Rates for hot water supply and heating increases for Ukrainians starting July 1 due to setting of a single gas price for population and communal enterprises at 6,800 hryvnia ($278) per thousand cubic meters, Censor.NET informs citing UNIAN.
The decision was made by the National energy and utilities regulatory commission of Ukraine (NEURCU).
In Kyiv, hot water currently costs 35-43 UAH per cubic meter. After the increase, the price will vary between 66.37 hryvnia and 83.1 hryvnia per cubic meter, depending on provider and availability of a heated tower rail in an apartment.
In Lviv, the new hot water rates will vary between 71.54 and 80.42 hryvnia. In Odesa, they will be from 71.37 hryvnia to 77.18 UAH.
In addition, heating rates also increase by two times starting July 1. For instance, in Kyiv, 1 Gcal of heat provided by Kyivenerho company will increase from 657.24 hryvnia to 1416.96 hryvnia, or from 16.14 UAH/month to 32.97 UAH/month per square meter if no metering devices are installed in an apartment.
Similar increases are expected from other providers and in other cities of Ukraine.
More detailed information on the new rates and their structure for all regions of Ukraine can be found at the NEURCU website.
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