Electricity sale price to fall
Helsingin Energia is reducing the sale price of electricity by 3–4% as from 1 June 2014. The price reduction is due to the decreased electricity procurement costs.
The price reduction applies to contracts that are valid until further notice. Previously, prices were adjusted on 1 September 2013 when they were reduced by about 5%. Helsingin Energia’s electricity price valid until further notice has for long been lower than the average price of all Finnish electricity companies.
The energy price for General Electricity will fall by 0.25 c/kWh. The electricity sale price for a typical apartment (annual consumption 2,000 kWh) will fall by EUR 5 per year to approximately EUR 157 per year.
The electricity sale price for a typical one-family house (annual consumption, without electric heating, 5,000 kWh) will fall by EUR 12.5 per year to approximately EUR 343 per year.
The impact of the price reduction on electricity the sale price of General Electricity products is about 3–3.5%.
The prices of Time-of-Day and Seasonal Electricity products used for electric heating will fall by 0.24–0.25 c/kWh. The electricity sale price for a typical single-family house with electric heating (annual consumption 18,000 kWh) will fall by around EUR 45 per year to approximately EUR 1,137 per year.
The impact of the price reduction on electricity the sale price of Time-of-Day and Seasonal Electricity products is about 4%.
The price of wind power will also fall
The prices of Environmental Penny Electricity and Wind Power products will also fall correspondingly. In Wind Power, all supplied electricity is renewable energy and free of carbon dioxide. Environmental Penny Electricity and Wind Power are suitable for apartments and detached homes with electric heating.