Industry Sector News

The Ministry of Energy offers to set standards for the calculation of power sales charges
To calculate the rates to be charged by State power sales companies the Ministry of Energy has offered to introduce the concept of a “standard package” as an ‘ideal’ set of parameters, which should be achieved by power supply companies, namely for: payment collection, speed of data processing and the cost of services. This was the message set out by Mikhail Kurbatov, the Deputy Minister of Energy, in his interview with reporters from the newspaper ‘Vedomosti’.
The Cabinet of Ministers of the Russian Federation has approved amendments to the procedure for changing supplier
On 30 December Dmitry Medvedev, the Prime Minister, signed Resolution No. 1482 ‘On Amendments to the Acts of the Government of the Russian Federation Related to the Procedure for Change of Supplier’.
Putin has signed into law the long-term regulation of tariffs
Vladimir Putin, the President of the Russian Federation, signed the Federal Law ‘On Amending Individual Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation with regard to Improving the Regulation of Tariff Rates for Power Supply, Heat Supply, Gas Supply, Water Supply and Waste-water Removal’. This was reported by the press service of the Presidential Executive Office on 3 January.