Electricity prices for households in France 2010-2018, semi-annually

Electricity prices for households in France from 2010 to 2018, semi-annually (in euro cents per kilowatt-hour)

by Statista Research Department, last edited Jun 28, 2019
Electricity prices for households in France 2010-2018, semi-annually In the second half of 2018, the average electricity price for households in France amounted to 17.99 euro cents per kWh. Since 2010, the electricity prices for household consumption have been continuously increasing: from 12.83 cent per kilowatt-hour, it went up with roughly six euro cents in eight years.  
Residential energy consumption in France

As of 2016, the residential energy consumption among French households was mainly comprised of space heating consumption: 66 percent of residential energy consumption resulted from heating. In addition to this, the share of electricity within the total energy expenditure of French households – excluding fuel consumption – has been increasing since 1960, reaching more than 55 percent in 2016.  

The development of renewable energy sources in France

Although nuclear power still accounted for the most important part of electricity production in 2018 in France (393 TWh), the second and third electricity sources were hydropower and wind power, both renewable energy sources. Furthermore, the production capacity of electricity from solar power has been steadily and significantly increasing from 808 megawatt in 2010 to more than 7,000 MW in 2018. The residential solar photovoltaic power capacity has also gone up to more than 1,000 MW generated in 2018, more than tripling compared to 2010.
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Electricity prices for households in France from 2010 to 2018, semi-annually (in euro cents per kilowatt-hour)

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Euro cents per kilowatt-hour
2018 H217.99
2018 H117.48
2017 H217.56
2017 H117.04
2016 H217.11
2016 H116.85
2015 H216.82
2015 H116.76
2014 H217.02
2014 H115.85
2013 H215.96
2013 H115.24
2012 H215.01
2012 H113.92
2011 H214.22
2011 H113.83
2010 H213.5
2010 H112.83
Euro cents per kilowatt-hour
2018 H217.99
2018 H117.48
2017 H217.56
2017 H117.04
2016 H217.11
2016 H116.85
2015 H216.82
2015 H116.76
2014 H217.02
2014 H115.85
2013 H215.96
2013 H115.24
2012 H215.01
2012 H113.92
2011 H214.22
2011 H113.83
2010 H213.5
2010 H112.83
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Jun 28, 2019
In the second half of 2018, the average electricity price for households in France amounted to 17.99 euro cents per kWh. Since 2010, the electricity prices for household consumption have been continuously increasing: from 12.83 cent per kilowatt-hour, it went up with roughly six euro cents in eight years.  
Residential energy consumption in France

As of 2016, the residential energy consumption among French households was mainly comprised of space heating consumption: 66 percent of residential energy consumption resulted from heating. In addition to this, the share of electricity within the total energy expenditure of French households – excluding fuel consumption – has been increasing since 1960, reaching more than 55 percent in 2016.  

The development of renewable energy sources in France

Although nuclear power still accounted for the most important part of electricity production in 2018 in France (393 TWh), the second and third electricity sources were hydropower and wind power, both renewable energy sources. Furthermore, the production capacity of electricity from solar power has been steadily and significantly increasing from 808 megawatt in 2010 to more than 7,000 MW in 2018. The residential solar photovoltaic power capacity has also gone up to more than 1,000 MW generated in 2018, more than tripling compared to 2010.
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