Monday, 1 October 2018

900,000 HDB households to get utilities rebate in October

About 900,000 Singaporean HDB households will receive a rebate of up to S$95 off their utilities bill this month, the Ministry of Finance announced on Monday (Oct 1).

Eligible households will each get a rebate of between S$55 and S$95, depending on their HDB flat type, in the latest instalment of the GST Voucher - Utilities-Save (U-Save) rebate.

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Electricity tariffs to rise by 2.1% for October-December period

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Electricity tariffs will increase by an average of 2.1% or 0.48 cent per kWh from Oct 1 to Dec 31 this year, compared to the previous quarter, SP Group announced on Saturday (Sep 29).

This is mainly due to the higher cost of natural gas for generating electricity, it said in the media release.

For households, the electricity tariff will increase from 23.65 to 24.13 cents per kWh. The average monthly electricity bill for families living in four-room HDB flats will increase by S$1.76.

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