“After I heard the announcement concerning the limitation of the tariff scale for electrical energy, the primary feeling was panic. My household and I stay within the provinces in a two-story home heated by fuel. If we stayed on fuel solely, our prices could be multiplied by 5. It is not out there to us.” says Agnes, justifying the partial change from housing to firewood.
Mom of two in Tolna [sud-ouest de la Hongrie], she hurried to name native sawmills and logging firms shortly after the supervisor’s announcement. Of the ten addresses contacted, just one promised him firewood. three m3 as a substitute of the specified six, with supply in September.
Agnes would not even be stunned if she bought moist wooden, as a result of logging firms additionally promote freshly minimize wooden. The worth does not hassle her both. If 54,000 forints [133 euros] them3 looks as if loads, the identical quantity would value 90,000 [222 euros] round Budapest, he stated.
Razia on stoves and fireplaces
All of the sawmills that agreed to reply us describe an unbelievable battle for timber. The sawmill in Tura, a municipality of the Budapest area, nonetheless has firewood, however 200 individuals are ready in line, and prospects are additionally shopping for moist wooden. At a sawmill in Nograd [nord du pays]firewood is at present reserved for native consumers as a result of shortages.
At timber firm Taeg Zrt., based mostly in Sopron, near the Austrian border, wooden orders elevated by 1.5 occasions, a development that began within the spring solely intensified as a result of fears of a “hectare scarcity”.