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Tariff reform brings much-needed transparency to electricity sector

By Lan Lan ( China Daily ) Updated: 2015-01-20 07:45:26

The National Development and Reform Commission last week announced detailed plans for its first pilot plan for electricity transmission and distribution tariff reforms in Shenzhen, a move seen as a breakthrough for the world's largest electricity consume.

The top price regulator also announced a separate pilot plan in the Inner Mongolia autonomous region.

The reform will change the financial model of power grids. At present, their profits come from the difference between on-grid and retail tariffs.

Tariff reform brings much-needed transparency to electricity sector

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