By provision of the Government of MendozaThrough a statement in the Official Gazette, the increase in public services such as water, electricity and also in public transport was approved. The percentages will be a 30% more for the service of drinking water and sanitation, and a 10% for electrical energy.
Signed by Governor Rodolfo Suárez, the increase in two of the most used services at this time of year was announced.
According to the document, “an increase in the tariff values and prices of public services for the provision of drinking water and sanitation provided by the Empresa Agua y Saneamiento Mendoza, a Public Limited Company with Majority State Participation AYSA.M.- SAPEM, of 30% to be applied from the date of publication of this legal regulation, and fifteen percent 15% as of May 1, 2022 on the values in force at that date ”.
The increase in the water rate occurs in a procedure that is part of the Rate Recomposition and Convergence Program, and after the request for an increase in the Provincial Water and Sanitation Agency to the Executive.
Increase in light in Mendoza
In another decree, Suárez approved the turn up the light between 7% and 10%, depending on the consumption of each user. The Official Gazette states that the Provincial Electric Regulatory Body (EPRE) it will be able to determine and put into effect the Own Tariff Schedules of Added Value of Distribution (Own VAD) of the Concessionaires of the Public Service of Electric Power Distribution of the Province of Mendoza ”.
In this way, From this Thursday, December 13, the end user rate will be updated. The new values will be reflected in the ballot of more than 80% of residential users. In total the modifications would be on average:
- Residential users with bimonthly consumptions less than 299 kWh bimonthly: 217,096 users, 40% of the total residential users in the province will receive an average increase of the 7.5%, that is $ 63.5 month.
- Residential users with bimonthly consumptions between 300 kWh to 599 kWh bimonthly: 171,930 users, 31% of the total residential users in the province, will receive an average increase of the order of 7.5%, an import of $ 170.5 mes.
- Residential users with bimonthly consumptions greater than 600 kWh bimonthly: 155,656 users, 29% of the total residential users in the province, will receive an average increase of the order of 9.1%, that is $ 400.5 month.
Users of small or medium businesses, agricultural irrigation and industries will have a final increase of 10%, according to their consumption, contracts, rate category, power and seasonality.