The Trinidad and Tobago Electricity Commission (T&TEC) is now awaiting a directive from the Government before it can implement its new electricity rates.
Public Utilities Minister Marvin Gonzales, in giving an update on the proposed increase in rates, said the matter is now before the Cabinet.
He said this means T&TEC will now have to follow the policy directive of the Government before it can implement the new rates recommended by RIC.
The RIC’s proposed rates are an adjustment of between 15 and 64 per cent for residential customers and 51 and 63 per cent for most commercial customers.
T&TEC is required to bring the new rates to the public at least 21 days before they take effect