News Digest Item
15 May 2017

“Power in rural areas more expensive than in cities”


Electricity in rural areas costs on average 2 percent more than in German cities, writes price comparison website verivox in a press release. Households consuming 4,000 kilowatt hours (kWh) per year on average paid 1,138 euros in rural areas, while the same households in cities paid 1,121 euros. The reason was different grid fees, according to verivox.

Find the press release in German here.

For background read the CLEW factsheet What German households pay for power.

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