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March 4, 2021
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Natural gas price for non-household consumers to drop by 3.5 pc on October 1

The price of natural gas for non-household consumers will drop on average by 3.5 per cent on October 1 at national level, the most significant price drops, of approximately 6 per cent, set to be implemented for some schools and hospitals in the southern region of the country, Niculae Havrilet, President of the National Energy Regulatory Authority (ANRE), stated on Tuesday at a conference.
“On October 1 the price of natural gas will drop by an average of 3.5 per cent for non-household consumers. Prices will drop for approximately 90,000 consumers receiving natural gas from GDF Suez, where consumption is higher. The steepest price drops are of 6 per cent and will be applied to some schools and hospitals,” Havrilet added.
According to him, no price changes will be made in what concerns the consumers of E.ON Romania.
“According to the law, on January 1 the natural gas market for non-household consumers will be completely liberalized,” the ANRE official added.
He also stated that starting next year non-household consumers that will be deregulated will negotiate the prices directly with the suppliers.

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