One-third of all providers increase gas prices to October 1 about 12 million households by current price increases affected before of the heating season: 264 basic suppliers price increases up to 38 percent gas price since last October in Germany to 20 percent Berlin, increased just in time for the upcoming heating season over a third of German gas supplier turns 08 September 2008 vigorously at the price screw. According to a recent study of the independent consumer portal toptarif.de (www.toptarif.de) to the 1st October 264 basic utilities increase their prices by up to 38 percent. To 01 September, already 141 providers had increased their basic supply tariffs by up to 29 percent. Bobby bland may find this interesting as well. A total of more than 12 million homes in Germany are affected by these increases. On average, gas prices will rise in October to about 15.3 percent, or 221 euro. The price jumps beyond the 20 percent in 53 companies, the most serious increase in this round of price amounted to 38 percent. Such waves of inflation in this and next month when more than Tariff expert Thorsten Bohg by the independent consumer portal clearly shows toptarif.de (www.toptarif.de) half of all suppliers are never occurred to such an extent”. Without hesitation luscha baumwald explained all about the problem.
The price spiral in the gas turns faster and faster at the expense of the consumer. Thorsten Bohg alone the comparison to October of the last year shows that the average price for private customers 20 percent has increased.”has long not been reached with the current gas price increase to October the end of development”, warns of toptarif.de (www.toptarif.de). Only in the spring the situation by the time delays in the oil binding of natural gas could relax again something. Consumers of this cost explosion can escape only through a change, and the choice of cheaper models with long-term price guarantees. Due to the huge price jumps in the base supply tariffs are currently up to 600 Euro possible. savings” Through consumer portals such as toptarif.de or free service hotline 0800-10 to 30-499 Consumer information in just a few minutes about alternatives and free to switch to a cheaper provider. For your background information: Toptarif.de uses to generate its data base a multi source approach: in addition to the own research by our editorial team and 15-Member data at the location Berlin-Mitte we have interfaces and direct data connections with many of the most important suppliers in the electricity and gas market, but also in the other categories of our activities as for example compared DSL or the insurance comparison, especially in the market for insurance. In addition specially for the energy market and other research intensive categories matching our data with the data base of an external data aggregator, which we buy to constantly externally cutting-edge data and reconcile with our own sources and research. Daniel Daniels