Additional measure to deal with increases in electricity prices - Government electricity subsidy

Last updated: 2 December 2022

Government electricity subsidy program covering 449,000 homes and 111,500 businesses. The subsidy covers residential, commercial and industrial users on a bi-monthly tariff with tariffs as introduced from September 2022 covering the July 2022-August 2022 period.

For the state-defined vulnerable groups of the population, up to 100% of the upcoming electricity price increase will be covered. For those with a consumption of 1-400 kwh the subsidy will be up to 85% of the increase, for those with 401-600 kwh 75% of the increase will be covered and for those with 601-800 kwh is up to 50%.

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