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Electricity tariffs for the population and entrepreneurs became a “cancer” of the Ukrainian economy, said the head of the National Commission, carrying out state regulation in spheres of power and utilities (NKREKU), Valery Tarasyuk in the air ICTV. A video posted on YouTube.
“It is self-deception that we are paying a low electricity tariff. We pay the price of the goods… It’s like a cancer throughout the economy”, — said the Ukrainian politician. According to Tarasiuk, can solve problems with the alignment of electricity prices for households and industry.
Tarasyuk warned that the Ukrainians will not be European wages, if we fail to build a free energy market and to win cross-subsidization.
October 19 it became known that Ukraine may join the energy system of Europe and not to depend on Russian for the next three years. However, it is necessary to establish the technical and economic conditions, said the first Deputy Minister of energy and the environmental protection of Ukraine Vitaliy Shubin.
Earlier it was reported that Ukraine has resumed commercial imports of Russian electricity, stopped in 2015. This became possible due to the fact that in September 2019, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine approved the amendment of the people’s Deputy Andriy Gerus, the Ukrainian law “On electricity market”. She was allowed to buy electricity in bilateral contracts from countries that are not members of the European Energy companies.
Video, photo All from Russia.