Level of payment for gas consumption covers volume supplied in Moldova
13:20 | 14.01.2021 Category: Economic
Chisinau, 14 January /MOLDPRES/ - The volume of consumption of the natural gas in last December exceeded the consumption recorded in December 2019.
The public relations service of the Moldovagaz stock company informed that, in December 2020, the consumption of methane gas had been of 180.7 million cubic metres, up by 16.2 per cent against the same period of 2019.
According to the information unveiled, the household consumers till 31 December 2020 paid 98.4 per cent of the invoiced sums, by 0.5 per cent less against the same period of 2019. In the case of legal entities, the share of transfers was of 99.5 per cent, up by 0.1 per cent. The enterprises from the energy and thermal sectors paid invoices at a level of 99.9 per cent, down by 0.1 percentage points against December 2019.
In December 2020, 109 consumption units were disconnected from gas supply, as the debts of their owners amounted to about 133.3 thousand lei. At the same time, the condition of preventive payment was applied for 103 consumers, as a result of the previous ceasing of the gas supply for the failure to pay in time the equivalent value of the natural gas consumed.
Data by Moldovagaz shows that the overall level of payment for the natural gas consumed reached 3.805 billion lei in 2020 and covers 99.2 per cent of the volume supplied.