The electricity cost of the households in Germany are the same. According to calculations by the Internet-comparison and placement portal "Verivox" the cost of household electricity in the new German länder for the first time, a little less than in West Germany. For many years this was reversed. The Portal took into account in his comparison, each of the prices of basic utilities and the 30 most important TRANS-regional electricity provider for an annual consumption of 4000 kilowatt-hours.1189 Euro in the East, 1202 euros in the West
A Four-person household with an annual consumption of 4000 kilowatt-hours needed in the East of Germany currently, an average of 1189 Euro numbers. In the West German länder, the same amount of electricity was an average of 1202 euros, 1.1 percent more expensive. Yet 2017, the cost gap between East and West amounted to about 4 per cent to the detriment of consumers in the new countries.
According to the calculations of the comparison portal "Check24" need to muster consumers in the new countries, but a higher proportion of their disposable income for the household energy. The West German single households use 3.8 percent of their purchasing power for electricity and Gas, in the new countries, 4.6 per cent.the biggest rise in the Saarland
in Germany the cost of electricity rose, according to "Verivox" in the last twelve months by 1.4 per cent. The prices, however, developed in the East and the West are different. While they rose in the West: annual consumption of 4000 kilowatt hours by an average of 1.7 percent, declined in the East, by 0.2 percent.
EEG levy rises to power in Germany is more expensive
In the three States had become current in the last twelve months-effective: in Brandenburg (minus 2.7 percent), Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania (minus 1.8 percent) and Bavaria (minus 0.7 percent). Overall, the price level in Germany is still very high. In Europe, according to statistics Agency, only the Danes, Eurostat and more.Federal-wide harmonisation of network charges
One reason for the decline in prices, the development of the network charges to be. "The political decision on the transmission network charges bodies nationwide step of the way, and to distribute the costs of the energy transition evenly, is bearing fruit," said Valerian bird, energy expert of "Verivox". Since 2019, the charges for large transmission networks, which constitute a part of the total management costs will be unified nationwide. From 1. January 2023 to be in Germany, everywhere the same.
The charges for the construction and operation of the cables, the consumers pay through their electricity bill. Overall, they account for about 22 percent of the price of Electricity and, according to the Federal network Agency's regional differences. Especially in Parts of Northern and Eastern Germany are relatively high. The reasons for the different network charges are extremely complex. The nets are in the East of Germany, often to large sized. In addition, the network would have to be distributed in sparsely populated areas the cost to less users than in urban regions.the Opposite
"Verivox" according to 2017 in the West cost 274 euros net for a Four-person household is due, in the East, 339 Euro. Since then, the development of the network during opposite cost. In the old länder, they have risen by around 5 per cent to 287 Euro in the new on the other hand, 11 percent to 301 Euro has fallen.
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