In October 2010, China introduced a tiered electricity pricing (TEP) reform for the residential sector. Under such a TEP system, electricity consumers pay a low rate for an initial consumption block and a higher rate as they increase use beyond that block. Previously, households were charged a flat rate, which varied by province, regardless of how much each consumed. This GSI paper reviews and evaluates the TEP reform, examining the impacts on equity, efficiency and subsidy expenditure.
March 30, 2017
Financing Development with Fossil Fuel Subsidies: The Reallocation of Indonesia’s Gasoline and Diesel Subsidies in 2015 (IISD)
July 21, 2016