government of Tajikistan (before that, these categories had paid for one kWh of electricity 2.20 dirams in April-September and 8.20 dirams in October-March), and 5.1 dirams for vertical drainage wells and land reclamation pumping stations (before that they had paid 2.55 dirams per one kWh of electricity).

Meanwhile, prices for residential customers, the Tajik Aluminum Plant (TALCO), electric boilers as well as electric heating and hot water equipment have remained unchanged.

Current price for residential customers is 14.65 dirams.  

For the last time, Tajikistan raised electricity rates on November 1, 2016.