Natural gas, electricity prices fall for Slovenian households in Q4
Average natural gas prices for household consumers in Slovenia decreased by 4% in the fourth quarter of 2020, while electricity prices for household consumers decreased by 8%, figures from the Ljubljana-based Central Statistical Bureau (SURS) showed on Friday.
The average natural gas price for household consumers in Slovenia in the fourth quarter of 2020 was EUR 0.05/kWh (kilowatt-hour), which is a 4% decrease over the previous quarter.
The average natural gas price without value-added tax (VAT) for non-household consumers in the fourth quarter of 2020 was EUR 0.03/kWh, which is a 9% increase over the previous quarter. Meanwhile, the average electricity price for household consumers in Q4 was EUR 0.16/kWh, which is an 8% decrease over the previous quarter.
The average electricity price without VAT for non-household consumers stayed the same at EUR 0.09/kWh. In the first half of 2020 natural gas price with all taxes for household consumers in Slovenia (20 - 200 gigajoule (GJ) or 5,5 56 - 55,556 kWh of annual consumption) represented 89% of the EU-27 average. For non-household consumers the natural gas price without VAT (10,000–100,000 GJ or 2,777,778 - 27,777,778 kWh of annual consumption) represented 94% of the EU-27 average.
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