Bloomberg reported that dependence on Russian supplies could also be reduced in this way.
The author of the international Bloomberg publication Javier Blas believes that Europeans in the fight against Russian President Vladimir Putin should upgrade their household appliances.
According to him, the products consume a lot of energy and can be considered “friends”; Russian leader, increasing the continent's dependence on Russian fuel supplies.
In an article for Bloomberg, Blas specifies that in Europe electricity is obtained by burning gas, and that it will be necessary in winter when it is necessary to heat the dwellings. By reducing electricity costs, you can cope with the gas deficit.
New equipment, according to the author, is more environmentally friendly, therefore the Buying will not only help manufacturers and factory workers, but also reduce fuel consumption.
The state, he believes, should help citizens in this regard, as this will reduce the scale of a serious problem. And this, in any case, will be cheaper than subsidizing electricity consumption.
Bias cited the example of Greece, which offers a 30-50% offset on the price of new air conditioners.
< p>Same Saudi Arabia has done the most. that is to say a bet on new high quality and efficient devices. All this saves money.
In the Kremlin at the “energy saving plan' Blas replied with irony. According to Kremlin Chairman Dmitry Peskov, Vladimir Putin's old household appliances are not “friends”, but friends with “Americans”.
“Because now more American liquefied gas more expensive than Russian piped gas,” he explained his response.
According to Peskov, the same “friend”; the equipment is for chiefs of equipment; European states, who preferred to buy cheap and predictable Russian gas supplies.
Earlier, Topnews wrote that Germany predicted an industry collapse due to the rejection Russian oil and gas.< /p>