2020-10-18

Shanxi issues new policies to reduce electricity costs to support strategic emerging industries

By yqqlm yqqlm

On October 16, the reporter learned from a press conference held by the Shanxi Provincial Government Information Office that with the consent of the Shanxi Provincial Party Committee and the Provincial Government, Shanxi Provincial Energy Bureau, Shanxi Provincial Development and Reform Commission, Shanxi Provincial Department of Industry and Information Technology, Shanxi State-owned Operation Company jointly issued the”Strategic Emerging Industry Electricity Price Mechanism Implementation Plan” (hereinafter referred to as the”Implementation Plan”).

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The overall goal of the”Implementation Plan” is to adhere to Market direction, government guidance, and the principles of overall planning and order, through innovative power trading mechanisms, to achieve the target of a terminal power price of 0.3 yuan/kWh for 14 strategic emerging industry users with power voltage levels of 110 kV and above. Around this goal, the program content mainly has three aspects of policy measures:

1. Support power generation companies to tap cost advantages through supporting measures

Emerging industry companies implement fully competitive trading in the market for electricity consumption. Supporting measures include:the number of utilization hours that power generation companies can participate in transactions is not limited; power generation units that use low thermal coal are encouraged to participate in transactions as a priority; and they are encouraged to participate in transactions in the form of wind and fire bundling.

Second, formulate management measures for the filing of strategic emerging industry enterprises

The 14 strategic emerging industry clusters identified by Shanxi Province are the transformation and development of Shanxi A powerful engine must concentrate superior resources, gather all forces, and give priority to development. The”Implementation Plan” clearly stated that in accordance with the negative list mechanism, Shanxi Provincial Department of Industry and Information Technology shall formulate the management measures for the filing of strategic emerging industry enterprises (products) to ensure that all eligible enterprises enjoy policy dividends.

3. Selection of electricity sales companies to provide high-quality electricity sales services for strategic emerging industrial enterprises

The reform of electricity sales side is Shanxi ProvinceImportant content of the power system reform. Since the launch of the electricity sales market in 2017, a two-tier power market mechanism has been basically established. There are currently 249 electricity sales companies listed. Enter the market catalog. Practice has shown that electricity sales companies have played an active role in helping power users interpret the rules of the power market, improving the bargaining power of small and medium-sized users, and smoothing power deviations, which has greatly improved the sense of market reform for power users. Therefore, the”Implementation Plan” clearly and publicly selects a group of power sales companies with excellent technical services and strong comprehensive strength to provide users with power sales services and promote the transfer of all reform dividends to the users.

(Hu Xiaodong, CCTV reporter)

(edited by Wang Yiran)