Tag: energy rates

Congressmen question generator monopoly

Congressmen question generator monopoly

This Monday it was ‘face to face’ between the Congress of the Republic and the Minister of Mines and Energy, Irene Vélez. In the hall, the citing senators exposed the massive impact that the homes of millions of Colombians have as a result of energy rates. Amid the political control debate conducted by the Fifth […]

The Creg is the Bank of the Republic of Electric Energy: Echeverry

The Creg is the Bank of the Republic of Electric Energy: Echeverry

President Petro was emphatic in stating that the… Creg and the superintendents must be “independent” of private interest: “These entities must regulate the markets on the basis of universal duty, not to sign the processes of financial speculation as they have hitherto done.” In addition, he stated that the Chief Inspector of Public Services should […]

Coastal political sectors support government intervention in the Creg

Coastal political sectors support government intervention in the Creg

Before the confirmation of President Gustavo Petro to carry out the intervention of the Creg through the Ministry of Mines and Energy, some political leaders of the region celebrated the determination of the national government. Liberal party senator Mauricio Gómez Amín indicated that the decision announced by Gustavo Petro from Cartagena has his support, because […]

The Law of the Mountains | How to lower energy rates?

The Law of the Mountains | How to lower energy rates?

The Mayor Pumarejo states that it is necessary to revise the calculations that determine the energy rates on the Coast. “The dams are full and rates are rising,” Pumarejo says, seeking an explanation for this paradox. “Energy generators and transmitters report extraordinary half-year gains. How are they not going to do it if they increase […]

Exit to raise energy tariffs must be comprehensive: analysts

Exit to raise energy tariffs must be comprehensive: analysts

Faced with a problem as complex as that of the increase in tariffs for electricity services On the Caribbean coast, there are several measures that can be taken and that must be the result of a joint effort by all actors in the chain. The experts agree on this after analyzing the various proposals presented […]

From 2021 to 2022, energy tariffs in the Caribbean have increased by 73%

From 2021 to 2022, energy tariffs in the Caribbean have increased by 73%

In the midst of the political control debate cited this Wednesday in the Senate Committee on Territorial Planning, Senator Efrain Cepedafrom the Conservative Party, warned that energy service tariffs in the Caribbean rose by more than 73% from June 2021 to June 2022. “This problem has been going on since 1998 and when the… Caribbean […]

This Wednesday, debate on political control to study energy tariffs

This Wednesday, debate on political control to study energy tariffs

Given the high cost of electric energy service in the departments of The Caribbean. This Wednesday is the Senate Territorial Planning Committee It will be the stage to fulfill a political control debate that will take place at 7:30 am. Such a hearing was convened by Senator Efrain Cepeda, from Conservative Party, who stated that […]

Coastal capitals, the most bloated in the country

Coastal capitals, the most bloated in the country

The ranking of cities with the highest inflation in Colombia in May this year was led by the capitals of the Caribbean coast. Among them, Cartagena was the most expensive city this month with a Consumer Price Index (CPI) variation of 1.34% compared to 0.84% ​​nationally. In terms of annual inflation, the list is led […]

Asoenergía asks the government to control the rise in energy prices

Asoenergía asks the government to control the rise in energy prices

“The rise in tariffs will affect the level of subsidies provided by the national government to households, which, in line with rising inflation, will directly affect indicators that are currently indexing electricity tariffs.” This is according to the Colombian Association of Major Industrial and Commercial Energy Consumers (Asoenergía), which again asked the national government; the […]

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