Freezing of household electricity bills until 31 In March, PPC put a brake on the price trends caused by the combination of high wholesale market prices and increased pollution costs.
The significant rise in CO2 costs in its first month 2021, against 40% since November 2020, would automatically activate in February the CO2 clause that PPC incorporated for the first time in household electricity bills since November 2019 against future high volatility.
In order to prevent significant increases for Greek households in the vortex of the pandemic by measuring their financial and psychological resilience, PPC decided not to activate the clause and to freeze the tariffs until 31 Of March. In the intentions of the company, according to Kathimerini, the tariffs remain constant for the whole year 2021, γι’ this and the corresponding decisions will be taken if necessary.
It is estimated that reducing the participation of lignite in the fuel mixture will act as a bulwark against the high cost of CO2 and will prevent the activation of the clause and the period after March..