In the last quarter of the year, therefore starting from 1 October until 31 December 2022, an increase in bills was announced. According to reports from the Arera (Regulatory Authority for Energy, Networks and the Environment), as regards the electricity bill, this is an increase of 59%; while for gas, official communication will arrive in November, but the increase will probably be around 80%.
The online price comparison portal Facile.it has carried out an analysis to calculate how the consumption costs of household appliances that are most frequently found in citizens’ homes change. This study is based on some benchmarks:
– consideration i consumptions declared in the energy labels individual household appliances;
– the reference price of energy in protected market updated to the fourth quarter of 2022 valid for a typical family;
– the concept of a typical family established on the basis of consumption, which according to the parameters of Arera are 2,700 kWh / year and 3 kW of power used;
– the reference to the energy classification prior to the 2021 amendment.
In fact, on March 1, 2021, the new energy label for the classification of household appliances consumption (except for ovens, for which the previous one is still valid), the scale of which goes from a maximum efficiency “A” to a minimum “G”. The choice of Facile.it to take as a parameter the previous one (which has the highest value “A +++” and the lowest value “D”) was taken as the majority of consumers still own household appliances that are not of the latest generation, which they don’t have the new label.