The analysis of the comparison portal Verivox shows. Therefore, it was replaced in 2019 in the old Federal States with 102 points, slightly more than the European average electricity suppliers (average equals 100 points). In contrast, the exchange frequency was in the new länder, with only 90 points, so 10 percent below the average.

thus, according to the experts, it is worth a change in East Germany, the most frequently. For one thing, the current price level is higher here than in the West: Currently an annual consumption of 4000 kilowatt-hours of electricity in Western Germany costs Verivox, according to 1198 euros, while in East Germany, an average of 1212 euros will be charged. This corresponds, in this example a price difference of 1.2 per cent, or 14 euros.

In the East is Savings much higher than in the West

secondly, the saving potential is in the case of a change in the East is particularly large, as the analysis shows. On average a household in Germany saves 4000 kWh of electricity per year 256 Euro, “provided he has never changed the electricity provider and the best deal with the consumer chooses-friendly conditions”, – stated in the case of Verivox. Consumers in the East, but with an average of 277 euros, significantly more (in the West, there are only 253 Euro).

The a look at the individual States shows that Here in the East, occupied four of the five top spots. 335 Euro, Berlin is the exchange savings nationwide, at the very front. In Thuringia, 329 euros in savings are possible if consumers leave the basic service. To Bavaria with 290 Euro Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (287 Euro) and Brandenburg (284 Euro) will follow. Energy contracts: 80% of all Germans are still paying too much! (Display)

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Bremen is current at best – hardly anyone enters

Only about half of that can save the inhabitants of the city of Bremen (150 Euro), which is behind lower Saxony (186 Euro) and North Rhine-Westphalia (230 Euro) on the last place. Although there were in the Hanseatic city last the highest increases in the price of electricity. But even so, the General price level remains here nationwide at the lowest. Here, 4000 kilowatt hours of electricity on average costs only 1116 Euro.

Possibly that is the explanation that the Bremer put little value on a change of the provider: The Bremer households reached a value of just 63 points, are 37 percent below the average. Thus, the Hanseatic city is also the state in which the households in the past 12 months, the least likely to have changed. With a clear distance of Saxony and Saxony-Anhalt (both 83) and Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania (85) follow. FOCUS Online electricity comparison

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Hamburger pay considerably more than Bremer

leaders must Rheinland-Pfalz, with 126 points. Also in lower Saxony (114), Brandenburg (109) and Hamburg (108) show consumers have a high willingness to change. In contrast to the neighbors in Bremen, the Hamburger will have to pay, however, the regional highest prices for electricity: With 1268 euros, a difference of 12 percent.

Also in Schleswig-Holstein (1262 euros), Baden-Württemberg (1224 Euro), Thuringia (1223 Euro), Brandenburg (1221 euros) and Berlin (1214 Euro) require the provider to comparatively high prices, while electricity is next to Bremen in lower Saxony (1160 Euro) and Bavaria (1186 Euro) relatively cheap.

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