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Euro end-users reap benefits of wholesale liberalisation

European industries and households paid less for power and gas in 2016 than they did the year before as a result of better-functioning wholesale markets European industries and households paid less for power and gas in 2016 than they did the year before as a result of better-functioning wholesale markets.
By Andreas Walstad 25 October 2017 0 28109
Gas prices for households and industry in EU member states
Electricity prices for households and industry in EU member states

European industries and households paid less for power and gas in 2016 than they did the year before as a result of better-functioning wholesale markets, according to regulators. 

The Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (ACER) and the Council of European Energy Regulators (CEER) noted in a statement this week that European households paid 8.4% less for gas on...