Tag: electricity
Macedonia 24.11.20 | 19:00

Lack of hydro power causes temporarily blackouts in Skopje

Parts of the capital Skopje were left without electricity today, as the exceptionally bad state of the hydro plants begins to affect supply. The MEPSO transportation company blamed the producing ELEM company of not supplying enough energy and lacking the reserves it needs. Hydro plants are quick to come...

Macedonia 31.10.20 | 17:44

VMRO-DPMNE with an initiative to the Constitutional Court: Do not disconnect electricity supply to affected families!

VMRO-DPMNE as a responsible political party, addressed with full attention to the issue of discriminatory attitude by the Universal Electricity Supplier and the Government that does not help the citizens by arbitrarily disconnecting electricity supply to households for unpaid electricity bills, Stojance...

Macedonia 31.10.20 | 09:59

VMRO-DPMNE to hold rally in front of the ERC against electricity price hike

Due to the incapability of the government led by SDSM and Zaev, the citizens are living poorer day by day, says VMRO-DPMNE, adding that due to the incapability of this government to deal with the pandemic since March over 40,000 citizens have lost their jobs and are left without any income. About 100,000...

Macedonia 28.10.20 | 16:45

Tone deaf: MEPSO manager wants further energy price hikes, complains that “her own electricity bill has also gone up”

An incredibly tone deaf statement came from Eva Sukleva, the head of the MEPSO energy transportation company. When asked about the steep 7.4 percent electricity price hike, the exceptionally well renumerated manager replied that “my own electricity bill is increased as well”. The price of...

Macedonia 06.10.20 | 21:10

VMRO-DPMNE protest: Thousands of citizens demand the return of the old price of electricity

VMRO-DPMNE, with the support of the citizens, staged Tuesday a new protest against the electricity price hike. The protest started at 6 pm, starting from the Sports Center “Jane Sandanski” to the Energy Regulatory Commission. Thousands of citizens formed convoys of vehicles and together...

Macedonia 06.10.20 | 19:38

VMRO-DPMNE demands Bislimovski’s resignation

Vladimir Gjorcev from VMRO DPMNE demanded the return of the old price of electricity and the resignation of the President of the Regulatory Commission Marko Bislimovski. Tonight, the largest opposition party staged a new protest in Skopje due to the increase in the price of electricity in Macedonia. VMRO...

Macedonia 06.10.20 | 10:24

VMRO-DPMNE holds a drive-through protest against the electricity price hike

VMRO-DPMNE will stage a motorized protest against the steep electricity price hike. Protesters will head out at 18h from the Jane Sandanski sports center in Skopje’s Aerodrom district, downtown to the Regulatory Commission office. The Commission ordered a 7.4 percent electricity price increase...

Macedonia Economy 02.10.20 | 22:35

Protesters block the Tetovo – Gostivar highway in revolt against the electricity price hike

Protesters blocked the Tetovo – Gostivar highway for one hour this afternoon, in revolt against the steep increase of the electricity prices mandated by the Energy regulatory committee. The 7.4 percent hike was announced shortly after the general elections during which the ruling SDSM party campaigned...

Economy 25.09.20 | 22:49

Unannounced blockade of the Tetovo-Skopje highway due to electricity price hike

Without previous notice traffic on the Tetovo-Skopje highway was blocked for 30 minutes by twenty cars with some people from the “Enough is Enough” initiative who for eight weeks have been organizing public protests in the Tetovo region against the increase of electricity prices. There was...

Economy 13.09.20 | 12:42

The expensive electricity brought by Bislimovski brings money to Zaev, and poverty to the people

The expensive electricity brought by Bislimovski brings Zaev money, new motorcycles, Maybach vehicles and amenities, and poverty to the people, VMRO-DPMNE said in a press release on Sunday. The party says that tPrime Minister Zoran Zaev appointed Beslimovski to increase the electricity, and to give Kovacevski...

Macedonia 11.09.20 | 20:37

Misajlovski: The voice of the people is to reduce the price of electricity, this Regulatory Commission must resign

VMRO-DPMNE staged Friday its second protest against the increase of electricity prices. Many people joined the protest to express their revolt that the government was getting rich on their backs as they are forced to pay high electricity bills. VMRO-DPMNE Vice President Vlado Misajlovski says that...

Macedonia 11.09.20 | 15:18

PHOTO GALLERY: Protest against high electricity prices

Many Skopje citizens joined Friday’s protest organized by VMRO DPMNE against the increase of electricity prices. VMRO-DPMNE is on the street again, as we announced a few days ago, we ask the mafia government to listen to the demands of the citizens, the party’s vice president Vlado Misajlovski...

Macedonia 11.09.20 | 14:59

Strong police presence at protest against electricity price hike

Strong police forces are deployed to guard the protest against the increase of electricity prices, organized by VMRO-DPMNE. The protest is being held in front of the premises of the Energy Regulatory Commission, and the police are completely blocking the street toward the back of the Parliament building.

Macedonia 10.09.20 | 10:29

VMRO-DPMNE demands return of the old price of electricity, a VAT-free weekend and professionalization of the Energy Regulatory Commission

Reversal of the decision for increase of the electricity price, a VAT-free weekend and professionalization of the Energy Regulatory Commission were the three requests presented by VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski at Wednesday’s protest of the party in downtown Skopje. First request – return the...

Macedonia 09.09.20 | 19:50

VMRO-DPMNE made three requests to the government at the protest against the electricity price hike

Speaking at Wednesday’s protest against the increase of electricity prices, the leader of VMRO-DPMNE, Hristijan Mickoski made three requests to the Government, which he said should be answered in the coming days. First request – return  the old price of electricity. Reduce the percentage...

Macedonia 09.09.20 | 19:43

Arsovski: Electricity price paid by the citizens is being agreed at SDSM headquarters

40,000 citizens know what it means the SDSM government not helping the companies where they worked and lost their jobs. These are data that have been made publicly, stressed the spokesman of VMRO-DPMNE, Dimce Arsovski on the “Samo vistina” show on Wednesday. During the show, Arsovski showed...

Economy 14.08.20 | 22:01

Protest against electricity price hike in Skopje

Carrying banners reading “Enough is enough”, “You are torturing us”, with a march starting from two locations all the way to the government building, several hundred people took part in a protest against the increase in electricity prices. In the midst of a pandemic, with many...

Economy 13.08.20 | 18:16

Protests against the increase of electricity prices to resume Friday

Protests against the electricity prices hike will resume Friday in several cities across the country. So far, protests have been announced in Skopje, Tetovo, Kumanovo, Gostivar, Kicevo and Debar. Today, the Coordination Council asked the Energy Regulatory Commission to withdraw the decision to increase...

Economy 09.08.20 | 10:45

While the citizens pay more expensive electricity bills, the Zaev family’s companies are collecting profits

Zoran Zaev and SDSM through the more expensive electricity, which will be paid by the citizens, collect fresh money which later through tenders should be taken by companies close to the government and the Zaev family. While citizens pay expensive electricity bills, Zaev companies collect profits. If...

Economy 06.08.20 | 12:07

Bislimoski: Electricity price could have been increased by 25%

Electricity price hikes will not trigger rise in the prices of other products, because 90% of the industrial and commercial consumers purchase electricity on the free market. It means that our decision isn’t affecting these consumers. No inflationary spiral can be caused and there will be no increase...

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