Not many changes took place in the electricity market this month. The most significant ones were:

  • A 3% price increase in Nicosia, due to increases in the energy and distribution components;
  • A 2% price increase in Tallinn, due to an increase in the energy component;
  • A 1% price increase in Paris.


The most significant changes that took place in the gas market this month were as follows: 

  • A 3% price decrease in Athens, due to a decrease in the energy component;
  • A 1% price decrease in Copenhagen, due to a decrease in the energy component; 
  • A 2% price increase in Prague, due to an increase in the energy component.

Read how the economic turmoil and changing wholesale prices have impacted the residential energy bills from the monthly HEPI report + Story of the Month: Reassignment of the Swedish electricity market players’ roles


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Last updated: 28 Feb 2018


Last updated: 28 Feb 2018


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.