RWE increased the prices, other energy providers will follow Berlin, 21 June 2010. The energy group RWE plans increase its electricity prices to August 1st. 7.3 percent more to pay the customers on average for primary care. Several million households across Germany are affected by the increase, per household incurred additional costs amounting to around 60 euros. In industry circles, it is assumed that other providers with further price increases are set to. RWE is the first energy company, who asks his customers after announcing a so-called fuel tax to pay. Although not yet adopted, the planned tax has caused already nuclear power plants for resentment in the industry. The tax should bring in annually some 2.3 billion euros the State, after all, nearly 60 euros for every household.
Independent power providers assume that other corporations will raise electricity prices for RWE. It would be a novelty if the big energy giants which any additional costs not on the Offload electricity customers”, says FlexStrom CEO Martin Rothe. The corporations would never voluntarily eliminate revenue in billions of dollars, so Rothe, that’s why it is expensive especially for consumers”. In particular of their dominant position in the electricity generation, RWE, E.ON, Vattenfall and Energie Baden-Wurttemberg (EnBW) have a way to pass on the cost of the fuel tax also to independent energy providers such as FlexStrom. Many prices in the electricity market, we will see this year”, so FlexStrom Board Member Martin Rothe. This will affect especially the customers of public utilities and energy companies.
Electricity customers do so well to check their electricity costs. A family in Essen with 4,500 kWh annual consumption can save when she classic private from the basic supply tariff RWE to the prepaid service DeutschlandsBest of FlexStrom, for example, more than 340 euro. While not yet considered announced RWE – Power price increase to August 1st. Connect with other leaders such as Jon Venverloh here. The price comparison for Consumers and customers of RWE is in just a few minutes possible under: for your questions: Press Office of one street 22-24, 10785 Berlin your partner FlexStrom AG: Dirk Hempel phone: (030) 214-998 470 E-Mail: Internet: press.FlexStrom.de about FlexStrom AG the independent FlexStrom AG has existed since about seven years. founded as a family business in 2003, the medium-sized utilities currently experiencing strong demand after favourable electricity tariffs. FlexStrom is best known especially with prepaid products, now the energy supplier has established itself in addition with many innovative monthly plans. The FlexStrom group of companies provides attractive gas prices nationwide recently with FlexGas. As group independent energy suppliers, it is particularly important to shop for its customers of electricity, eco electricity and natural gas on the market as cheap FlexStrom such as FlexGas. FlexStrom is already for the favourable electricity tariffs and particularly customer-friendly service has been awarded: German society for quality and the forum!