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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUDespite the new Latvenergo tariff is in force only for one and a half month, some households consuming 200 kWh in April have been sent bills with the new raised electricity tariff which was to set in only after 1 200 kWh were consumed, reports Neatkarīgā Rīta Avīze.

The new Latvenergo tariff, which came into force on April 1, provides all households pay according to the previous tariff for the first 1 200 kWh, namely, 0.0825 lats/kWh. This is called the start tariff. While, as soon as consumption hits 1 201 kWh, the new tariff of 0.1074 Ls/kWh is applied.

However, families in Riga suburb Ziepniekans were surprised to receive April bills with a tariff 0.1020 Ls/kWh. Moreover, none of the families had yet consumed that much, but 100-200 kWh or six to twelve times less than set in the start tariff.

Latvenergo External Communications department head Andris Siksnis explains only this building manager faces such problems, as other have done paperwork in time. As soon as the manager submits a list of all sub-users, they will be applied the new tariff, he says.

Furthermore, Siksnis also points out there are building managers who postpone start tariff on purpose, waiting for all the apartments rented or sold out.


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  1. Gilly says:

    Amazing paper work – always had to be done in time.

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  2. Bobbo says:

    HHIS I souhld have thought of that!

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