Households pay less for Gas and electricity | Housing

natural gas has recently become significantly cheaper. Household customers can now benefit from the lower prices. But not all, like comparison portals have been

Households pay less for Gas and electricity | Housing

natural gas has recently become significantly cheaper. Household customers can now benefit from the lower prices. But not all, like comparison portals have been identified.

Munich (Reuters) - the decline in The price of natural gas is now also in the house hold in Germany. However, only in a limited scope, such as Internet comparison portals have been observed.

According to calculations from Check24 is the average price of gas fell in the first half of 2020 to three percent. For an annual consumption of 20,000 kilowatt hours a family has to pay in June in the section 1195 Euro. In January, it was reported to be 42 Euro more.

The purchase prices of the supplier are the Check24-according to analysts, since the beginning of the year to 65 percent. "For customers that obtain their Gas from the primary care, is not this reduction in price so far," said Lasse Schmid, managing Director of energy at Check24. In the basic supply of Gas had become in the first half of the year 2020 in some cases even more expensive. Of more than 700 primary care providers 52 have raised their prices since January. The price increases in height from an average of 5.3 percent relating to almost 900,000 households.

come to The comparison portal Verivox is in his calculations, slightly different Numbers. Accordingly, the average price fell at a consumption of 20,000 kilowatt-hours since the beginning of the year to 5.8 percent. "The steadily rising gas prices have fallen to the level of 18 months ago," said Verivox-energy expert Valerian bird. Such a rapid price drop, it had been the last time in 2009.

When current has a determined Verivox a slight drop in prices this year. The average price for 4000 kilowatt-hours decreased from January to June by 0.5 percent. Again, more expensive electricity to customers became, however, in primary care, on average, by 3.5 percent. Also Check24 observed an increase in the price of Electricity in primary care. Since January, 677, would have increased from approximately 900 primary care providers their prices - by an average of 6.8 percent.

power and Gas in primary care are usually very expensive. According to Figures of the Federal network Agency, more than a quarter of the households with electricity had a such a standard tariff, in the case of Gas, it was only 18 percent.

In the year of comparison has been determined by the Federal Statistical office, a rise in electricity and gas prices for households. Accordingly, the current in may was 4.2 percent higher than in the prior-year period. Natural gas rose in price by 1.7 percent. Because at the same time, prices for heating oil, 30 percent fell was household energy in total, year-on-year to 1.8 per cent cheaper.

pricing analysis of Check24

pricing analysis Verivox

Updated Date: 17 June 2020, 10:34

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