The Energy and Water Regulatory Commission will not allow a drastic increase in electricity, assured the head of the regulator Ivan Ivanov. He predicts that the 1 July increase will be within inflation - about 3.6%.
Yesterday, energy companies have requested an increase ranging from 2% for the day to over 50% of the night.
A drastic appreciation of the night electricity price for household consumers as of July 1 with more than 51% demanded from CEZ, and for the daily electricity price - about 11%, it is clear from the price proposal of the company, deposited in the State Agency of Energy Regulation (KEVR).
EVN offers an increase in the daily tariff by 4.6% and by over 8% for the night.
Turkey's energy regulator will raise electricity prices by 14 percent for industrial use and 9 percent for residential use from Sept. 1, according to figures published in the government's Official Gazette overnight.