ON THE PRICE REGULATION AT THE RETAIL ELECTRICITY MARKETS OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION: PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONS

  • Lyudmila Bogachkova
  • Elena Zaytseva

Аннотация

Rationale. The increase of tariffs at the retail electricity markets is considered by the regulator to be a necessary measure for ensuring sustainable functioning of energy companies. However, this measure poses a problem for all consumer groups. The expected price growth will be the most burdensome for households, as it is planned to eliminate the cross-subsidization of the population by enterprises. Therefore, the identification of ways to overcome the negative effects of energy tariffs growth is of great scientific and economic interest.Purpose. The authors aim to reveal the problems of price regulation at the retail electricity markets, associated with the expected elimination of cross-subsidization of population by the industry, and to justify their possible solutions.Materials and methods. On the basis of economic and statistical analysis of official data provided by the Russian Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat), the Federal Tariff Service, as well as informational and analytical materials of the Energy Forecasting Agency, the authors reveal the trend of increasing the share of energy costs in household incomes.Results. The authors carried out the decomposition of the growth index of energy costs share in household incomes according to the factors predetermining the increase of this share. This allowed determining and substantiating the ways of overcoming the specified negative tendency.
Опубликован
2017-05-13
Как цитировать
Bogachkova, L., & Zaytseva, E. (2017). ON THE PRICE REGULATION AT THE RETAIL ELECTRICITY MARKETS OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION: PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONS. Экономика. Бизнес. Информатика, 2(3). извлечено от http://internetnauka.com/index.php/journal/article/view/98
Раздел
Экономика