Liberalized market

The liberalization of the electricity market allows the customers to choose their supplier on the liberalized market and to negotiate the electricity price by signing a contract for electricity supply. 
The liberalization of the electricity market in Republic of Macedonia took place in several stages:
  • In 2007 the customers that are directly connected to the transmission network started procuring a part of their need for electricity on the on the open market, until 01.01.2008 when they started procuring their overall electricity need. 
  • On 1st of April 2014 total of 222 customers that had over 50 employees and total yearly income or total assets over 10 million euros in denar equivalent acquired an obligation to procure their needs of electricity on the liberalized market from a supplier of their choice. 
Next steps of the liberalization of the small consumers (companies with less than 50 employees and less than 10 million euros in denar equivalent total yearly income or total assets) and households are: