The new type of tariffs may make consumers pay lower bills – the condition is their commitment and replacement of energy meters – points out Tuesday’s “Rzeczpospolita”. However, he adds that significant price drops are hard to expect.
“What happened last Sunday – when power grid operators were forced to decide for the first time to limit the production of energy from photovoltaic installations on such a large scale – could have been avoided if the appropriate legal solutions already existed. the so-called dynamic tariffs, which would allow individual consumers to use cheaper energy during the day thanks to surplus electricity from RES” – we read in Tuesday’s “Rz”.
According to the newspaper, such regulations will appear soon. “They were included in the amendment to the energy law adopted by the government last week. Experts emphasize that this is a real revolution” – the daily reports.
“According to Łukasz Batory, attorney and head of the energy department at Modrzejewski i Wspólnicy, we are entering a time of expensive electricity. Its price will be increased by climate policy and the abandonment of the use of minerals in its production” – the newspaper emphasizes.
“The proposed solutions will be beneficial for energy consumers, provided that they are willing to actively participate,” says Łukasz Batory in an interview with Rzeczpospolita.
Opportunity for cheaper electricity – what to do?
As the daily notes, government institutions “seem to cool down hopes”. – The mere introduction of dynamic tariffs will not change much on the market in terms of prices for individual customers. The price balance always appears at the end of the energy bill. The introduction of dynamic tariffs is, on the one hand, an opportunity for cheaper electricity when there is a surplus of energy in the system, but also the risk of a high price when there is less energy – explains Rafał Gawin, President of the Energy Regulatory Office, in an interview with the newspaper.
“The difference can be illustrated by the range from last Sunday: at 2 pm, 1 MWh was paid PLN 30, a few hours later – already PLN 600. The question is how many consumers will be willing to hunt for this cheaper energy on a daily basis” – adds “Rzeczpospolita”.
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