From January 1 next year, the new service tariffs of the JSC “Gaso” natural gas distribution system will enter into force, which stipulates that the fixed portion will be dependent on 22% and the variable portion will be dependent on all users. Natural gas consumption, according to the “Gazo” tariffs provided by the Public, has been accepted today by the service regulation commission (SPRK) to be in accordance with the methodology.
In the new tariffs, which will come into effect on January 1, 2023, changes are foreseen for all user groups for the variable and fixed part and the periodic distribution tariff. The tariffs will be valid for the tariff period up to 31 December 2023.
Changes in distribution service tariffs are related to the significant increase in the price of natural gas as well as the significant decrease in the amount of natural gas delivered to users.
KYB President Alda Özola states that the rapid increase in natural gas prices affects “Gaso” both by increasing the cost and losses of technological consumption and by contributing to the decrease in consumption. He states that this set of factors satisfies the criteria that give “Gasso” the right to revise tariffs and approximate them to economically justified actual costs.
The fixed part of the tariffs or the connection fee will increase by 22% for all user groups, while the increase in the variable part of the tariffs is different for each consumption group as it is affected by the three-year average natural change. gas consumption of each tariff group. The changes will also affect seasonal tariff consumers, who consume 85 percent of the natural gas volume between 1 May and 30 November.
On the other hand, the impact of “Gaso” tariff changes on the final bill of users or households affiliated with “Latvijas gāze” JSC will be relatively small.
Taking into account the household tariffs for the first half of 2023 published by “Latvijas gāze” on December 9 in the official publication “Latvijas Vēstnesis”, which also includes the new “Gaso” tariffs, monthly payment for users of natural gas cooking is 1.53 euros or 14%, while for users using natural gas for heating – 4.50 euros or 2%.
KYB invites you to use the tariff calculator on the “Latvijas gaše” website to find out exactly what the monthly price of natural gas consumed by a particular household will be when the new tariffs come into effect.
Changes in the service tariffs of the “Gaso” distribution system will also affect other natural gas system users, including heat supply business merchants, who will be included in the new costs at the next tariff review.
Gaso’s differentiated natural gas system service tariff calculation and justification for the new tariffs were submitted to the PUK on 24 November and published in the official publication “Latvijas Vēstnesis” on 25 November.
Evaluating the tariff calculation of JSC “Gaso” KYB, these are the balance of the regulatory invoice for the first tariff period, the part of the income adjustment attributable to the next tariff period and the correction of the amount of natural gas transferred to users.
As reported, the “Gaso” tariff stipulates that for users consuming natural gas up to 2635 kilowatt hours (kWh) per year, the tariff is planned to be increased by 27% from 18,0761 Euros per worthless megawatt hour (MWh). added tax (VAT) to 22, 9.503 euro per MWh excluding VAT.
At the same time, it is planned to increase the tariff for users consuming natural gas, which was 2635.1 during the year, to 263 450 kWh, 8,9199 Euros per MWh, from 263 450.1 to 1 327 788, with an increase of 20%. 17% increase in kWh – up to EUR 8.57 per MWh, from 1,327,788.1 to 13,277,880 kWh for consuming users, 18% increase in tariff – up to EUR 5,8542 per MWh, 13,277,880 ,1 to 132,778,800 kWh, 36% of the tariff – 3,9134 euros per MWh, from 132,778,800,1 to 210,760,000 kWh, 5% of the tariff per MWh – 1.4665 euros, but For users consuming from 210,760,000.1 to 1,353,800,000 kWh, it is planned to increase the tariff to 2.1 times – 1.9771 Euros per MWh.
At the same time, for users consuming more than 1,353,800,000 kWh of natural gas per year, the tariff is planned to be increased by 27% – up to 0,4006 Euros per MWh excluding VAT.
Likewise, the variable portion of the tariff will increase for users with seasonal natural gas consumption.
Among these, for users who choose the special tariff and consume 2635.1 to 263,450 kWh of natural gas per year, the tariff is planned to increase from 11.2379 Euros per MWh to 34.0287 Euros per MWh. From 263 450.1 to 1,327,788 kWh, 53% of the tariff – up to 15,9742 Euros per MWh, for users consuming from 1,327,788.1 to 13,277,880 kWh, with a 6% increase in the tariff – 7,0386 Euros It is planned to increase to . Per MWh, 22% of the tariff for users consuming from 13,277,880.1 kWh to 132,778,800 kWh – 5,4977 Euros per MWh for users consuming from 132,778,800.1 kWh to 210,760,000 kWh. It is planned to increase by 22% – up to 3.7378 euros per MWh, 22% of the tariff for users consuming from 210.760.00.1 to 1,353,800,000 kWh – up to 2.4579 euros per MWh, but 1,353 per year For users consuming more than .800,000 kWh of natural gas, the tariff is planned to be increased by 22% – up to EUR 1.1781 per MWh excluding VAT.
The special tariff can be chosen by users whose natural gas consumption between May and November is more than 85% of the annual consumption of the facility. Fixed part of the tariff is not applied to customers with seasonal natural gas consumption.
At the same time, the fixed portion of the tariff will increase by 22% for all user groups.
Among them, the fixed part of the tariff for users with an allowable load of up to six cubic meters per hour will increase from 32.4 euros per year excluding VAT to 39.63 euros per year excluding VAT or 2.7 euros per month excluding VAT. Just over 3.3 euros per month excluding VAT.
For users with an allowable load of 6.1 to 10 cubic meters per hour, the fixed part of the tariff is from 89.16 Euros per year to 109.05 Euros per year, for users with an allowable load of 10.1 to 16 cubic meters per hour, the fixed part of the tariff is annual From 142.44 Euros to 174.21 Euros per year, the fixed part of the tariff will increase from 217.32 Euros per year to 265.79 Euros per year for users with a permissible load of 16.1 to 25 cubic meters per hour. The tariff fixed portion for users with .1 to 40 cubic meters will increase from 322.8 Euros per year to 394.8 Euros per year for users with an allowable load of 40.1 to 65 cubic meters per hour. part of the tariff will increase from 534.36 euros per year to 653.54 euros per year excluding VAT.
On the other hand, for users with an allowable load of more than 65 cubic meters per hour, the fixed portion of the tariff will increase from 7.05 euros per cubic meter per year to 8.62 euros per cubic meter per year.
Source: Tv Net
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