the State will subsidize more than half of the costs of business and citizens on the translation of transport from gasoline to natural gas (methane). This decree was signed by Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin.

Specifies that the new procedure implies the increase in the current year standards subsidies doubled from the current 30% to 60% of the total cost of the work.

This will affect the cost of citizens and enterprises of small and average business of vehicle conversion.

Affect the document and public transport, and utility equipment.

the decision prostimulirujte transfer of transport from gasoline to natural gas and will support the demand for this type of fuel from businesses and citizens that believe in the Cabinet.

the State relies on gas – the state program “energy Development” provides for an increase in the consumption of methane as motor fuel up to 2.7 billion cubic meters at the end of 2024. At the same time is working on the development of the necessary infrastructure. For five years in Russia should be built about 1.3 thousand gas stations.

Previously to the publication RBK reported that the energy Ministry has proposed such a move as anti-crisis measures and explained that the transition to use of LPG fuel can significantly reduce the cost of car owners for gasoline and diesel. Also 30% of the costs to citizens or business proposed to compensate for the expense of marketing programs of the company “Gazprom gas fuel” (the main supplier of gas to transport). Motorists, therefore, will pay only 10% of the cost of gas.