Change in selected end user energy prices and taxes between 1991 and 2004 or 2005, EU-15
Prices for industrial users do not include VAT. Industrial gas users are defined as follows: annual consumption of 41 860 GJ, and load factor of 200 days (1 600 hours). The reference annual consumption of gas for households is 83.70 GJ. Industrial electricity users are defined as follows: annual consumption of 2 000 MWh, maximum demand of 500 kW and annual load of 4 000 hours. The reference annual electricity consumption for households is 3 500 kWh of which 1 300 are at night. DG TREN, European Commission collects the data for transport fuels. All prices and taxes have been deflated to constant prices using the 1995 GDP deflator.
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This briefing is part of the EEA's report The European Environment - State and Outlook 2015. The EEA is an official agency of the EU, tasked with providing information on Europe’s environment.
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