Ο ΔΕΔΔΗΕ ανήρτησε στην ιστοσελίδα την εφαρμογή για την ενημέρωση των οικιακών καταναλωτών που δικαιούνται επιστροφή χρημάτων στους λογαριασμούς τους μέσω του τέλους 1%, που παρακρατείται από τα αιολικά πάρκα.
As informed by the Hellenic Scientific Association of Wind Energy, Anyone interested can to get in here, fill in the details of his supply and find out if he is entitled to a discount on his electricity bill. The posting of this application by HEDNO was one of the last steps still required for the actual credit of the discount to the beneficiaries..
This discount is one of the benefits that wind farms offer to local communities. Specifically, according to the law (ν. 3468/2006, No. 25) the 3% of wind farms turnover is automatically deducted and given as a priority to the residents of the villages that host the wind farms.
This special fee 3% is distributed as follows:
1,7% to the local authorities within which the stations operate. Local authorities are obliged to use it for environmental actions, local development and social support projects
1% to local consumers of local communities hosting stations to reduce electricity bills
0,3% at the Green Fund
As ELETAEN emphasizes, These are significant amounts that help to stimulate the local economy. About two years ago, were distributed to the villagers through the electricity bills 18 million euros, relating to production up to 2014.
The Ministry of Environment and Energy has started the performance of the fee 1% to consumers regarding the production of wind energy of the period 2015 – 2019 and has published the list of amounts to be reimbursed to household consumers by community. The total amount exceeds 30 million and is immediately available as it has already been withheld from wind farms.
According to the list, some communities in southern Evia, the Rhodope, Sitia, Argolida and Boeotia will receive amounts in excess of half a million or even up to one million euros.