Groysman: the Cabinet of Ministers adopted the necessary decisions to ensure that prices for electricity did not grow

Гройсман: Кабмин принял необходимые решения, чтобы цены на электроэнергию не росли

The Cabinet of Ministers adopted the necessary decisions to prevent the increase in electricity prices from July 1, when it should begin its work on the electricity market

As reported by the Commander in chief, this broadcast channel Vinnitsa “Vita”, said the Prime Minister Vladimir Groysman, transfers a press-service of the Cabinet of Ministers.

“Parliament in 2017 adopted the law on the electricity market. The government is obliged to take all measures to from July 1, the market earned. But! It is impossible to prevent the rising cost of electricity for people and industry. Industry is our growth factor. And we took all the necessary decisions to prevent a price increase for the population and limit growth for the industry. This is a government decision. An independent regulator needs to take decisions and approve what is endorsed by the government. Then any increases in prices will not” — said Groisman his press service.

We will remind, on June 5, the Cabinet of Ministers laid special obligations for the supply of electricity for domestic consumers from 1 July 2019 to 31 Dec 2020 at the state power generating company “Energoatom”, “Ukrhydroenergo” and “Ukrenergo” and operators of distribution systems. As noted by the Minister of energy and coal industry Igor Nasalik, this decision will allow not to raise the price of electricity for households in the new electricity market.