Italy's news in English

Editions:  Europe · Austria · Denmark · France · Germany · Italy · Norway · Spain · Sweden · Switzerland

Italy consumers to pay less for electricity in 2016

Share this article

Italy consumers to pay less for electricity in 2016
Photo: LablaScovegMenu
14:30 CET+01:00
As we head towards 2016, Italy's national energy authority has given the population some good news - gas and electricity bills are set to fall.

After the festive shopping season, the thought of saving a few euros on basic utilities from January will no doubt be welcomed by all.

Though we're not talking about saving an astronomical amount - the electricity bill for a typical Italian household (one that consumes 2,700 kWh a year) will drop by 1.2 percent from January 1st, while its gas bill will fall by 3.3 percent.

This means an overall saving of an average €57 a year, which the energy authority said was due to lower oil prices. Coupled with the mild winter so far, the arrival of the bills will inevitably be less dreaded.

Get notified about breaking news on The Local

Share this article


The Local is not responsible for content posted by users.
Become a Member or sign-in to leave a comment.