A bit of good news for a change, the price of a 12.5kg bottle of Butano gas goes down by 5% as from today, Tuesday, to €13.42.
One person died and five others were injured on Sunday night following a gas explosion in an apartment block in Plaza de la Sal in the old town of Lleida.
The TUR – Tariff of Last Resort – will decrease by an average of 2.29% as from tomorrow, October 1st 2012, bringing slightly lower electricity costs to around 20 million users.
Sunday July 1st sees the cost of electricity rise by an average of 3.95% and the cost of natural gas rise by an average of 2.26%. The previous increase was in April, with electricity up by 7% and gas by 5%.
On Saturday the Official State Gazette (BOE) published details of the decree requiring the cost of the electricity system to be reduced and today, April 1st, the price to the consumer has increased by 7%.
The new year begins with a number of price increases, although users of the butano gas bottles can heave a sigh of relief as the price of those has been frozen for the first quarter at a maximum of €15.09 for a 12.5 litre bottle.
It will come as no great, or even minor, shock that the price of gas, both natural and bottled, is set to rise again tomorrow, October 1st.
Tomorrow is July 1st and most of us will begin to feel a little poorer as IVA goes up, natural gas prices go up and the price of butane gas bottles also increases. Electricity prices are not going up tomorrow, but it won’t be long.
The price of natural gas is set to rise as from July 1st. The Tariff of Last Resort (TUR) T2 will increase by 8.1%, T1 by 7% and T3 by 9.3%. These increases do not take into account the rise in IVA (VAT) from 18% to 20%, also effective July 1st.
The new Tarifa de Ultimo Recurso (TUR) – Tariff of Last Resort – for electricity is set to rise by 2% on Wednesday July 1st. It means that the average consumer will see an extra €0,70 on their monthly electricity bill. The cost of natural gas, on the other hand, is set to go down by an average of €1.90 …