With their residential electricity prices climbing 43% from 2006 to 2013, European citizens are paying through the nose for electricity, especially when compared to U.S. residential electricity prices, which have climbed just 17% in the same time period.

Average residential electricity prices in Europe are more than double prices in the U.S. “Regulatory structures—including taxes and other user fees, investment in renewable energy technologies, and the mix and cost of fuels—all influence electricity prices,” the EIA said in a report out toda...


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