The national Commission has increased the tariff of «Energoatom» by 15.9% from January 2018

The national Commission exercising state regulation in the field of energy and utilities (NKREKU), 1 January 2018 and will increase the rate of Ukrainian nuclear power plants of state enterprise «Energoatom» for electricity by 15.9%. The corresponding decision of the regulator adopted on Thursday, said the Agency «Interfax-Ukraine».

The rate increase of 46.61 with a COP./kWh % 54,03 kopecks/kWh (without VAT).

Also regulator will increase the tariff of «Energoatom» for the production of thermal energy by 12.2% from 76.67 UAH/Gcal up to 86 UAH/Gcal (without VAT).

Director on economic issues of «Energoatom» Nikolay Rachyn does not exclude that the company in the first quarter of 2018 will apply to the National Commission on the revision of the tariff in case of change of the hryvnia, because «Energoatom» buys fresh nuclear fuel for hard currency.

«Energoatom» is the operator of all four operating nuclear power plant in Ukraine. In total has 15 units with a total electrical capacity of 13,835 GW.

Last time electricity tariffs in Ukraine were increased on 1 April 2017 2.9%.

The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine in July 2015 passed a law which prohibited to set tariffs for housing and communal services lower than the economically justified. In particular, the cost of electricity for the population has grown 3.5 times over the past two years.




The national Commission has increased the tariff of «Energoatom» by 15.9% from January 2018 28.12.2017

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