PSE operations vs. transmission tariff and electricity bills
Maintaining the required quality parameters of the supplied electricity and ensuring the safety of the NPS operation involves the need to purchase system services provided by electricity producers.
Expenditures related to the transmission activities, i.e. operating costs and capital expenditures, are financed according to the principles set forth in the applicable legal regulations, and the expenditures are covered with revenues from the transmission services received based on the company's Tariff approved by the President of the ERO .
The company's tariff is a set of prices and fee rates as well as the conditions for their application, prepared annually based on the planned, justified costs of business, and the return on capital employed in the transmission activities to finance investment projects. The costs forming the basis for the calculation of the transmission service fees are subject to an assessment by the President of the ERO, who approves the Tariff in the course of the administrative proceedings.
- calculated by the TSO based on the costs of the PSE's transmission activities and return on capital,
- determined by the President of ERO and not related directly to the PSE’s business – a RES fee related to ensuring availability of electricity from renewable sources in the NPS; in 2020, the RES fee rate was PLN 0/MWh,
- determined by the competent minister for energy and not related directly to the PSE's business – oa cogeneration fee related to ensuring availability of electricity from high-efficiency cogeneration in the NPS; in 2020, the cogeneration fee was PLN 1.39/MWh.
- defined in the Act on the rules for the compensation of costs incurred by generating entities in connection with early termination of long-term contracts, not directly related to the PSE’s business – a transitional fee related to the service of making the NPS available.
Revenues from RES, cogeneration and transitional fees collected by PSE are transferred in full to the Settlement Administrator for further redistribution to electricity generating entities.