MOSCOW, February 24 – RIA Novosti. Information about the impact of the utilization fee on equipment for coal mining on the cost of heat and electricity in 2021 does not correspond to reality, said the Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation Nikolai Shulginov. “Information on the impact of the utilization fee on equipment for coal mining in 2021 on the cost of electricity and heat is not corresponds to reality, “said Shulginov.
On Wednesday, the Izvestia newspaper reported, with reference to a letter from the Deputy Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation Anatoly Yanovsky to the Ministry of Economic Development and the Ministry of Industry and Trade, that heat and electricity in Russia could rise in price due to an increase in the utilization fee for equipment for coal mining in 2021.
As the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation later explained, decisions on tariffs for heat and electricity for the population for 2021 were made, their growth due to a possible rise in the price of coal will not be.