Social Residential Tariff
Under the Decision of the Minister of Environment, Energy and Climate Change, No Δ5-ΗΛ/Β/Φ29/16027/6.8.10, as amended with the Decision of the Ministry of Environment and Energy, No ΥΠΕΝ/ΥΠΡΓ/892/152/08.01.2018, the Social Residential Tariff is granted for the protection of vulnerable consumers’ groups.
This tariff is granted by all Electricity Suppliers only for the beneficiaries’ principle residence.
All beneficiary consumers, irrespective of their chosen Electricity Supplier, can submit an application to be included in the Social Residential Tariff via the website of IDIKA SA (e-Government Center for Social Security Services). A requirement for the submission of the application is the electricity bill to be issued either in the applicant’s or his/her spouse’s name.
Everyone included in the Social Residential Tariff, following their application submitted to IDIKA SA, is required to re-submit an application once a year, within one (1) month from the expiry of the deadline, set in the applicable provisions or extended in any way, for the filing of income tax declarations for natural persons; in this case the inclusion requirements for the Social Residential Tariff are reviewed.
Under the Decision of the Minister of Environment, Energy and Climate Change, No Δ5/ΗΛ/Β/Φ29/οικ.23823/23.12.2013, in case of an announcement for short-term reduction measures of particulate matter emissions by the Minister of Environment, Energy and Climate Change for the Region of Attica or the competent Regional Governor for the territory of all the other Regions in the country, the charge for energy consumption regarding the Social Residential Tariff competitive part is zero for the beneficiaries living in the application territory of said measures for twice the number of days compared to the application period of these measures.