Exceptional regime allowing certain gas consumers to return to regulated tariffs

Last updated: 11 May 2023

In an effort to protect domestic consumers from the effects of the global energy crisis, the Portuguese government enacted in September 2022 a temporary and exceptional regime allowing final gas customers with annual consumption less than 10,000 m3 to return to the regulated tariff regime for the sale of natural gas, whose gradual phase out had been decided in 2011. This measure translates into a loss of VAT revenues for the Portuguese State.

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