Electricity Prices in Europe


Electricity Prices, Household Consumers, first half 2019

In some countries, particularly Germany and Denmark special taxes make up a large part of the household consumer electricity price.

The plot below compares Industry, Household and Wholesale prices in selected countries. It is clear that the wholesale prices are similar in all countries but the consumer prices are very different because of policy differences and taxes with hosueholds in some contries paying taxes subsidies for renewable energy.