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Enil: Adjusting tariff flags will not have an "immediate impact" on electricity bills Economy

Enil: Adjusting tariff flags will not have an “immediate impact” on electricity bills Economy

A memo was issued on Wednesday (22) by the National Electric Power Agency (bell) states that the adjustment to the tariff flags’ values, announced the day before, will not have an “immediate impact” on the consumer.

This Tuesday (21st), bell agreed Up to 64% increase in the value of flags (Additional fees apply to electricity bills when the cost of energy production in the country increases). The new values ​​take effect on July 1 and will remain in effect until mid-2023.

Tariff flags are set monthly by the agency and indicate the cost of power generation.

The new tariff flag values, in effect between July 1 and mid-2023 – Photo: Editoria de Arte/g1

In the memo, the agency argued that the amendment approved this week will not have an immediate effect because it Since April 16, the green flag is in effect – For which there are no additional charges for its electricity bills.

Estimation bell is that the green flag remains in effect throughout this year, due to the restoration of hydroelectric reservoirs.

The level of reservoirs in the southeast/midwest subsystem, responsible for 70% of the country’s production capacity, reached 66.16% this Tuesday (21), according to data from the National Electrical System (ONS) operator.

In September 2021, during a period of water scarcity, reservoirs in the region were reduced to 16.75% of their capacity, the lowest level since November 2014.

Flags values ​​are reviewed annually, usually in the middle of the year.

according to bellcontributed to the adjustment calculation for the 2022-2023 cycle:

  • generation costs in 2021, during the period of water scarcity;
  • Increased heat generation costs due to higher fuel prices;
  • monetary correction.

discount bellThe increase in the value of electricity bills can amount to:

  • 15% if red flag level 2 is triggered;
  • 10% when red flag level 1 is activated;
  • 5% if the yellow flag is in effect.