Guatemala: Electricity Rate Reduction Announced

For the quarter from August to October 2020 EEGSA users will have a drop in their tariff of -1.75% compared to the price of the second quarter of the year.

Monday, August 3, 2020

According to the document issued by the National Commission of Electric Energy (CNEE), between the quarter of May to July this year and the quarter of August to October 2020, the non-social tariff of EEGSA went from 1.32 to 1.28 Q/kWh, which represents a 1.75% decrease.

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The report explains that "... Generally, it is possible to indicate that for the following quarter, tariffs show a stable scenario, derived from the behavior of the variables that have a direct impact on generation costs.

In the purchase costs of the distributors, the price component of the term market contracts in the period analyzed is in a low purchase cycle in the generation contracts with renewable resources (mainly due to the seasonality of rainfall) and a greater participation of generation with non-renewable resources. On the other hand, energy purchases in the opportunity market (Spot) due to its participation in the substitution of energy with renewable resources have a relevant role in the current quarter.
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