Since July 1 of the current year the new electricity market model started working. In this regard, the Federation of Employers of Ukraine receives requests for explanations of how to purchase electricity under new conditions and of the considerable increase in the cost of electricity which is evidenced by data of the poll taken by the Analytical Center for Economic and Legal Research and Forecasting of the Federation of Employers of Ukraine.
AS THE POLL HAS SHOWN, ACCORDING TO THE LATEST FORECAST CUSTOMER DATA THE COST OF ELECTRICITY HAS INCREASED ON AVERAGE BY 18 – 30 PERCENT SINCE THE NEW MARKET MODEL STARTED WORKING. IN THIS CASE, INDUSTRIAL ELECTRICITY CONSUMERS ARE SURE THAT ITS ACTUAL COST WILL BE HIGHER.
Thus, the purpose of this research is to explain to consumers how to work under new circumstances of the electricity market, analyze the current cost situation on the electricity market and to propose new ways out of the existing situation based on the analysis data.