Energy and Water Regulatory Commission

There Will be no Change in the Price of Electricity and Steam Until the New Year

The approved price for the fourth quarter is BGN 44.85 per MWh.

The new heating season will start without changes in the prices of steam, hot water and electricity. They remain unchanged, despite a 0.11% decrease in the price of natural gas for the fourth quarter of 2019, the Energy and Water Regulatory Commission (EWRC) reported.

KEVR Approved Electricity Prices for Customers of EVN Bulgaria from 1 July 2019

In its decision № CC-19 dated July 1, 2019, the Energy and Water Regulatory Commission (KEVR) approved new electricity prices for household and non-residential customers connected to a low-voltage grid in Southeastern Bulgaria in force since 01.07.2019.

According to the KEVR's Decision, the final VAT rates for household customers in Southeast Bulgaria are as follows: 

Protest in front of KEVR Building Because of the Electricity, Heating and Hot Water Price Increase

Citizens are gathering in protest in front of the Energy and Water Regulatory Commission (KEVR) building because of the rise in electricity, heating and hot water prices.

According to protesters, the increase is illegal and will affect the prices of all products and services.

Further information will be provided.

KEVR Will Have Meeting on the Gas Price in Bulgaria

The Energy and Water Regulatory Commission will hold an open gas price meeting for the third quarter.

At the request of Bulgargaz, the price may fall slightly - by about 1%. This will affect suppliers and customers connected to the gas network.

By the end of June, KEVR should also announce the price of electricity and heating. However, an increase is expected for them.

Last Public Discussion on Electricity and Heating Prices Increase from July 1

Last public discussion on electricity and heating prices increase from July 1, this time with the participation of civilian organizations. Yesterday, the National ombudsman of Bulgaria Maya Manolova has requested from the KEVR (EWRC) the financial statements for the activities of the electricity distribution companies for 2018.

The Ministry of Energy and the KEWR Support the Creation of a Natural Gas Exchange in Bulgaria

,,Only in case of diversification of natural gas supplies we can talk about competition and create conditions for market liberalization'', Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova said at a round table in the National Assembly, where the concept of the Balkan gas hub was presented.