FAS approved limit growth in electricity prices by 2016 7.5%

Moscow. October 30. The Board of the Federal Antimonopoly service has approved a marginal increase in electricity prices in 2016, including tariffs for the population and equated consumer groups, 7.5% in average in the country, said Deputy head of the FAS Vitaly Korolev.

“Within 7.5% growth on average in the country, with tariff body of the subject (of the Federation) shall have the right to take any action within established corridor – including and equal to the minimum limit,” said Korolev.

The tariffs will be indexed on 1 July 2016.