On Thursday, the Regulatory Commission for Electricity in Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FERK) has decided to increase electricity prices for JP Elektroprivreda BH dd Sarajevo consumers by an average of 11.40%. Reports andÂ commentaries of the formal proceedings in the third tariff have been decided onÂ the proceeding of the Public Enterprise Electric Power Industry of
On Thursday, the Regulatory Commission for Electricity in Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FERK) has decided to increase electricity prices for JP Elektroprivreda BH dd Sarajevo consumers by an average of 11.40%.
Reports andÂ commentaries of the formal proceedings in the third tariff have been decided onÂ the proceeding of the Public Enterprise Electric Power Industry of Bosnia andÂ Herzegovina dd Sarajevo and to their request for approvalÂ of tariff for the activity of electricity production, for distribution ofÂ electricity, the electricity supply business tier, and the proposed tariffs forÂ users of the distribution systems and tariffs for the sale of electricity toÂ non-eligible (tariff) customers of public enterprises.
Accordingly, they made a decision on approving theÂ revenue requirement for the activity: electricity generation, electricityÂ distribution and electricity supply of the first order.Â
Based on the Decree on the Use of Renewable Energy and Cogeneration,Â the reference price for the generation of renewable energy has been set toÂ 8.10872 pfennig/kWh, which represents the production cost of electricity in theÂ Federation, which is obtained as a weighted average value of the productionÂ costs of JP EP BiH dd Sarajevo and JP “EP HZÂ HB” d.d. Mostar, approved by FERK.
Based on the adopted decisions approving the necessaryÂ revenue and cost, as well as the cost of transfer, of the ISO and the cost ofÂ ancillary services (which is set by DERK) adopted the tariff rates for users ofÂ the distribution systems and tariffs for non-eligible (tariff) customers.
Decision on tariffs for the sale of electricity toÂ non-eligible (tariff) customers in the supply of JP BH dd SarajevoÂ is lifted seasonal differentiation (summer – winter), while retained dayÂ differentiation (higher daytime tariff – lower daytime tariff).
By this decision, the electricity prices by JP ElektroprivredaÂ BiH has been increased by an average of 11.40%.
For the category of 110 kV and higher average price isÂ 9.79 pf/kWh, an increase of 12.72%. For the category ofÂ spending 35 kV the average price is 12.60 pf/kWh, an increase of 11.45%. For the category of spending 10 kV the average price is 15.05 pf/kWh,Â an increase of 9.84%. For the category of householdÂ consumption is the average price of 14.27 pf/kWh, an increase of 15.77%. For the category of consumer spending remained at 0.4 kV the averageÂ price is 20.01 pf/kWh, an increase of 4.98% and the consumption of publicÂ lighting category average price is 16.31 pf/kWh, an increase of 2,29%.
The tariffs are applicable from July 1st 2011.
The biggest changes in costs compared to the previousÂ tariff process, from 2007, recognized the cost of procurement of coal, whoseÂ price is determined by the Government, Decision adopted on March 4thÂ 2009, where the price of coal increased from 4.5 â‚¬/GJ to 4.7 â‚¬/GJ for theÂ surface and 5.0 â‚¬/GJ for digging holes, increasing the contribution of hydroÂ accumulation by 100% from August 1st 2009, and the rising cost ofÂ earning a 28% signing the Collective Agreement between the Government of theÂ Federation and trade unions that applies from January 1st 2008.
The press release further states: In considering theÂ request of JP Bosnia and Herzegovina dd Sarajevo in theÂ tariff proceeding, FERK has to take into account the comprehensive energyÂ sector reform process in Bosnia-Herzegovina, aimed at economically sound andÂ sustainable development of the electricity sector.
FERK took into account the principles of transparency andÂ equal treatment of all market participants, primarily non-discriminationÂ against any consumer of electricity, committing itself to the gradualÂ introduction of internationally accepted regulatory practices and the gradualÂ introduction of generally accepted international standards in the tariffÂ proceeding, to avoid sudden and drastic changes in tariffsÂ during the transitional period, especially taking into account the absence ofÂ developed social measures, which is why the FERK decided to avoid sudden andÂ large changes in tariffs during the transitional period, taking into accountÂ the gradual elimination of subsidies between electrical activity, category andÂ consumer group, according to a statement of theÂ Commission.