In August 2018, the key findings were:
Several changes took place in the electricity market this month. The most significant ones were:
- An 8% price decrease in Bucharest due to a decrease in the energy component;
- A 3% price decrease in Madrid;
- A 2% price decrease in Warsaw due to a decrease in the energy component.
- A 5% price increase in Tallinn due to an increase in the energy component;
- A 4% price increase in Stockholm due to an increase in the energy component;
- A 3% price increase in Nicosia due to an increase in the energy component;
- A 3% price increase in Dublin;
- A 2% price increase in Prague and Rome due to increases in the energy components.
The most significant changes that took place in the gas market this month were as follows:
- A 6% price increase in Dublin;
- A 4% price increase in Bucharest, due to an increase in the energy component;
- A 1% price increase in Warsaw, due to changes in the energy and distribution components;
- A 1% price increase in Copenhagen and Rome due to increases in the energy component;
- A 1% price increase in Athens, Lisbon and Madrid.
Read how the economic turmoil and changing wholesale prices have impacted the residential energy bills from the monthly HEPI report as well as a Story of the Month: XBID – Successful Go-Live for a Cross-Border Intraday Market Project
Who is paying the most? Who is paying the least?
Where are prices heading in Europe?
Capitals included in the study
AT Austria - Vienna
BE Belgium - Brussels
BG Bulgaria - Sofia
HR Croatia - Zagreb
CY Cyprus - Nicosia
CZ Czech Republic - Prague
DK Denmark - Copenhagen
EE Estonia - Tallinn
FI Finland - Helsinki
FR France - Paris
DE Germany - Berlin
GB Great Britain - London
GR Greece - Athens
HU Hungary - Budapest
IE Ireland - Dublin
IT Italy - Rome
LV Latvia - Riga
LT Lithuania - Vilnius
LU Luxembourg - Luxembourg City
MT Malta - Valletta
ME Montenegro - Podgorica
NL Netherlands - Amsterdam
PL Poland - Warsaw
PT Portugal - Lisbon
RO Romania - Bucharest
RS Serbia - Belgrade
SK Slovakia - Bratislava
SI Slovenia - Ljubljana
ES Spain - Madrid
SE Sweden - Stockholm
CH Switzerland - Bern
UA Ukraine - Kyiv
Tips for using the visualisation:
- Table 1 represents the latest month's price data for residential electricity and gas customers, while Table 2 contains the historical price data.
- Explore the visualisation city by city or compare cities of your choosing by using the tick boxes on the list on the left.
- The individual graphs can be expanded for closer view by clicking the Focus mode icon on the right-top corner of each graph.