Russia and Ukraine have agreed about the price of electricity on the Crimea. Electricity will be supplied on prepayment basis for 2 months.
Civil servants of the government of the Crimea and the Ministry of energy, as well as employees of one of the Russian power structures, said that Russia and Ukraine have agreed about the price of the electricity supply to the Peninsula. Installed Ukraine gas price for Crimea is much higher than the cost of similar services to other States.
The cost will be 3420 roubles per megawatt hour, it will be open from 1 June until 31 December 2014. In the scheme of supply will involve several agencies, however thorough scheme disclosed yet.
The source close to the government of the Crimea, said that electricity will be supplied on prepayment basis for 2 months. According to the same adept energy Ministry, almost no pre-payment will not be, reports the newspaper Vedomosti.
Installed Ukraine the cost of electricity for Crimea is much higher than similar rates for other States. In 2013, Ukraine exported 9.9 billion kilowatt-hours in 6 countries, especially in Hungary, Belarus and Moldova. The cost of deliveries to these countries ranged from us $ 55 to 71.4 per megawatt hour, it's becoming of the annual report of the Ukrainian energy company DTEK. Consequently, the average cost for foreign partners is approximately 1,900 roubles per megawatt hour, however, for Russia this cost will be 3420 roubles per megawatt hour. "The price for Crimea has a General policy," says the official of the government of Crimea.
Before June 1, Ukraine supplied to the Crimea electricity at low cost, with an average tariff for buyers and a half rubles per kilowatt-hour, narrated energy Minister Alexander Novak. Russia this cost will remain, subsidizing the purchase of electricity for the region, he has promised. Preliminary assessment of the need subsidies to 8 billion rubles, says a person closest to the Ministry of energy. But the final figure will be lower convinces adept of the Ministry: the tariffs in Crimea are brought in line with the growth of yield in the region on other sectors. On the Peninsula will increase pensions and salaries, and consequently utilities are obliged to approach nationwide.