Energy consumers in Germany already felt the consequences of the Russian war of aggression in Ukraine in the first half of 2022.
In the case of electricity, on the other hand, the lower EEG surcharge dampened the price increase. For households, the prices rose by only 1.9 percent, the rest had to pay 19.3 percent more. The office put the average electricity price for household customers at 33.50 cents per kilowatt hour. The rest paid an average of 19.86 cents.