The price of heat supplied to Pilsen households by the Plzesk Teplrensk company for the year 2024 with the highest probability of A proposal with a price increase of 161.30 K/GJ without VAT. It was agreed upon by both shareholders, i.e. the city of Plzeň as the majority owner and the company EP Infrastructure, as as the owner with a minority stake. The final approval requires the consent of the general assembly of Plzesk Teplrensk, which will be held on November 28, 2023.
While the original board of directors of Plzesk teplrensk proposed to increase the price of heat for the year 2024 for residents by 240 K per GJ without VAT, which is an increase of about 40 percent, a new agreement with the second joint venture with an increase of (28.3 percent of the average heat price in Pilsen) 161.30 K/GJ without VAT, requested by the Pilsen city council Owned Golwhich is in charge of the area of loading with property and management of property areas of the city of Pilsen.
They managed to reduce the prices by about an eighth compared to the original proposal. One was very hard, but constructive. Our goal is for Plzeň to have the best heat price in the Czech Republic, responded the mayor Roman Zarzyck. A Pilsen resident will pay 626.67 K/GJ with VAT for heat from Plzesk teplrensk in 2023, i.e. 569.34 K/GJ without VAT.
According to Plzesk teplrensk, the reason for the price increase is the matter. The commodity heat will be deeply lost, thus leading to the collapse of significant state support for the heating industry, which means the loss of hundreds of millions of crowns for the Plzeň heating plant. According to the thermal plant, it is therefore necessary to continue the decarbonization process, which requires a total investment of around seven billion crowns in the facilities of the Plzeň thermal plant.
The price of heat from Plzesk teplrensk zstv is not long-term in the Czech Republic, for example, in 2023 it averaged around 600 crowns per GJ, while the national average was around 1200 K per GJ. On the day of the strike, the price for piblin did not reach 54,000 households in Pilsen last year, with the price of heat from the Pilsen heating plant only reaching five percent.
Text: Eva Barborkov