In August 2019, the key findings were:
The most significant changes that took place in the electricity market this month were as follows:
A 6% price decrease in Nicosia, due to a decrease in the energy component;
A 2% price decrease in London;
A 2% price increase in Tallinn, due to an increase in the energy component;
A 1% price decrease in Copenhagen, due to decreases in the energy and distribution components;
A 1% price decrease in Madrid;
A 1% price increase in Paris;
A 1% price increase in Stockholm, due to an increase in the energy component;
A 1% price increase in Rome, due to changes in the energy and energy taxes components.
The changes taking place in the gas market this month being as follows:
A 2 % price decrease in London and Madrid;
A 1% price decrease in Vienna, Brussels and Copenhagen, due to decreases in the energy component;
A 1% price decrease in Paris;
A 1% price decrease in Dublin, due to decreases in the energy and distribution components.
Read how the economic turmoil and changing wholesale prices have impacted the residential energy bills from the monthly HEPI report.
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.