Beneficiaries & Conditions

Beneficiaries


·         Persons with Low Income: Persons whose annual family income is lower than €12,000, increased by 50% for cases which the beneficiary lives permanently in an island with population under 3,100 people. This limit is increased by 3,000 euros for each child referring to the first two dependent children. Day consumption between 200 kWh and 1,500 kWh for the 4-month period.

Persons included in this category are integrated into the Vulnerable Customers and they are entitled of the Social Residential Tariff (KOT) I.

 

·         Families with 3 children: persons with three dependent children with annual family income lower than €23,500 and day consumption between 200 kWh and 1,700 kWh for the 4-month period.

Persons included in this category are integrated into the Vulnerable Customers and they are entitled of the Social Residential Tariff (KOT) I.



·         Long-term unemployed: unemployed with more than 6 months continuous unemployment period and annual family income lower than the amount of €12,000 increased by 50% for cases which the beneficiary lives permanently in an island with population under 3,100 people. This limit is increased by €3,000 for each child referring to the first two dependent children (income derived from employment prior to the unemployment period is not taken into consideration). Day consumption between 200 kWh and 1,500 kWh for the 4-month period. 

 

Persons included in this category are integrated into the Vulnerable Customers and they are entitled of the Social Residential Tariff (KOT) II.

 

·         Disabled people: persons with more than 67% handicap or persons with dependent members with handicap of more than 67% with annual family income lower than the amount of €23,500 and day consumption between 200 kWh and 1,700 kWh for the 4-month period.

 

Persons included in this category are integrated into the Vulnerable Customers and they are entitled of the Social Residential Tariff (KOT) II.

 

 

·         People on life support: people in need of medical life-support equipment that is provided at home and is essential for maintaining the patient’s life or person who has a dependent member in need of power consuming life-support equipment, with annual family income lower than €30,000 and day consumption more than 200 kWh for the 4-month period.

 

Persons included in this category are integrated into the Vulnerable Customers and they are entitled of the Social Residential Tariff (KOT) II.

 

·         Elderly people: People who have concluded their 70th year of age, provided that another person who is under this age limit is not living with them and their annual family income is lower than €25,000, increased by 50% for cases which the beneficiary lives permanently in an island with population under 3,100 people. Day consumption between 200 kWh and 1,500 kWh for the 4-month period.

 

Persons included in this category are integrated into the Vulnerable Customers.

 

·         Families with more than three children: people with more than three dependent children and annual family income lower than €26,500, increased by 50% for cases which the beneficiary lives permanently in an island with population under 3,100 people. This limit is increased by €3,000 for each child referring to the fifth and sixth dependent child and by €1,500 for each dependent child above the sixth child. Day consumption between 200 kWh and 2,500 kWh for the 4-month period.

 

Persons included in this category are integrated into the Vulnerable Customers.

 

Provision Conditions

1.     The consumption refers to the coverage of needs for the permanent residence of the beneficiary.

2.     The power supply is under the name of the beneficiary or under the name of the husband/wife.

3.     The consumption is over or equal to  200 kWh per 4-month period

4.     The total consumption for the 4-month period does not exceed the consumption limits defined for each beneficiary category. The night tariff consumption is not taken into consideration for the consumption limits. If the consumption exceeds these 4-month consumption limits then the Social Residential Tariff and the special protective measures for Vulnerable Customers will not be applied for the specific 4-month period, provided that the mean 4-month consumption on annual rolling basis exceeds the consumption limits defined for each beneficiary category based on the actual readings.

 

If the mean 4-month consumption on annual rolling basis does not exceed the consumption limits defined for each beneficiary category in terms of actual readings, then the special protective measures for Vulnerable Customers and the Social Residential Tariff are provided for the part of the 4-month consumption up to the consumption limit; whereas, the exceeding  4-month consumption period will be charged with the prices of the currently applied Power Supplier residential tariff that correspond to the total consumption.

 

Specifically, for the beneficiaries who belong to the category “People on life support”, if the limit of 2,000 kWh is exceeded, the Social Residential Tariff is applied only to the 4-month consumption period up to 2,000 kWh, while the part of the 4-month consumption period above the 2,001 kWh will be charged with the prices of the currently applied Power Supplier residential tariff that correspond to the total consumption.