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New energy price indices for greater transparency

The Austrian Energy Agency will be publishing additional energy price indices for electricity and gas from the end of the year. The pluralisation of the indices is intended as an independent information service to reflect the diversity and new dynamics of the market better.

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Analysis "On the Gas Leash"

How did Austria come to be one of the countries most dependent on Russian gas supplies?

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Eine junge Frau die vor blauem Himmel steht und über Kopf eine Regenbogenflagge (Prideflagge) hält.

Women in the energy sector

- In the domestic energy sector, 24 per cent of employees are female, in top management only 10 per cent
- Event on equality of opportunity in the energy sector attracts great interest throughout Austria
- Podcast episode on "Women in the energy sector"

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News & Press

29.04.2024

3rd May is the "Day of Dependence on Coal, Oil and Natural Gas"

Austria is supplied with 34% of its energy from renewable sources and 66% from fossil fuels. The 3rd of May is the day until which we can supply ourselves with energy from renewable resources this year in purely mathematical terms. For the rest of the year, Austria is dependent on fossil fuels such as coal, oil and natural gas. A further strong expansion of renewable energies would strengthen both the competitiveness and security of the energy supply.

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17.04.2024

Energy prices for households rose noticeably in February

  • Fuel prices and heating oil have a price-driving effect
  • Energy prices remain slightly below the previous year's level
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04.04.2024

Wholesale electricity price index falls by 6.4 % in May

Austrian electricity price index continues to fall sharply

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26.03.2024

Gas wholesale price index continues to fall sharply in April

25.03.2024

Wholesale price indices largely continue to fall in April

Only the monthly wholesale gas price index rose slightly

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12.03.2024

Energy prices for households rise slightly at the turn of the year

  • Energy prices have a dampening effect on inflation overall
  • Natural gas prices remain at a very high level
  • Energy prices fall significantly compared to the previous year
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07.03.2024

Wholesale electricity price index falls by 6.4 % in April

Austrian electricity price index continues to fall

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26.02.2024

Gas wholesale price index continues to fall sharply in March

Year-over-year wholesale prices drop 61%

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23.02.2024

Wholesale price indices continue to fall significantly in March

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Austrian electricity and gas prices well below the previous year's level

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06.02.2024

Electricity wholesale price index also falls in March

Bild von Strommast in 1210 Wien bei blauem Himmel

Austrian electricity price index at a high level, but still trending downwards

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02.02.2024

“AEA-Starthilfe”: Submission phase for organisations is ongoing

This year we are once again calling on non-profit organisations to apply for support in the implementation of climate protection projects.

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31.01.2024

Energy prices for households continued to fall significantly in December

Ein kleines Holzhaus auf einem Tisch, daneben vier Eurocent-Stapel in verschiedenen Höhen. Auf verschwommen, grünem Hintergrund
  • Fuel prices dampen inflation
  • Natural gas prices remain at a very high level
  • Energy prices remain above previous year's level
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26.01.2024

Gas wholesale price index plunges in February

Eine blaue Gasflamme, wei auf einem Gasherd auf schwarzem Hintergrund

Wholesale prices decrease sharply by 63% year-on-year

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23.01.2024

Wholesale price indices further decline in February

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Austrian electricity and gas prices well below previous year's level

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17.01.2024

Energy prices for households plummeted in November

Ein einzelnes Heizungsthermostat, gebetttet auf diversen Euroscheinen.
  • Drop in prices on international oil markets depresses prices for fuels and heating oil
  • Significant price declines for biogenic energy sources
  • Gas and district heating remain very expensive
  • Energy prices continue to dampen inflation
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27.12.2023

Wholesale price indices fall further in January

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Austrian electricity and gas prices, however, remain at a high level

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27.12.2023

Gas wholesale price index falls slightly in January

Eine blaue Gasflamme, wei auf einem Gasherd auf schwarzem Hintergrund

Wholesale prices fall by 66% year-on-year

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20.12.2023

New energy price indices for greater transparency

The Austrian Energy Agency will be publishing additional energy price indices for electricity and gas from the end of the year. The pluralisation of the indices is intended as an independent information service to reflect the diversity and new dynamics of the market better.

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14.12.2023

Climate neutrality requires far-reaching changes in the energy system

Researchers from the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU), the Austrian Energy Agency (AEA), and the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) demonstrate how Austria can achieve zero emissions of climate-damaging greenhouse gases by 2040.

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07.12.2023

Energy prices for households unchanged overall in October

Ein kleines Holzhaus auf einem Tisch, daneben vier Eurocent-Stapel in verschiedenen Höhen. Auf verschwommen, grünem Hintergrund
  • Sharp fall in district heating prices
  • Energy prices continue to dampen inflation
  • Prices remain at a very high level
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05.12.2023

Electricity wholesale price index falls further in January

Strommast vor blauem Himmel fotografiert.

Austrian electricity price index, nevertheless, remains at a high level

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27.11.2023

Gas wholesale price index continues to rise in December

Nahaufnahme einer Gasherdplatte mit brennender blauer Flamme, der Hintergrund ist schwarz.

Wholesale prices fall by more than 70 % year-on-year

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22.11.2023

Renewable gases: framework conditions and expansion necessary

The annual Renewable Gases Conference organised by the Renewable Gases Service Centre took place yesterday. The conference provided an important platform for the exchange of innovative ideas and cooperation in the field of renewable gases. In order for these to be used as an important component of a renewable energy future, framework conditions and a structured expansion are needed above all.

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21.11.2023

Annual Conference Renewable Gases 2023

Save the date: 21 November 2023 – Your opportunity to shape the future of renewable gases!

 

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13.11.2023

Energy prices for households rise in September

Ein einzelnes Heizungsthermostat, gebetttet auf diversen Euroscheinen.
  • Prices for fuel and heating oil have risen the most
  • Energy prices are depressing general inflation
  • Household energy prices remain at a very high level
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08.11.2023

Webinar: "Hydrogen and Austria's Energy Future"

The Austrian Energy Agency and the Energy Institute at Johannes Kepler University invite you to a webinar on 8 November 2023. This event will provide insights into the modelling, evaluation, and role of hydrogen in the transformation of the Austrian energy system on the path to climate neutrality.

 

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Facts

Changes in energy prices at a glance

- 0,5 %

as compared to last month

EPI | March 2024

Energy price index

Everything about the energy price index
- 7,1 %

as compared to last month

ÖSPI | June 2024

Electricity price index

Current electricity price index
+ 5,9 %

as compared to last month

ÖGPI | June 2024

Gas price index

More about the gas price index
Roter Hintergrund auf dem 2 Personen von der Hüfte bis zum Hals abgebildet sind. Eine davon ist weiblich, die andere männlich

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