Macedonian electricity prices among the lowest in Europe, SEE Energy News
Along with Serbia and Kosovo, Macedonia has the lowest electricity prices for households in the region, which are about 50 % lower than the EU average.
According to the European statistics office Eurostat, in the first half of 2016, Macedonian citizens paid the average price of 0.0785 euros per 1 kWh of electricity. Electricity is cheaper only in Serbia (0.0607 euros/kWh) and Kosovo (0.0552 euros/ kWh). However, electricity prices in Macedonia were raised to 0.09 euros/kWh in July last year.
Regarding the other countries in the region, the average price of electricity in the first half of 2016 in Slovenia was 0.163 euros/kWh, 0.0791 euros/ kWh in Bosnia and Herzegovina, 0.0985 euros/kWh in Montenegro, 0.767 euros/kWh in Greece, 0.0832 euros/kWh in Bulgaria and 0.1156 euros/kWh in Albania.
The average price of 100 kWh of electricity amounted to 18.4 euros in the European Union. Electricity is most expensive in Denmark (29.8 euros/100 kWh), while the lowest price is in Bulgaria – 8.7 euros/100 kWh.