Wholesale electricity prices up 10% in August, CSO data shows

September 26, 2023

Wholesale electricity prices rose in August but were still much lower year-on-year, according to the Central Statistics Office.

Its latest Wholesale Price Index shows a more-than 10% increase in electricity prices compared to July.

But prices were still more than 72% lower compared to August 2022.

Another category to see a sharp fall in the year was Dairy Products, which was down more than 21%.

However, fruit and vegetable prices were up more than 15%.

Overall, wholesale prices were up 2.7% in the month but down 0.3% year on year.

Article Source: Wholesale electricity prices up 10% in August, CSO data shows – Adam Maguire – RTE

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