In recent months electricity bills have changed a lot and it is normal that it is increasingly difficult to understand them, so we decided to help you by bringing these definitions closer to you.
On the first page of your Evergreen Electric bill you will find: Your amount to pay, the invoiced period, your contract number, the contracted power, the supply information and our contact information.
On the second page you can see the details of all the charges that make up the final price of your bill. Here are their definitions:
Term Power Tariff Access
This is a fixed cost that is linked to the power section of your electrical installation, and that you will pay every month whether or not you use it. Electrical power is measured in kilowatts (kW) and in simple words, it determines the number of appliances you can run at the same time. La potencia eléctrica se mide en kilovatios (kW) y en simples palabras, determina el número de electrodomésticos que puedes tener en funcionamiento a la vez.
It is calculated by multiplying your contracted power by the number of days of the invoiced period by the price of the corresponding power.
Term Energy Tariff Access
Also known as the “tolls”. These are regulated prices intended to recover the costs of the transmission and distribution networks and are determined by the CNMC. In other words, the regulated costs, which include, among others, the cost of the transmission and distribution networks, the promotion of renewable energies, the higher cost of production in non-peninsular systems, the annuities to recover the tariff deficit. These costs are incorporated into what is currently called the access fee.
Variable Energy Term
In this there are two terms: energy consumption and the Royal Decree Law 10/2022 adjustment.
- Power consumption: This is the power consumption. It has 3 periods for private clients, and 6 periods for companies. It is calculated by taking the consumption in kW of each period and multiplying it by the price of energy in each of those periods.
- Adjustment Royal Decree Law 10/2022: Corresponds to a law where the gas used to produce energy will have a price cap subsidized by the government. The difference between the gas cap price and the market price is paid by final consumers. You can read more information about this measure here
Different terms are found in this category:
- Postage charge: It is the charge that is charged for sending the invoices by post. (If you receive them by email you will not see this charge reflected).
- Social bono contribution: Corresponds to a tax established by the government aimed at helping groups at risk of social exclusion.
It is a tax established by the government of 0.5% that applies to the total of your consumption of your energy and power.
Distributor Equipment Rental
This concept corresponds to the rental of the meter, you must pay it only if you are not the owner of the meter. (In most cases the meters are owned by the distributor)
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