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The price of a kWh of natural gas is between 95% and 291% more expensive on the free market, according to Facua

The price of a kWh of natural gas is between 95% and 291% more expensive on the free market, according to Facua

The price per kilowatt hour (kWh) of natural gas with free market offers it becomes between 95% and 291% more expensive against the regulated Rate of Last Option, established by the Government, according to Facua-Consumers in Action.

So it reveals comparative analysis which was made this month of August, in the case of the offers of Endesa, Naturgy, Iberdrola, Repsol, CHC Energy and TotalEnergiesand compares them with the Final Option Rates (TUR) in force from 1 July.

There are three different rates available for natural gas, depending on which the user consumes less than 5,000 kWh per yearbetween that amount and 15,000 kWh or more. Facua make the comparison taking the first two profiles as reference, starting from a user who consumes 400 kWh or 800 kWh per month.

Facua explains that a user consumes 400 kWh per month with the TUR currently pays 35.92 euros in the month. In the free gas market, your bill can go to zero range 121.65 – 85.41 eurosdepending on the company.

Pay up to four times more on the free market

In the case of a user profile with a consumption of 800 kWh per month, with the corresponding TUR — relating to a consumption between 5,000 and 15,000 kWh per year— to pay an invoice of 67.76 euros per month. On the free market, you can pay up to 251.10 euros.

“All offers analyzed in the free market they are much more expensive than the regulated tariff“, Facua has warned. The organization also warns users who switched to the free market that they only need to have the TUR controlled rates to return to the TUR controlled rate. contact any of the so called marketers reference, which applies to business groups that also have free market traders.

For fixed rates, and the TUR rate for consumption is less than 5,000 kWh per year, Probably 6.58 euros per monthand for those above and up to 15,000 kWh rise to 12.39 euros per month.


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