Prices for electricity and heating skyrockets in Kyrgyzstan
Just like a year ago, when taxes were raised several times, the Kyrgyz government again suprised everyone by skyrocketing the prices for electricity and heating! Starting January 1, 2010, all customers must pay 1.5 som per one kilowatt/hour of electricity, twice more than before (0.7 som). Beginning from Junly 1, 2010, the price for electricity will be rised up to 1.9 som per one kilowatt/hour!
But this is nothing compared to prices for heating and hot water. Now, customers are paying 507 som per one gigacalorie. Beginning January 1, 2010, we start paying 1050 som, and starting July 1, 2010, it will rised up to 2.5 thousand som per one gigacalorie! click here to read more