An energy check and a tariff shield intended for households, but also a range of aid for businesses. Alongside Elisabeth Borne, during the Prime Minister’s announcements on Wednesday September 14, Bruno Le Maire, the Minister of the Economy, confirmed the continuation of aid in 2023 for companies penalized by the surge in oil prices. energy. These subsidies will differ according to the size of the companies. The smallest, those whose turnover is less than 2 million euros and which employ ten employees at most – there are 1.5 million in total – “will continue to benefit from access to tariffs regulated ,” he confirmed. As for larger and so-called “energy-intensive” companies (the most energy-consuming), they can also claim aid according to certain criteria. These companies must submit energy bills representing at least 3% of their turnover. Or a higher gas and electricity bill compared to 2021 and profits that have fallen in the previous month.