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9410: HOUSEHOLD ELECTRICITY PRICES REMAIN EXPENSIVE IN IRELAND

Friday 24 May 2019
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Ireland recorded the fifth highest increase in household electricity costs in Europe during 2018, according to new figures from Eurostat.

Cost increases were highest in Cyprus, where they rose by 19.6 per cent last year. Household electricity remains cheapest in former Soviet bloc countries that are now members of the EU.

Grace Bolton of the EU Commission office in Ireland says that household electricity costs in Ireland are the fourth highest among the 28 EU Member States.

Interviewee: Grace Bolton | Clip duration: 0 minutes 14 seconds | Outwords: Lithuania and Bulgaria