76 companies will receive compensation for electricity prices

The highest contribution will go to U.S. Steel Košice.

U.S. Steel Košice workers have announced a strike alert, demanding a salary increase. U.S. Steel Košice workers have announced a strike alert, demanding a salary increase. (Source: TASR)

As many as 76 energy-intensive companies will receive financial compensation. A total of €40 million will be redistributed, the SITA newswire reported.

These companies are active in the iron and steel industry, the metallurgy of non-iron metals, cement production, the chemical industry, paper and wood pulp production, the wood industry, and recycling.

U.S. Steel will receive the most

Compensation totals depend on the real electricity consumption. The highest sum will go to U.S. Steel Košice, which will receive €12 million.

Other compensation will go to companies like Slovnaft, Mondi SCP Ružomberok, Železiarne Podbrezová, CRH Slovensko, Bekaert Slovakia, Považská cementáreň, Johns Manville Slovakia, Bekaert Hlohovec, and Metsa Tissue Slovakia.

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