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District heating tariff study for the Polish energy sector. Summary report

Technical Report:

Abstract

The tariff study was initiated by the World Bank and is expected to contribute to the process of restructuring the Polish energy sector. The overall objective of the restructuring is to improve economic efficiency in the supply and use of energy. It will also involve changes in the regulatory framework, governance and ownership. The objective of the study was to provide operational guidelines and recommendations for Polish district heating tariffs in the perspective of a national energy policy and including a legal framework, other regulations, subsidies and taxes. A detailed presentation of tariffs and legal measures in Western Europe (mainly related to Denmark) is followed by proposals related to the Polish scene. Tariffs should ensure that utilities recover all costs and that the overall energy policy is implemented. It is part of a financial relation between a seller and a buyer of heat. The specific tariff must be defined by the parties involved in accordance with policy, legislation, organization and technology. Detailed recommendations are given on the legal framework and regulations, incentives and general tariff principles. It is advised that using fuel taxes and subsidies as energy-saving measures should be considered. Tariffs should be incentives to the involved parties to  More>>
Publication Date:
Aug 01, 1992
Product Type:
Technical Report
Report Number:
NEI-DK-1025
Reference Number:
SCA: 290200; 320603; PA: DK-92:001871; SN: 93000917933
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: Aug 1992
Subject:
29 ENERGY PLANNING, POLICY AND ECONOMY; 32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION; POLAND; ENERGY POLICY; DISTRICT HEATING; TARIFFS; ECONOMY; LEGAL ASPECTS; SUBSIDIES; DENMARK; TAXES; FINANCIAL INCENTIVES; PLANNING; ENERGY MANAGEMENT; ENERGY SUPPLIES; ENERGY CONSUMPTION; 290200; 320603; ECONOMICS AND SOCIOLOGY; PUBLIC UTILITIES
OSTI ID:
10110719
Research Organizations:
Danish Board of District Heating (DBDH), Odense (Denmark). Consult Poland
Country of Origin:
Denmark
Language:
English
Other Identifying Numbers:
Other: ON: DE93752752; CNN: Contract IMOe-482; TRN: DK9201871
Availability:
OSTI; NTIS
Submitting Site:
DK
Size:
65 p.
Announcement Date:
Jun 30, 2005

Technical Report:

Citation Formats

None. District heating tariff study for the Polish energy sector. Summary report. Denmark: N. p., 1992. Web.
None. District heating tariff study for the Polish energy sector. Summary report. Denmark.
None. 1992. "District heating tariff study for the Polish energy sector. Summary report." Denmark.
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title = {District heating tariff study for the Polish energy sector. Summary report}
author = {None}
abstractNote = {The tariff study was initiated by the World Bank and is expected to contribute to the process of restructuring the Polish energy sector. The overall objective of the restructuring is to improve economic efficiency in the supply and use of energy. It will also involve changes in the regulatory framework, governance and ownership. The objective of the study was to provide operational guidelines and recommendations for Polish district heating tariffs in the perspective of a national energy policy and including a legal framework, other regulations, subsidies and taxes. A detailed presentation of tariffs and legal measures in Western Europe (mainly related to Denmark) is followed by proposals related to the Polish scene. Tariffs should ensure that utilities recover all costs and that the overall energy policy is implemented. It is part of a financial relation between a seller and a buyer of heat. The specific tariff must be defined by the parties involved in accordance with policy, legislation, organization and technology. Detailed recommendations are given on the legal framework and regulations, incentives and general tariff principles. It is advised that using fuel taxes and subsidies as energy-saving measures should be considered. Tariffs should be incentives to the involved parties to work for overall least-cost solutions. Tariff regulations in the Polish district heating sector should be general, leaving details, and individual adjustments of tariffs and contracts to local conditions, to the local companies. (AB).}
place = {Denmark}
year = {1992}
month = {Aug}
}