Thanks to the formula “Rotterdam+” the Ukrainians are overpaid for electricity is almost three times – expert

The national anti-corruption Bureau of Ukraine undertook to check the National Commission for state energy regulation. Detectives suspect the NERC representatives in a criminal agreement, which led to a significant increase in light due to the introduction of the infamous scheme “Rotterdam+”, says the story TSN.19:30.

“Scheme “Rotterdam+” is a corruption scheme, invented in the illegal method is illegitimate, unconstitutional body with the illegally appointed members of the Commission headed by Mr. Vovk,” the former Minister of housing and communal services Alexey Kucherenko.

Videonab suspects in the crimes of the National Commission for energy state regulation because of the “Rotterdam +”

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“Rotterdam+” is the formula for calculating the cost of electricity. Its author Dmitry Vovk, a 26-year-old Chairman of the regulatory Commission and former Manager of the company Valeria Gontareva. The main argument of the officials was to ensure that Ukraine needs to reduce dependence on coal mines in the occupied territories and look for new sources of raw materials. To be safe, the Wolf took the price of coal in the port of Rotterdam, it added transportation costs (shipping for 6.5 thousand kilometers of sea, port and rail congestion) and on the basis of this rather abstract figures, raised electricity tariffs. But to import coal from abroad did not. “This “Rotterdam+” has become a feeder for certain structures and additional burden for the population value of about 15 billion a year” – calculated the expert.

In the NEB confirmed that the suspect officials in the abuse of power in favor of power generating companies, joint actions which have led to unreasonably high electricity rates. “Information has been entered in the unified register of pre-judicial investigations and began an investigation of alleged abuse of official position by officials of the National regulatory Commission for energy and communal services”, – reported the press Secretary of NABOO Svetlana Olifera.