In response to the global energy crisis, the Spanish government approved end March 2022 several energy affordability measures within the framework of the National Response Plan to the economic and social consequences of the war in Ukraine, including notably:
- A reduction of VAT to 10%, of the Electricity Tax to 0.5% and the suspension of the 7% tax on electricity generation, as well as the limit to the growth of the gas tariff (TUR) for households and SMEs in the next revisions are maintained until June 30, 2022.
- An extraordinary update of the remuneration for renewables, cogeneration and waste to reduce final consumers' electricity bills
- An increase and extension of household heating and electric subsidies until June 30.
- Support to the electro-intensive industry in 2022, as well as higher compensation for the cost of CO2 passed on in electricity