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Ireland has fourth highest electricity prices in the EU: Eurostat

Tom Crisp Editor

A report by Eurostat has revealed that Ireland had the fourth highest average household electricity prices in the EU during H1 2017 at €23.10 per 100kWh. Ireland was behind Denmark (€30.50), Germany (€30.50) and Belgium (€28), but above the EU average of €20.40. While Irish prices were relatively high, there was a slight year-on-year decrease of 0.6%. The report also revealed that taxes and levies made up 20% of a typical Irish bill, notably lower than the EU average of 37%. Ireland was found ...

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