30 Jun '11, 9pm

Electricity tariffs set to surge again

SINGAPORE - Rising oil prices will see electricity tariffs for households surge by 6.6 per cent between this month and September - the third time tariffs have gone up in as many quarters. From today, electricity tariffs - on an upward trend for more than two years - will rise to a 33-month high of 27.28 cents per kilowatt hour (kWh), SP Services said yesterday. Including the Goods and Services Tax, the new rate is 29.19 cents per kWh, almost one-fifth more than what it was a year ago. On average, families who live in four-room HDB flats can expect to pay S$6.71 more per month. The electricity retailer said the hike is because higher oil prices in recent months - which increased 13.8 per cent to US$100.84 per barrel - have resulted in higher power generation costs. The higher tariffs will be buffered by this year's third tranche of Utilities-Save (U-Save) rebates that will ...

Full article: http://www.todayonline.com/Singapore/EDC110701-0000304/El...

Tweets

Electricity tariffs will surge to a 33-month hi...

todayonline.com 01 Jul '11, 1am

SINGAPORE - Rising oil prices will see electricity tariffs for households surge by 6.6 per cent between this month and Sep...

Electricity Tariffs To Go Up From July 1: Musta...

channelnewsasia.com 30 Jun '11, 11am

SINGAPORE : Households can expect to pay an average 6.6 per cent more for their electricity in the July-September quarter ...

Morgan Solar: Delivering Electricity to the World's Poor: Realizing that stable electricity could pump water for...

Morgan Solar: Delivering Electricity to the Wor...

planetsave.com 01 Jul '11, 5am

What could be better than delivering renewable electricity to the world’s poor? Doing it efficiently for incredibly low co...

Scottish 2020 Routemap for 100% renewable elect...

renewableenergyfocus.com 01 Jul '11, 7am

By Renewable Energy Focus staff Jenny Hogan, Director of Policy at Scottish Renewables , says: “The Routemap frames Scotla...

Germany to substantially increase geothermal feed-in tariffs:

Germany to substantially increase geothermal fe...

grist.org 29 Jun '11, 9pm

Germany wants to do for geothermal energy what it has done for wind, solar photovoltaics, and biogas by raising its paymen...

Offshore wind set to see costs fall and jobs rise over next 10 years

Offshore wind set to see costs fall and jobs ri...

renewableenergymagazine.com 11 Jul '11, 8am

RenewableUK , Britain's largest wind and marine energy trade association, has published an independent report showing that...

Germany to Substantially Increase Geothermal Feed-in Tariffs

Germany to Substantially Increase Geothermal Fe...

renewableenergyworld.com 29 Jun '11, 2pm

Feed-in tariffs, or fixed payments for the electricity generated by wind turbines, solar panels and biogas power plants, h...

Was Straus-Kahn Set Up?

care2.com 03 Jul '11, 4am

Saturday July 2, 2011, 12:10 pm "Straus-Kahn was expected to overturn the Sarkozy regime in France and be a formidable cou...

Ed Miliband joins fight to save #solar feed-in ...

businessgreen.com 01 Jul '11, 12pm

Labour leader Ed Miliband has today lent his weight to the campaign against cuts to the feed-in tariff incentive scheme he...

Set-Top Boxes Are the #1 Household Energy Drain

ecogeek.org 28 Jun '11, 9pm

Even worse than the "standby drain" of electricity used by equipment in a supposedly "off" position, many of these televis...

We Don’t Need More Electricity, Just Cleaner Electricity

We Don’t Need More Electricity, Just Cleaner El...

cleantechnica.com 07 Jul '11, 10am

Originally published at mpr.org The United States doesn’t need another nuclear or coal power plant. Instead, it’s time to ...

The Four Best Electricity-Free iPhone Speakers via @TreeHugger

The Four Best Electricity-Free iPhone Speakers ...

treehugger.com 29 Jun '11, 3pm

Well -- you, dear readers, have made it clear that when it comes to speakers for the iPhone, you prefer electricity-free o...