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15.12.2017 10:51
Industrial Energy Consumers Want to Meet Bulgaria’s PM because of Expected Increase of the Electricity Power Price
The electricity power traders plan to increase the prices between 50% and 90%

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The electricity power price for the industrial consumers is expected to increase between 50% and 90% in 2018, the chairman of the Bulgarian Federation of Industrial Energy Consumers (BFIEC) Konstantin Simeonov said for the Bulgarian National Radio. If this happens, many enterprises might face bankruptcy, he added. 

The electricity power traders have already sent letters to the industrial consumers about the upcoming increase of the prices. The producers of energy power also offer high prices on the Independent Bulgarian Energy Exchange. Simeonov pointed out that the industrial consumers did not see any reason for such a significant jump of the prices and they even suspected market speculation. 
“For the business this is deathly increase of the prices. We discuss a campaign to gather the keys of factories and enterprises and to bring them to the Minister of Energy Temenuzhka Petkova. We would like to see how she will manage to run these companies, because we will not be able to handle”, Simeonov said. He added that the enterprises would request a meeting with Bulgaria’s Prime Minister (PM) Boyko Borissov. 

TAGS: industrial consumers | electricity power | prices | traders 

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