Minminas will have to answer to Congress for the hike in energy rates

Minminas will have to answer to Congress for the hike in energy rates

Legislator José David Name, of the Fifth Committee of the Senate of the Republic, quoted: debate on political control until Minister of Mines, Irene Velezdue to the increase of energy rates.

The debate, which will take place next Tuesday, aims to identify the actions taken from this portfolio to solve this problem that has the greatest impact on the The Caribbean.

This Tuesday, the congressman disclosed the four questions he had put to Vélez, as well as three concerns for the Home Public Services inspector.

“Can they increase the payment for electricity services if the reservoirs are full and it is a very rainy season? What control mechanisms are planned?” Name wondered.

In addition, he asked his opinion on the energy transfers of Article 45 of Act 99 of 1993: “Do you believe that this percentage could be increased to subsidize the tariffs?”

So far, the ministry has not yet made a statement about this and there is no response from the official.

Source: El Heraldo

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