Taxation is leading to disparity in electricity prices

Tax now accounts for 43% of the electricity price for industrial users in the EU and contributes to sustaining prices at high levels even though wholesale prices have fallen back.

Energy prices, including electricity prices for industrial users, are a major driver of competitiveness in many industrial sectors. Energy Union and industrial policies must be closely aligned to maintain competitiveness. Minimise and harmonise regulatory costs accross the EU.

Source: Eurostat