FROM FRIDAY NEW PRICE LIST: Households will pay 7,4 percent more expensive electricity

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For 98,8 percent of households, the price of electricity will increase by 7,4 percent, said today the President of the Energy Regulatory Commission, Marko Bislimovski.

- Without block tariffs, the price of electricity would increase for all households by 17,74%, instead of the current 7,4% for 98,8% of households. This reform of the tariff system protects the most vulnerable categories, said Bislimoski.

The new prices for the universal supplier EVN HOME DOO Skopje, which will be in force from July 1, 2022, are scaled by blocks, so that those who consume less electricity will pay a lower price, as opposed to those who have higher consumption will pay more. electricity, said Bislimoski.

Depending on the blocks, in winter 59,9% of households will have increased bills by 6,6%, while 35,5% will have increased bills from 6,6% to 8,8%, 3,4% of consumers will receive increased bills from 8,8% to 11,2% and only 1,2% of consumers will receive bills increased from 11,4% to 99,5%. In the summer, depending on the blocks, 77,2% of households will have increased bills by 6,7%, while 21,8% will have increased bills from 6,7% to 8,8%. Only 0,7% of consumers will receive increased bills from 8,8% to 11,3% and 0,2% of consumers will receive bills increased from 11,4% to 100%.

Energy companies have demanded significant tariff increases for their services, but the ERC says they have not accepted all of their requests and approved much lower percentages.

The costs for procurement of electricity of EVN HOME on an annual basis increased by 57,4 million euros, compared to the planned from December 2021, due to the return of many companies and public institutions from the liberalized on the regulated electricity market, due to which EVN HOME had to import additional electricity in the amount of 33,2 million euros. By eliminating the crisis situation, EVN HOME has an additional cost for renewable energy sources in the amount of 9,5 million euros. Additionally, the new price of electricity that ESM delivers to EVN HOME has increased by 17%, from 41 euros per MWh to 48 euros per MWh.

 

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