MP that allows reduction of light tariffs is approved

Provisional Measure 998/20 was approved at the last Thursday (4) by the Senate. The MP, which enables the relocation of resources in the electricity sector to allow the reduction of energy tariffs, was passed as a Bill for the Conversion of Chamber of Deputies (PLV 42/20). Now, it's going to president Jair's sanction. Bolsonaro.

MP will transfer 30% of the resources that electric utilities are required to apply in research and development (R&D) and energy efficiency programs to the Energy Development Account (CDE) between 2021 and 2025. It is worth remembering that the funds for the projects contracted or initiated will be preserved.

The rapporteur of the MP in the Senate is Marcos Rogério (DEM-RO), who kept the text approved in the House, which had as rapporteur Deputy Leo Moraes (Pode-RO).


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