Archive 2012

  • 20.06.2012

    Transparency and economic reasonableness of electricity tariffs is a necessary condition for energy sector reform in Ukraine


    The current model of wholesale electricity market ("single pool" or "single buyer" model) is complex and inefficient. For many years, electricity tariffs for households were significantly lower than tariffs for industry and even the cost of production and supply. At the same time, the number and amount of benefits provided to certain groups of consumers rise, which increases cross-subsidization in the industry. The level of subsidies in the structure of the wholesale market price is significant and is one of the main drivers of its growth, resulting in increased retail tariffs for industrial consumers.

    The publication is available only in Ukrainian.

    Authors:  Kosse Iryna
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