Cheap gas to cut some purchase prices for green electricity
Electricity producers who will decide to generate electricity via highly efficient combined heat and power in the combustion engine running on natural gas must expect lower purchase price from next year.
Some purchase prices for electricity generated via energy sources based on highly efficient combined heat and power (CHP) will be lower from January 2016. According to the Regulatory Office for Network Industries (URSO), lower purchase prices of green electricity will affect facilities burning natural gas. „The modification of purchase prices for electricity generated by highly efficienct combined heat and power was caused by a fall in natural gas price,“ the regulatory authority justified its steps. URSO has already worked up a new regulation which lays down the price regulation in power engineering.
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A sum of 40 million euros has been set aside in the next year’s draft state budget for reducing electricity prices for energy-intensive companies instead of original sum of 80 million euros.
Na zníženie cien elektriny pre energeticky náročné podniky malo ísť 80 miliónov eur. V rozpočte sa zatiaľ počíta so sumou 40 miliónov eur.