Malaysia Beats 182 Countries In Global Report On Affordable And Reliable Electricity
We beat Singapore and the United Kingdom!
Malaysia ranks 8 out of 190 countries in the area of 'Getting Electricity', according to the World Bank's Doing Business Report 2018
The global report sees Malaysia maintain its high position on the list, showcasing the reliability of the country's electrical supply.
Here's the list of the top 20 countries ranked for 'Getting Electricity'
2. South Korea
4. Hong Kong
9. United Kingdom
14. San Marino
15. Czech Republic
Countries at the bottom of the list include Cambodia (137), Maldives (143), and Yemen (187).
The world ranking is based on the following standards:
- Reliability of supply
- Transparency of tariff
- Affordable cost to obtain electricity connection
- Streamlined process to obtain connection
The ranking was achieved through the efforts and close cooperation of the Energy Commission and Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB)
The electricity supply industry players enhanced efficiency to make electricity connection easier for all Malaysians.
Implemented initiatives include online applications for customers. This provides more convenience and shortens the waiting time for you, making the entire application process easier and faster.
“The initiatives are in line with the government’s policy to provide affordable, accessible and sustainable electricity for the public”
Energy, Green Technology and Water Minister, Datuk Seri Dr Maximus Ongkili, said in a statement earlier this month.
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