The Superintendency of Electricity (SIE) announced this Friday that it will carry out investigations to determine whether the distribution companies of that service (EDE) violated the regulations in force on the period of billing to the clients.
This Friday, Free Journal published a story in which a client of the Edesur and another of the Edeeste denounced that they billed the electricity consumed in December at the cost established by the SIE for the quarter January-March 2022.
The superintendency informed that it will take the pertinent steps with its Regulation and Legal Directorate, with the aim that they take the aforementioned complaints and carry out investigations with the agents of the National Interconnected Electricity Sector (SENI) involved in the situation.
Last October the SIE, by mandate of the Electricity Pact, began the dismantling of the tariff subsidy, announcing a first readjustment in the price per kilowatt hour (kWh) for the November-December two-month period and a more recent one for the first quarter of 2022.
However, in cases of billing received by this means, relative to the consumption of last December and three days of January, the aforementioned distribution companies charged users the price of kWh at the prices established in the new readjustment.
The SIE He assured that he will investigate “if the situation and if the practice denounced in these cases conflicts or not with the current regulations regarding the provisions for invoices and their periods.”