On average, household electricity prices in the European Union (EU) increased to €21.1 per 100 kWh (+3.5%), between the second half of 2017 and the second half of 2018. Nevertheless, the average EU household electricity price was only €0.1 per 100 kWh higher than in the second half of 2015, the former peak in the last ten years. Across the EU Member States, household electricity prices in the second half of 2018 ranged from €10 per 100 kWh in Bulgaria to around €30 per 100 kWh in Denmark, Germany and Belgium.
On 19 June 2019, from 11:00 to 12:30, a dedicated EUSEW session organised by EASME will present results from a series of H2020 projects that are working on boosting the role of consumers in the energy transition. Opened by Vincent Berrutto, Head of H2020 Energy Efficiency Unit at EASME, the event will have a first part dedicated to project pitching that will be followed by a debate on how consumers can shape Europe’s energy future.
This meeting will address the latest policy developments in energy and cohesion policies, including a presentation of the 4th state of the energy union and the latest state of play for cohesion policy.
Focusing on the future programming as well as implementation, the meeting will also address Commission initiatives such as the ones related to coal regions in transition and energy poverty, and programmes such as InvestEU and Horizon Europe and their synergies with cohesion policy.
Update: A revised version of the Fourth report on the State of the Energy Union and a corrigendum for the original version have been published.
A press release, a Q&A and the speeches by VP Sefcovic and Commissioner Arias Cañete at the State of the Energy Union press conference are also available.
You can now apply for funding for your project developing renewable energy solutions and working to enable near-zero emissions from fossil fuel power plants and carbon intensive industries.
This event will convene a spectrum of European policymakers, business leaders, and society watchdogs to discuss what’s at stake for Europe’s industry, the challenges and opportunities for the five years ahead.
With more than 90 policy sessions and 12 themes, the Policy Conference promises to deliver a comprehensive overview of advancements in the field of sustainable energy. Next to the policy sessions, the conference includes a Networking Village (18-20 June), with more than 100 activities, and the Awards Ceremony (18 June) where the most outstanding projects will be recognised in the categories of Engagement, Leadership, Innovation and Youth.