21 January 2009

Chile Says Electricity Prices to Drop in Most Populated Cities

By Heather Walsh and Nathan Gill
     Jan. 21 (Bloomberg) -- Chile, the world’s biggest producer of copper, said electricity bills will decline 1.6 percent for residents in the nation’s most populated areas.
     Energy prices will rise 14 percent for residents of northern Chile, Energy Minister Marcelo Tokman told reporters today in Santiago.