May 23, 2022

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Bills: Rates drop after 18 months, Electricity -10.2%, Gas -10% – Economy

The second quarter of 2022 will see a reduction in the value of the typical household with a protection contract of -10.2% for the electricity bill and -10% for the gas bill. Arrera announces it He agreed to his first billing reduction after 18 months. “In an objectively unusual situation, with constant conflict and unprecedented volatility in energy markets, and in view of the greater responsibility for verification and control attributed to it, the authority decided to take exceptional measures in the interest of consumers, both for the reserve. This is free of charge,” explains President Stefano Besgini.

Despite the first drop in pricesAnd the The difference in spending is still noticeable Compared to the previous year. In terms of final effects, for an electricity bill, a typical household expenditure in the rolling year (between July 1, 2021 and June 30, 2022) would be around €948, +83% compared to the equivalent of 12 months from the previous year (July 1, 2020-30 June 2021) ). In the same period, a typical household spending on a gas bill would be around €1,652, with a +71% variance compared to the equivalent of 12 months from the previous year. This is what Arrera explained in the tariff note.

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