The gas supplier in Germany their prices increase on time at the beginning of the heating season. Leipzig. The German gas market is currently divided: strong differences characterize the development of the gas market. Cuts at the beginning of the heating season by 15 per cent are possible as well as increases of 20 percent. The this inconsistent approach reasons for the prices according to the provider on the one in procurement policies, on the other hand in the different output levels. The average rise of in gas prices is 9.2 percent. Around 5 million households in Germany will be affected by the price increases. The gap between the best deals and the local basic utilities is deeper.
Thus, customers benefit but also enormously if they switch to a cheaper provider. More and more national providers offer favorable conditions of the gas supply. Numerous smaller municipal utilities have expanded their market area and offer more municipalities gas and electricity at reasonable prices. A comparison of rates for example, brings information and clarity about the potential savings. As the price gap between the providers keep apart, energy experts advise: more customers their Exchange can make use of the stronger the energy market is enlivened. The switching requires no technical changes. An interruption of the supply is excluded pursuant to the Energy Act (EnWG 36). Consumers should know this.