The mayor of Szolnok addressed the city’s residents in a Facebook post about the effects of the energy crisis. The city would make drastic cost cuts, and the planned measures will be decided on Thursday by the Szolnok assembly.
Ferenc Szalay reported that the rise in energy prices will mean an additional HUF 700 million (EUR 1.75 million) in expenditure in Szolnok on top of the HUF 777 million (EUR 1.88 million) planned for this year. What is more, next year, at current prices, they will have to set aside HUF 4.1 to 4.7 billion (EUR 9.9-11.4 million) for gas and electricity, Portfolio reports.
The following steps will be decided at Thursday’s general assembly:
The above steps are expected to save 34 percent of electricity consumption and 26 percent of gas consumption.
Source: Portfolio, Telex