Slovenian energy, gasoline suppliers to be compensated for capped costs –


The federal government has determined to assist out all electrical energy and pure gasoline suppliers with compensation for having to promote vitality at capped costs,  in a measure estimated at round €350 million yearly.

The eligibility standards have been set by the prime minister’s cost-of-living activity pressure and electrical energy market operator Borzen has been put accountable for paying out the compensation.

“We’re addressing the cost-of-living disaster and compensating suppliers for lot income as a result of they must promote at capped costs, each electrical energy and pure gasoline,” Infrastructure Minister Bojan Kumer mentioned after the federal government session on Thursday.

The costs of electrical energy and gasoline for households, small companies and a few protected customers have been capped since September. Final month, the federal government additionally determined to cap them for public establishments, public corporations, public companies and municipalities.

The compensation scheme comes on the heels of a €1.2 billion support scheme for the company sector that entered into impact on 1 January and entails subsidies for top costs of electrical energy, gasoline and steam, a state subsidy scheme for furlough and part-time work, and liquidity loans.

(Eva Horvat |

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