The Town Council gets a saving on the electricity bill of 460,000 euros in six months
The councillors for Alternative Energy and Finance, Natalia Guijarro and José Marcet, described the figure as "very important and has confirmed the saving predictions that were announced when presenting the proposals," said Marcet.
The councilman for Alternative Energy said that the saving had essentially three pillars, the entry into the free market in electricity companies, the negotiation of the Department of Finance and the enterprise; specific measures that the City Council has done for energy optimization and completion of payment of electricity bills to secondary education high schools in the city, which the Regional Government had to pay and so far, the City Council was paying.
Natalia Guijarro explained that the work was made jointly with the municipal engineering department and announced that "a portion of the saving achieved will be used to improve the electrical installations, and they will get a greater long-term saving."
Guijarro said that "we are on the right track" and that "the intention is to correct the failures of the past", including she said, "contracts assumed by the City Town Hall when corresponded to concessionaires or other public authorities, such as the light of the high schools, which historically should have been paid by the Regional Goverment ". The Councillor of Finance also stated that the debt has been settled, "Benidorm Town Council pay although our economy is not booming, but they do not have to cut off the supply of electricity or drugs as they have done in some areas of the Regional Goverment", Guijarro said adding, "that's the difference between political speeches and ways of doing things."