The monthly fee of the population for the contents of the grid will allow companies to get a profit of about 3 billion rubles annually, said Deputy energy Minister of Russia Vyacheslav Kravchenko.
MOSCOW, 16 Dec. Fixed monthly fee population for the maintenance of the electricity networks will allow network companies to receive about 3 billion rubles a year, said Wednesday at a press conference, Deputy energy Minister Vyacheslav Kravchenko.
In November it was reported that the Russian government proposes from 1 July 2016 to change the order of calculation of tariffs for electricity for the population. Among other things, to reduce the amount of cross-subsidization, it is proposed to introduce a fixed monthly fee for maintenance of electricity networks — in the amount of 20 rubles per household per month, followed by indexation to projected inflation.
“We really watched how many can get the grid company for extra money… somewhere around the population, this is not the exact figure, but, nevertheless, 12 million points of interconnection, multiply by 20 (rubles of fixed charges per month — ed.), consequently, all of 240 million roubles a month” — said Kravchenko, later confirming that, so in a year this sum will reach $ 3 billion.
Also, according to him, these funds will be excluded from the calculation of the tariff.
In November in the presentation of the Ministry of energy of the Russian Federation available, stated that the introduction of a fixed monthly fee for maintenance of the electricity for the population in the amount of 20 rubles per household annually will help to reduce cross subsidies in the power sector by 22.8 billion.