Electricity bill: Consumers will pay more in 2020

According to the National Electric Energy Agency (ANEEL), consumers must pay around R$ 20.6 billion in subsidies in the account light in 2020. The amount represents a 20% increase over what was paid this year.

Also according to the agency, the numbers may still suffer amendments by the beginning of next year, as the budget of the sector will still undergo a public consultation. However, the forecast is that the money is used to sustain government social actions and programs for the electricity sector.

For consumers in the Southeast and Midwest regions, the amount means a 2.81% increase in tariffs. In the North and Northeast, the will be 1.53%. However, it is worth mentioning that the definition of the fare that arrives for the consumer takes into account other factors, such as energy price, volume rains and state taxes and the adjustment of each distributor is defined Annually.


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