Prices of Energy Sources, Slovenia, 4th quater 2016

In the fourth quarter of 2016 households in Slovenia paid on average EUR 0.58 for 1 m3 of natural gas.

Average natural gas price for households in Slovenia decreased by 9% between the third and the fourth quarter of 2016. In the same period average electricity price for households decreased by 5%.

  • 3/6/2017
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  • provisional data

Household energy prices in Slovenia decreased in the fourth quarter of 2016

The average electricity price for households in Slovenia in the fourth quarter of 2016 was 15.68 EUR/100 kWh, which is a 5% decrease over the third quarter. The average electricity price without value added tax for industry in Slovenia was 7.85 EUR/100 kWh, i.e. 6% higher than in the third quarter of 2016. 

The average natural gas price for households in Slovenia in the fourth quarter of 2016 was 0.58 EUR/Sm3, which is a 9% decrease over the third quarter. The average natural gas price without value added tax for industry in the fourth quarter of 2016 was 0.30 EUR/Sm3, which is an 11% increase over the third quarter. 

Prices of electricity in Slovenia were below the EU average in the 1st half of 2016

The international comparison of electricity prices for 1st half of 2016 shows that in Slovenia price with all taxes for households (2500-5000 kWh annual consumption) represented 79% of the EU-28 average and for industry without VAT (500-2000 MWh annual consumption) 72% of the EU-28 average.

In the same period natural gas price with all taxes for households (20-200 GJ annual consumption) represented 96% of the EU-28 average and for industry without VAT (10000–100000 annual consumption) exceeded the EU-28 average by 9%.  





Chart 1: Natural gas prices, Slovenia and EU
Chart 1: Natural gas prices, Slovenia and EU
Source: SURS
Chart 2: Electricity prices, Slovenia and EU
Chart 2: Electricity prices, Slovenia and EU
Source: Ministry of Infrastructure and Spatial Planning of the Republic of Slovenia Energy Directorate
METHODOLOGICAL NOTE
4th quarter 2016 data will become final after three months at the latest.
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