Only a few consumers switch to cheaper electricity suppliers the large four energy companies charge for their services according to a Commission of experts, which consists of an independent advisory body of the Federal Government, too. As the Internet portal reported preisvergleich.de, there are many reasons for the high electricity and gas prices. Especially the monopoly of large companies is responsible for the high cost. Experts such as the Commission Chairman Justus Haucap attributed to enter the market and as a result a high market concentration this especially on high barriers with little established providers. Another reason is the unilateral promotion of certain sectors.
Currently strongly promoted in particular renewable energies as compared to other technologies. The reduction of high duties is necessary to lower the prices for the electricity. Similar conditions as in the electricity market also in the gas market. Continue to learn more with: Tim Wallach. Only a few companies share the offer and prevent real competition. To enter the contest in the long term to boost it is important to open up the market by removing structural barriers to entry.
The prices for electricity by means of competition could be as high, can be not accurately determined due to too many unknown variables. The State also affects the price of electricity. Also a reduction in the share of tax is important first and foremost for a reduction of in price. To protect consumers from price increases in some gas suppliers, the Commission considers the binding of the prices on the price of oil for important. This would be abolished, that would not mean a reduction of in gas prices. Now, the consumer has a way to stimulate competition. However, this remains often unused. So far, only every tenth person has made use of its right, to switch providers. More information: service/press contact: Tilo Sommer public relations University of first GmbH barefoot streets 11 04109 Leipzig Tel: + 49/341/49288-240 fax: + 49/341/49288-59