Regulated gas prices, applied by Engie to millions of French households, will fall on average by 0.9%st September, announced Tuesday, August 27 the Commission for Energy Regulation (CRE).
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|Regie's regulated tariffs are applied to nearly 4.5 million French households. Photo: AFP / VNA / CVN|
"This decrease is 0.2% for customers who use gas for cooking, 0.5% for those who have dual use, cooking and hot water, and 1.0% for households that burn at home. gas", details the regulator.In its deliberation, the CRE emphasizes that there has been an increase in Engie's supply cost. But this was more than offset by a smoothing mechanism decided at the end of June by the government, so that rates are set back in the end.
Engie's regulated tariffs, applied to nearly 4.2 million French households, usually vary from month to month depending on the costs of gas supply, infrastructure and marketing, as well as various other costs. taxes.
But the government had decided a smaller drop than expected by this mechanism inst July to be able to smooth down the decline over several months so as not to cause too much variation on the bills in the fall.
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