The head of the Ministry of energy and coal industry of Ukraine Volodymyr Demchyshyn on the first day of the week said that in the first half of this year, gas consumption decreased by more than 20%.
first of Kiev was forced to go on the gain in utility tariffs in order to obtain the program of IMF lending. Tariffs for electricity, gas, heat and hot water increased from 1 April. The cost of gas for residents Usually increased 285%.
"in principle, in the first half of the gas consumption decreased by more than 20%. Despite the fact that the population consumes 20 billion cubic meters, 20% Is 4 billion cubic meters of gas. It's a billion dollars of value that may be, will not have to buy, " said the Minister at a press conference.
according to his statement, the government of Ukraine holds events aimed at energy efficiency and reducing energy consumption." We expect that the population currently conducting insulation and energy efficient homes, reduce the consumption