Significant increase of 40% discount on gas bills in December, following the announcements of the Prime Minister Kyriakou Mitsotaki, was the subject of the meeting of the Minister of Environment and Energy, Costa Skreka, with its president DEPA Marketing Ioannis Papadopoulos and the CEO of the company, Constantine Swords.
With these measures, household gas consumers will have a discount that will amount to 11 euros per thermal MWh in October, to 16 euros per thermal MWh in November and to 34 euros per thermal MWh in December.
In addition, as Mr. Skrekas pointed out: “Apart from the discount offered by DEPA Commerce, households will see an additional reduction in their bills that will average 15 euros per month and the suspension of network usage fees in November and December “.
As it became known, the subject of the meeting was the further support of households, due to the explosive increase in energy costs, with the undertaking of new initiatives by DEPA Commerce.
During the meeting it was emphasized that today DEPA Commerce, having become a modern, competitive and flexible energy company, with high verticality, has the strategic position that allows it to carry out interventions of this size in order to alleviate households in the country and to sees the future with confidence and self-confidence.
After the meeting, the Minister of Environment and Energy K. Skrekas stated: “We are cooperating closely with DEPA Commerce since the beginning of the international energy crisis, in order to protect all households in the country from unprecedented price increases. DEPA Commerce, with its leading role in the Greek energy market can absorb a significant percentage of price increases in natural gas. With the mechanism we have developed we support all household consumers of natural gas. In addition to the discount offered by DEPA Commerce, households will see an additional reduction in their bills that will average 15 euros per month and the suspension of network usage fees in November and December.
On behalf of the Management of DEPA Commerce, the CEO of the company, K. Xifaras, stated: “DEPA Commerce is today a strong, vertical company, which has the ability to make a decisive contribution to ensuring stable energy prices in the country. With full awareness of its leading role and with the sense of responsibility that it entails, DEPA Emporia, in good cooperation with RIS, proceeds to even greater discounts for the difficult month we are going through. At the same time, our company continues to faithfully follow its strategic planning, while ensuring its growth for the coming years “.
It is recalled that the company, in cooperation with RIS, has already developed a mechanism to absorb part of the price increases in gas costs, through which all household gas users will have a discount on the October and November bills, which corresponds to 16% of the wholesale supply price.