First Update on Energy Costs

Further Drop in Energy Costs for German industry – new publication

In a first academic publication, experts have updated the estimation of overall energy costs for the German industry. Following this study published today by DIW and commissioned by the ECF, the energy costs per production unit fell by 22 percent between 2010 and July 2016. The study was conducted by Öko-Institut and DIW Berlin, and explains the methodology and the modelling allowing to estimate the first up-to-date energy cost index available for Germany. The index will be regularly updated by the ECF.

The German press release published at the launch of the new index is available for download here.