Kyivenergo's consumers form 25% of debts for heating in country
The debt of Ukrainian households for heating services as of June 1, 2017 totaled UAH 3.8 billion, and 25% of which were formed consumers of public joint-stock company Kyivenergo, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Regional Development, Construction, Housing and Utilities Services Hennadiy Zubko has said.
"If we take debts of households, I am concerned about Kyiv city. 25% of all debts in the amount of UAH 3.8 billion as of June 1, was formed by Kyivenergo… If we take income of Kyiv residents [UAH 8,751 as of early heating season], I worry about the state of payments. For example, in Rivne the [average] salary is UAH 4,500, and the level of payments is 112%," Zubko said at a phone meeting with participation of the Ukrainian prime minister in Kyiv on Monday.
He said that the issue of the debt of Kyiv residents should be worked out by managers of Kyivenergo.
"I think that this is the question not to Kyiv residents, but to Kyivenergo: how it works with the subscribers' departments, how it accrues and collects the money… The price of gas is equal for all heating companies around the country. I would like to ask to work out the issue at the level of [Kyivenergo's] managers," he said.