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Rise in power costs: reinforcement of assist schemes for companies

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To deal with the distinctive rise in power costs and assist the businesses affected, the Authorities is mobilizing and strengthening the help techniques for the tip of 2022 and 2023. This follows a number of weeks discussions with skilled federations, native authorities, parliamentarians and the European Fee.

Certainly, the costs on the fuel and electrical energy markets for deliveries in 2023 are nonetheless at costs nearly ten instances increased than these of 2020.

Help measures for companies for the fee of electrical energy and fuel payments for the tip of 2022

TICFE and ARENH

All firms profit from the discount in taxation on electrical energy (TICFE) to its European authorized minimal and from the ARENH mechanism (120TWh).

Tariff defend for VSEs

For firms with lower than 10 staff, two million euros in turnover and having an electrical energy meter with an influence of lower than 36 kVA, are eligible for the tariff defend for people. To learn from it, the corporate should strategy the power provider.

Assist desk for paying electrical energy and fuel payments

All firms can profit till December 31, 2022, from help with the fee of electrical energy payments as much as 4 million euros.

Ask for assistance on the web site impots.gouv.fr

For the months of September and October 2022, the help utility counter is open. The counter for the next interval (November – December 2022) might be open initially of 2023.

The standards to qualify of this support have been simplified. Now, to profit from it:

  • the power value through the support utility interval (September and/or October 2022) will need to have elevated by 50% in comparison with the common value paid in 2021,
  • the corporate’s power expenditure through the support utility interval should symbolize greater than 3% of its 2021 turnover.

The quantity of support corresponds for this installment to 50% of the distinction between the 2021 invoice elevated by 50% and the 2022 invoice, throughout the restrict of 70% of 2021 consumption.

For firms with increased power prices, enhanced support might be mobilized for a most quantity of €50 million, and as much as €150 million for sectors uncovered to the chance of carbon leakage. The standards are:

  • the power value through the support utility interval (September and/or October 2022) will need to have elevated by 50% in comparison with the common value paid in 2021,
  • have 2021 power bills representing greater than 3% of 2021 income or power bills for the first half of 2022 representing greater than 6% of first-half 2022 income,
  • have a gross working surplus both damaging or down 40% over the interval. Particulars can be found on the web site impots.gouv.fr.

For support as much as 50 million eurosthe quantity corresponds to 65% of the distinction between the 2021 invoice elevated by 50% and the 2022 invoice, throughout the restrict of 70% of 2021 consumption.

For support as much as 150 million eurosthe quantity corresponds to 80% of the distinction between the 2021 invoice plus 50% and the 2022 invoice, as much as a restrict of 70% of 2021 consumption.

For the months of September and October 2022, and for these giant energy-consuming firms, the counter might be open on the finish of November. The counter for the next interval (November – December 2022) might be open initially of 2023.

Relating to the fuel invoice : all firms can entry the identical support window capped at 4 million euros, 50 million euros and 150 million euros with these similar simplifications, and that till December 31, 2022.

Enterprise assist maintained in 2023

TICFE and ARENH

All firms will proceed to profit from the discount in taxation on electrical energy (TICFE) to its European authorized minimal and from the ARENH mechanism (100TWh).

Upkeep of the tariff defend for VSEs

The 1.5 million VSEs with lower than 10 staff, two million euros in turnover and having an electrical energy meter with an influence of lower than 36 kVA will proceed to be eligible for the tariff defend. To learn from it, the corporate should strategy the power provider.

The electrical energy damper gadget for some VSEs and for all SMEs

All VSEs that aren’t protected by the tariff defend as a result of they’ve an electrical energy meter with an influence higher than 36 kVA and all SMEs will profit from a brand new electrical energy buffer gadget:

  • these firms, whether or not they have already signed a contract or are within the strategy of renewing it, will profit from the mechanism when the reference megawatt-hour value for the market provide a part of their contract is above a stage of 325 €/MWh,
  • this shock absorber will take the type of a set support on 25% of the consumption of firms, making it attainable to compensate for the distinction between the ground value of €325/MWh and a ceiling value of €800/Mwh,
  • the shock absorber might be capped at €800/Mwh with the intention to restrict the publicity of the State finances to hovering costs: the utmost support would due to this fact be round €120/MWh for the businesses involved,
  • the worth discount induced by the electrical energy buffer might be robotically and instantly deducted from the corporate’s electrical energy invoice. Monetary compensation might be paid to power suppliers by the State through power utility costs,
  • the phrases of operation of this value buffer might be decided later, by regulation.

The assistance desk for paying electrical energy payments for ETIs and huge firms

For ETIs and huge firms, the assistance desk for paying electrical energy payments might be prolonged till the tip of 2023.

Because it considerations the fuel invoiceall firms may have entry till December 31, 2023, to the identical assist desk for the fee of fuel payments capped at 4 million euros, 50 million euros and 150 million euros

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