MPs have voted in favour of price regulation in the electricity market

Нардепы проголосовали за регулирование цен на рынке электроэнергии

The bill passed in the first reading

The bill proposes to July 1, 2023 to grant the right for the Regulator to set maximum prices in the market “for days forward”.

The deputies adopted in the first reading the bill which provides for the possibility of temporary price regulation in the electricity market, referred to on 12 November on the website of the Parliament.

The bill to prevent the uncontrolled growth of electricity prices offers prior to July 1, 2023 to grant the right for the Regulator to set maximum prices on the market “day ahead”, vnutricletocnam market and the balancing market for each trading area.

In addition, given the fact that the problem remains the issue of CHP in the new power market with the beginning of the heating period, the Regulator is given the right temporarily until April 1, 2020 to set the tariff for electricity for power plants with a combined production of electric and thermal power, in cases stipulated by the decision of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine on imposing special obligations.

Also, in order to overcome an artificial shortage in the market “for days forward”, the bill is entitled the Regulator to take a decision on mandatory submission of manufacturers proposals (bids) for sale of electric energy on the market “for days forward”.

Recall that in the future the cost of electricity for the population in Ukraine will inevitably increase, said the newly appointed head of the national Commission, carrying out state regulation in spheres of power and komuslug, Valery Tarasyuk.

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