Greek Regulatory Authority for Energy (RAE) has decided that RES-supporting ETMEAR surcharges should remain unchanged for all consumer categories, contrary to previous speculations that surcharges for industrial consumers might be increased.
This decision means that the measures taken by the Ministry of Energy (ETMEAR surcharges that will be covered by electricity suppliers instead of end consumers and increased percentage of revenues from carbon emission auctions that will be transferred to special RES account) are deemed sufficient in order to eliminate the special RES account deficit by the end of 2017, in accordance with the Greek third bailout agreement.
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Tags: deficit, electricity, ETMEAR, Greece, RAE, renewables, RES, RES account, surcharges