Ukraine's decision to increase electricity prices for Crimea will not affect the tariffs for citizens and legal entities of the Peninsula, said the Minister of fuel and energy of Crimea Sergey Egorov.
Ukraine increased electricity tariff for the Crimea from 1 July to 14 %. For example, if the Price per kilowatt-hour was 2, 99 rubles, now - 3, 42 rubles.
"It is a Matter of inter-state relations. Ukraine buys electricity from Russia and sells it to Russia in the Crimea. It is a contract organization "inter RAO" and " Ukrinterenergo ". The question of tariffs for production and delivery of electrical energy in Crimea Is their internal Affairs. No effects This Decision will have on the local population and customers of the Republic of Crimea ", - said Last news Egorov.
He assured that in the Crimea will not become unplanned rate increases. The Minister also noticed that the flow from Ukraine goes according to plan, there are no glitches.
Russian Company "inter RAO" and Ukrainian "Ukrinterenergo" at the end of last year signed an agreement to export electricity from Russia to Ukraine, the parties also agreed on ensuring reliable and uninterrupted supply of Crimea.