US News: Gas: a rise of over 12% of the regulated price to October 1st

EU countries discuss higher energy prices

 EU countries discuss higher energy prices The increased energy prices and effects for consumers employ the EU countries. © Sina Schult / DPA / Illustration The wholesale prices for natural gas rise and increase. One I have ideas that you can approach the problem, but will first advise you, said EU Energy Commissarin Kadri Samson before a meeting of the relevant department chiefs of the EU countries in Slovenia. Austria's energy minister Leonore Gewessler said the answer to high gas prices is to change rapid to renewable energies.

regulated tariffs applied by gas Engie will again jump, 12.6% VAT on 1 October in the wake of rising prices on the market. © ardea.com

  Gaz : une hausse de plus de 12% du tarif réglementé au 1er octobre / Sven-Erik Arndt / Mary Evans / ABACAPRESS.COM

regulated tariffs applied by gas Engie will again jump, 12.6% VAT on 1 October in the wake of rising prices on the market, the regulator said Monday. "This is the result of the increase, history, gas prices on the world market that affects the gas supplier's procurement costs Engie" said the Energy Regulatory Commission (CRE).

Excluding tax, the increase was 13.9% and in retail, 4.5% for gas users for cooking, 9.1% for those with a dual use (cooking and hot water) and 14.3% for households who heat with gas, explains the Commission.

So you can save when heating

 So you can save when heating Dusseldorf. The summer is over, it gets colder again. That is also: The heating period begins. But this winter heating is so expensive how long. So you can still save money. © Hauke-Christian Dittrich Heating can be so expensive this winter how long. Heating this winter is expensive. According to the Comparative Portal Verivox, 32 regional gas providers have announced elements for September and October - an average of 12.6 percent.

Six million poor households will benefit from an exceptional check for 100 euros in December

These regulated rates, updated every month, have experienced a series of increases recently. They still increased by 8.7% on 1 September, after more than 5% in August and almost 10% July. Gas prices are at very high levels in Europe due to various factors: low storage, strong demand for liquefied natural gas (LNG) in Asia and inability of Norway and Russia to increase their deliveries, says CRE .

Demand is also driven by the global economic recovery, thanks to the improved situation on the front of the pandemic Covid-19. Regulated tariffs are applied to about three million households, mainly by Engie which holds a monopoly on most of the territory. Local distribution companies (LDCs) can also market in some cities (Bordeaux, Grenoble, Strasbourg ...). Their rates were also revised upwards Monday.

Russia is ready to increase its gas deliveries to Europe

 Russia is ready to increase its gas deliveries to Europe Russia-Gaz: Russia is ready to increase its gas deliveries to Europe © Reuters / Shamil Zhumatov Russia is ready to Increasing its gas deliveries to Europe Moscow (Reuters) - Russia is ready to increase its natural gas deliveries to Europe and sign new delivery contracts with increased volumes, said Tuesday the spokesman Kremlin. Gazprom exports to Europe are currently close to their records, added Dmitri Peskov.

Faced with soaring gas prices - but also potentially of electricity next year - the government recently announced that nearly six million low-income households benefit from an exceptional check of 100 euros in December.

"The wholesale price of gas for future products currently indicate a continuation of these very high price levels during the fall 2021 and winter 2021 to 2022 and a decrease from the spring and summer of 2022, before a return to normal for the 2023 year, "says CRE.

It said work with the administration on "solutions for the winter and enjoy the lower wholesale prices expected from the spring."

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