The related resolution was made at a gathering on Monday.
The related resolution was made at a gathering on Monday / Photo from UNIAN
The Cabinet of Ministers, Ukraine’s authorities, has canceled the reduced electrical energy tariff for households from January 1, 2021.
The related resolution was made at a gathering on Monday, an UNIAN correspondent reported.
“From January, the draft decision gives for the extension of the PSOs (public service obligations on the electrical energy market) till March 31, 2021, the institution of a set worth for households at UAH 1.68 (US$0.06) per 1 kWh from January 1, 2021 to March 31,” stated Acting Energy Minister Yuriy Vitrenko.
According to the official, if the federal government doesn’t cross right now’s decision, the electrical energy tariff will develop by over 60% because it turns into market.
In Ukraine, the worth of electrical energy for households has remained unchanged since 2017, amounting to UAH 0.90 (US$0.03) per 1 kWh with a consumption of as much as 100 kWh, and UAH 1.68 (US$0.06) per kWh over 100 kWh.
At the identical time, for industrial customers, electrical energy costs are fashioned primarily based on market mechanisms and vary from UAH 2.5 (US$0.09) to UAH 4 (US$0.14) per kWh.
- On June 19, 2020, the National Energy and Utilities Regulatory Commission (NEURC) proposed that the National Power Company (NPC) Ukrenergo’s tariffs be elevated by 4 occasions from August.
- On June 26, 2020, the NEURC tentatively accepted a doubling of Ukrenergo’s tariffs.
- On August 26, 2020, the European Commission launched a report, saying that electricity tariffs in Ukraine are one third increased than in Europe.
- On December 18, 2020, Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal stated he didn’t agree with the truth that electrical energy tariffs for Ukrainian industrial customers have been among the many highest in Europe. In his opinion, quite the opposite, they’re among the many lowest.