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Southern Power Grid is expected to reduce the cost of electricity consumption by about 20 billion yuan for the whole year.
Jul 28,2020 14:24CST
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SMM News: since the beginning of this year, the Southern Power Grid Company has resolutely implemented the policy of the CPC Central Committee and the State Council on supporting two-part electricity prices and reducing industrial and commercial electricity prices by 5%. As of June 30, it has reduced electricity costs for users in five southern provinces and regions by 9.2 billion yuan, benefiting 7.99 million enterprises, strongly supporting enterprises to resume production and promoting economic and social development.

Since the outbreak of the epidemic, the Southern Power Grid Company has continued to further promote the reform of the power system, expand the scale of market-oriented electric power transactions, and constantly improve the level of high-quality services. in the first half of the year, only 220.6 billion kilowatt-hours of electricity was traded in five provinces, an increase of 20 percent over the same period last year. The market-oriented proportion was 45.8%, the average price reduction was 0.066 yuan / kWh, and the cumulative dividend was 14.56 billion yuan. Let more users get "cheap electricity" through market competition to alleviate the pressure on the survival and development of enterprises.

Guangdong is not only a world-class manufacturing base, but also the largest economic province in China, which is greatly affected by this epidemic. The Southern Power Grid Company has carefully implemented the electricity price reduction policy in Guangdong to ensure that the electricity price dividend is transmitted to end users in a timely and full manner. From February to June, the Southern Power Grid Company reduced the cost of electricity consumption for Guangdong users by about 6.6 billion yuan, benefiting about 4.84 million users. In addition, the Southern Power Grid Company adheres to the measures of "non-stop supply in arrears" and exemption from liquidated damages, benefiting 3.9 million users and supporting the production and development of enterprises with the responsibility of central enterprises.

According to Zhang Wenfeng, general manager of the Planning and Finance Department (Operation Supervision Center) of the Southern Power Grid Company, in the next step, the Southern Power Grid Company will continue to resolutely implement the decisions and arrangements of the CPC Central Committee and the State Council and the requirements of the "Government work report"the policy of reducing industrial and commercial electricity prices by 5% will be extended to the end of this year." on the basis of the full implementation of the phased price reduction policy in the first half of the year, we will implement five measures to reduce electricity prices. It is expected that in the whole year, it will directly reduce the cost of electricity for general industrial and commercial and large industrial enterprises by about 20 billion yuan, effectively helping the production and development of enterprises.

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