—One point is that there has been no increase in electricity costs since January. I know inflation is high, but we want to choke it. So all households, without exception, will have a guaranteed electricity price of up to 2000 kWh per year. Compared to what energy companies offer, savings of up to PLN 150 per month Said the prime minister.
He explained that next year, in the event when the annual consumption does not exceed 2000 kWh, energy will be at the guaranteed price of 2022. However, in the case of households with at least one disabled person and with at least three children, this limit will be higher.
– For households with disabled people it will be 2,600 kWh. Similarly, in the case of 3-plus families, i.e. those with three or more children – there also the limit, up to which there will be no increase, is 2,600,000. kWh, he said.
The prime minister also announced mandatory savings of electricity in administration by 10% from October 1. – We want to enforce it at the level of personnel and budget consequences – said the Prime Minister.
The prime minister said that the new solution, together with support for energy-intensive companies, is a “huge expense”, significantly exceeding PLN 30 billion
Support for energy-intensive companies
The prime minister also introduced a new support scheme at the level of PLN 5-6 billion, covering the most energy-consuming companies.
– The package for energy-intensive enterprises is very important for supply chains – said Waldemar Buda, the head of the Ministry of Development.
The aid system will cover steel mills, as well as producers of glass, ceramics and nitrogen – We support companies that employ up to 500,000 people in total. people and provide components for the entire economy – he said.
The money will be paid out through the National Fund for Environmental Protection and Water Management. Minister Buda added that the program would start this year, although it needs notification from the European Commission.
The head of government also announced that entrepreneurs will soon be able to connect new sources to the grid. – Many entrepreneurs ask about the possibility of connecting a renewable source to the grid. We will provide it from next year – he assured.
The article is being updated.