WARSAW, Nov 25 (Reuters) – Poland will freeze fuel tariffs for households at 2022 ranges, the local weather minister mentioned on Friday, because it seeks to restrict the impression of excessive costs on customers.
Like different European nations Poland is grappling with surging power costs as winter units in and demand will increase.
“(We’re proposing) a 100% freeze on the fuel tariff that households can pay at this 12 months’s degree, we’re speaking a few web quantity,” Anna Moskwa informed a information convention.
She mentioned that there could be no revenue standards hooked up to the tariff freeze.
Moreover, round 300,000 low revenue households will probably be eligible for presidency help with fuel payments.
The measures would price the state round 30 billion zlotys ($6.63 billion), she mentioned.
The federal government will approve the invoice within the coming hours and it’ll then be topic to a vote in parliament, Moskwa mentioned.
($1 = 4.5259 zlotys)
Reporting by Alan Charlish and Pawel Florkiewicz; enhancing by Jason Neely
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