News Digest Item
28 Apr 2017

“Stagnating prices”

Süddeutsche Zeitung

Renewables support does not increase consumer power prices in Germany, Ralph Diermann writes in Süddeutsche Zeitung, based on an analysis by price comparison website While the EEG surcharge that finances renewables development has risen over the years, wind and solar have helped bring wholesale electricity prices down, Diermann writes, balancing out the cost that make up consumers’ electricity bills.  

Read the article in German here and find the analysis by in German here.

Find more information on household power prices in the CLEW factsheet What German households pay for power.

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