Romania’s electricity prices to go up 6% in January 2013

, SEE Energy News

The electricity prices will go up by 6 percent next month as the energy regulator (ANRE) has recognized higher costs of state-owned producers. The green certificate scheme for the renewable sector and the deregulation of the electricity market is set to bring further gains in prices.

The recognized production cost of hydro-power producer Hidroelectrica will go up by 42.4 percent to RON 125/MW, roughly EUR 28. It will rise by 15.7 percent to RON 140/Mw (EUR 31) at Nuclearelectrica, the nuclear power producer. The Oltenia Energy Holding will register an increase of 10.4 percent to RON 190/MWh (EUR 42.5). The cost at the Hunedoara Energy Complex is set to remain flat at RON 271/MWh (EUR 60).

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