CHP Deputy Chairman Ahmet Akın; He pointed out that the green tariff, which entered into force 10 months ago in order to encourage the use of renewable energy, turned into a penalty instead of an incentive in residential buildings within a year.
“CHP Deputy Chairman Ahmet Akın; Pointing out that the green tariff, which entered into force 10 months ago in order to encourage the use of renewable energy, turned into a penalty rather than an incentive for a year, “The biggest difference between the green tariff and the normal tariff was in the dwellings. Without taxes and funds, the price of bare electricity is 88 percent more expensive in households in the green tariff. A new regulation should be made to encourage residences in the green tariff, ”he said.
CHP Deputy Chairman Ahmet Akın pointed out that the green tariff system, which started to be implemented in August 2020, lost its incentive feature, which was the aim of the regulation, in residential buildings before a year. CHP's Akın's study included the following:
Started 8 months ago with the aim of encouragement: With the Green Tariff application, it is aimed to encourage consumers to use energy produced from renewable energy sources. The green tariff has started on a voluntary basis as of August 1, 2020. In these scopes, residence; separate tariffs were prepared for industry, business, agricultural irrigation and lighting. The practice, which was initiated for incentive purposes, loses its incentive feature, especially in residences, with increases within 8 months.
EMRA regulates tariff details: It operates on a voluntary basis in the green tariff application. Consumers who want to use renewable energy obtain electricity from the supply companies operating in their regions, based on renewable resources. While there is a sign on the bills of the consumers who want to use electricity with the green tariff, showing that the electricity they use is produced from clean sources; The tariff details are regulated by EMRA.
Single price regulation for all subscribers: In this tariff started to be applied on 1 August 2020, EMRA; has determined the price per kilowatt hour as 69,97 kurus, excluding funds and shares. In the first tariff implemented within the scope of the aforementioned application, a single price was determined without making any distinction between industry, business, residential and agricultural irrigation. According to the latest change within the scope of the green tariff, as of April 1, 2021, the green energy cost has been 74,7372 kuruş regardless of the subscribers.
The biggest difference emerges in dwellings: The regulation, which was initiated to encourage the use of renewable energy, has lost its incentive feature, especially in dwellings, before a year. The biggest difference between the green tariff and the current tariff is experienced in residential areas. According to this, the bare electricity price per kilowatt hour in households is 39,6717 kurus in the current tariff, while it is 74,7372 percent more expensive at 88,3 kurus in the green tariff. Green tariff is 35 percent in industrial subscribers, 24 percent in businesses; is at a more acceptable level, with 38 percent in agricultural irrigation.
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CHP Deputy Chairman Ahmet Akın; Pointing out that the green tariff implementation is not mandatory, but a tariff that is passed on a voluntary basis, “The regulation aims to encourage the use of renewable energy. However, this state of the tariff causes the purpose of incentives to remain in the word, especially because it is 88 percent more expensive in residential areas. In this context, within the scope of the green tariff application, EMRA should make an incentive regulation especially for residential subscribers to be used by our citizens in their homes. "The green tariff is not a luxury, it is more accessible, and it will be in favor of both our citizens and our country."