Brazil’s low income households to have no additional charge on their electricity bills in January

The National Electrical Energy Agency announced that Social Tariff beneficiaries will have no increases in billing.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The National Agency of Electric Energy (ANEEL) announced on Thursday, December 30, that low-income households will remain free of surcharges on their electricity bills in January. Households enrolled in the Electric Energy Social Tariff program will remain under the green tariff flag.

The green flag reflects favorable power generation conditions and does not include any additional value on the tariff. For other consumers, the water scarcity flag will continue to be charged, which is R$14.20 (US$2.55) per 100 kWh consumed.

According to ANEEL, the additional charge on the tariff for the . . .

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