Hamburg Energy

Proportion of costs continues to grow the new figures of the Federal Statistical Office show: the trend of the electricity price rises of recent years continues unabated. As the real estate portal, the demands of the energy companies totaled in March 2008 to the highest level of ever. Unlike commercial electricity customers the price increases were for private customers but limited. The average had to large companies and industrial groups 9.07 cents per kilowatt-hour at which pay providers and 5.8 percent more than in the comparison year, individuals paid 2007 for supplying her apartment ( guides/Encyclopaedia/apartment) in the cut 16,49 cents per kilowatt hour and were burdened by a price increase by 2.4 percent compared to the previous year. This trend is set to continue 2010.

Already in November, the energy supplier EWE and Vattenfall have announced price increases. Raising the level of costs to amount in EWE up to 14 percent. As the Group announced that the higher costs are due to increased net fees and a greater share of renewable energy in the electricity mix. Vattenfall also justified its price increases with a reference to the law on renewable energies (EEG). Individuals are therefore in Berlin in the future 5.9 percent and 4.4 percent must pay more for their primary care in Hamburg. For commercial customers is the rise of in prices both in Berlin and Hamburg on about 8.9 percent. Only RWE, at least number two among the energy companies in Germany, announced initially still no price increase. More information: contact: Lisa Neumann University Service GmbH barefoot streets 12 04109 Leipzig Tel: + 49/341/49288-240 fax: + 49/341/49288-59