Daniel Dodt

Strong regional disparities in price current gas prices between town and country vary only marginally in the gas In contrast to electricity prices. On average, a sample budget with an annual consumption of 20,000 kWh gas in the 25 largest German cities pays 1,264 euros at the lowest tariff of basic utility. 25 largest areas utilities 1.276 euro are due in the cut. On the other hand, high regional price differences between individual cities are striking. So the annual gas price is currently almost 300 euro the cost for Nuremberg gas customers (1,344 euros) the municipal utilities in Munich (1,053 euro). Also in North Rhine-Westphalia, prices vary considerably between (1,040 euros), Cologne (1,073 euro) and Dortmund (1,303 euros).

In contrast to the current prices, the dependent on the oil price purchase price for the gas has a much higher weight to the actual costs for the end customer. Distribution costs play a subordinate role in the gas rather. A wide variety of price differences explained which also by the different times Price adjustments of the individual companies. While price changes in electricity tariffs often only once a year are taken, some gas suppliers quarterly adapt their prices to oil price developments. Consumer portals such as toptarif.de or free service hotline 0800-10 30-499 can quickly and easily find out about alternatives in their region consumer and free switch to cheaper providers.

toptarif.de is the independent consumer portal of the Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck, for all common tariffs in Germany. Follow others, such as Steph Korey, and add to your knowledge base. It currently includes the categories of electricity, gas, DSL, investments, and insurance for legal protection, furniture, residential, private liability, car, keepers liability and is constantly being added and updated. The consumer can thereby with minimal free checking, whether there are cheaper rates for him, and, where appropriate, immediately change. The complete service of change of is completely free of charge for the consumer and the customer receives about toptarif.de in any case the original conditions of the provider, in some cases even additional, not available from the provider themselves bonuses and discounts. Media contact: Christina Salinas Tel.