The Regulatory Authority for Energy, Networks and the Environment (ARERA) publishes the update of the economic conditions of the protection services, quarterly for power and monthly for gas.

Periodic adjustment of tariffs for protection services

Tariffs for power supplies

With the drop in the wholesale prices of energy products and the Government's interventions contained in the Budget Law, according to ARERA data for power and gas, in the second quarter 2023, for the typical protected household, domestic customers with annual electricity consumption of 2,700 kWh and a committed power of 3 kW, the reference energy price reduces by -55.3% compared to the previous quarter.

The difference in spending compared to the previous year is still very evident; the ARERA has estimated that for the power bill the expenditure for the typical family in the period between 1 July 2022 and 30 June 2023 will be about 1,267 euros , +33.7% compared to the equivalent 12 months of the previous year (1 July 2021 - 30 June 2022).

 

Natural gas supply tariffs

For Natural Gas, on the basis of the trend of the Italian wholesale market, the typical family under protection recorded for consumption April 2023 an increase of +22.4% in the bill compared to March 2023.

Despite the increase recorded for the month of April, in terms of final effects, gas expenditure for the typical household in the year (May 2022-April 2023) is approximately 1,532.49 euros, -3.9% compared to the 12 months of the previous year (May 2021 - April 2022).

Quarterly variations of the economic protection conditions for power (ARERA data)

QUARTER POWER
Q2 2023 - 55,3%
Q1 2023 - 19,5%
Q4 2022 + 59%
Q3 2022 + 0,4%
Q2 2022 - 10,2%
Q1 2022 + 55%
Q4 2021 + 29,8%

Q3 2021

+ 9,9%
Q2 2021 + 3,8%
Q1 2021 + 4,5%
Q4 2020 + 15,6%
Q3 2020  + 3,3%
Q2 2020  - 18,3%
Q1 2020

- 5,4%

Variations in the economic protection conditions for natural gas (ARERA data)

Period GAS
April 2023 + 22,4%
March 2023 - 13,4%
February 2023 - 13%
January 2023 - 34,2%
December 2022 + 23,3%
November 2022 + 13,7%
October 2022 - 12,9%
Q3 2022 - 10%
Q2 2022 - 10%
Q1 2022 + 41,8%
Q4 2021 + 14,4%

Q3 2021

+ 15,3%
Q2 2021 + 3,9%
Q1 2021 + 5,3%
Q4 2020 + 11,4%
Q3 2020  - 6,7%
Q2 2020  - 13,5%
Q1 2020

+ 0,8