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Government offers increasing tariffs for power consumption

Source : 112 Ukraine

National Commission for Energy and Housing Management considers the option of a temporary ban on construction of new green power plants and several other opportunities
18:00, 5 May 2020

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National Commission for Energy and Housing Management of Ukraine offers to increase the size of tariffs for electric power consumed by  households. This is mentioned on the web site of the Commission.

The authority developed two scenarios to solve the issue of intensive development of renewable energy sources. Step 1 foresees that Ukraine oculd increase the low fares for first 100 kW/h of power for the population - from UAH 0.09/kW to UAH 1.68/kW. Thus, the government assumes to get additional UAH 12,000,000,000 (roughly USD 420,000,000) annually.

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Over the next two-five years, the Commission offers to increase prices for population-consumed energy according to the industrial development level, at the same time providing assistance to the vulnerable category of consumers. This will let the government collect more than UAH 38 bn (USD 1.3 bn) annually.   

The Commission also considers the opportunity of imposing a temporary ban on construction of new green power plants and several other opportunities, including cutting the green tariff for all objects of renewable energy in Ukraine down to 8-9 Euro cents.

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