Electricity and gas prices are currently one of the most talked about topics in the media. As we have been monitoring, markets are inconsistent and this has led to record figures.
Electricity prices in the European Union rose in the 1st half of the year and gas prices retreated. Find out how Portugal is doing.
The average prices of domestic electricity in the European Union (EU) increased to 21.9 euros / 100kWh and gas prices dropped to 6.9 euros / 100kWh in the first half of this year compared to the same period last year, Eurostat revealed today.
According to the data, in the EU, electricity prices increased from 21.3 euros per 100kWh in the first half of 2020 to 21.9 euros / 100kWh in the first six months of 2021.
Gas prices for domestic consumption dropped from 6.5 € / 100kWh to 6.4 € / 100kWh.
Portugal ranks eighth in the electricity price list
Our country ranks eighth in the electricity price list. According to Eurostat, in Portugal the price of electricity was €20.8 / 100kWh for domestic use. In terms of gas, our country occupies the third position, with a value of 7.6 euros, having, in both cases, retreated from the 21.2 euros and 7.8 euros registered in the same period of 2020.
After all, the price of electricity in Portugal was reduced from 21.2 € / 100kWh to 20.8 € / 100kWh and gas from 7.8 € / 100kWh to 7.6 € / 100kWh and, in both cases, including taxes and taxes.
Germany has the highest energy values with €31.9 / 100kWh, followed by Denmark with €29, Belgium with €27 and Ireland with €25.6.
Hungary was the one with the lowest domestic electricity price at €10 / 100kWh. Bulgaria follows with €10.2 and Malta with €12.8.
With regard to natural gas prices for domestic consumption, these fell in 20 of the 23 Member States that send data to Eurostat, with Lithuania (2.8 € / 100kWh), Latvia (3 €) and Hungary ( €3.11) charging consumers the lowest prices and the Netherlands (€9.6), Denmark (€9) and Portugal (€7.6) showing the highest costs among Member States.