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6% VAT on energy, extending the social tariff: what are the latest measures for the sector?

Energy market 27 October 2022

In mid-March, the government decided to reduce the VAT on gas and electricity bills in order to counter the dramatic rise in energy prices, lowering it from 21% to 6% until the autumn. In addition, the expansion of the social tariff to include certain consumer profiles was also extended until September this year. How much could Belgian households save as a result of these changes?
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Energy tips: discover all our guides!

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The energy sector can sometimes be a very complex field. Whether it be legal procedures in order to connect your house to the electrical grid or to service your boiler, it is not always easy to find your way around. To make your life easier, EnergyPrice.be has compiled an exhaustive list of the must-know energy tips!
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All about the gas meter in Belgium

Electricity and gas: meter 3 May 2022

Would you like to install a gas meter in your new home? In this case, you will first have to be sure to connect to this power. If so, this article should help you in all your steps, as we explain in detail how to connect to gas, Proceed with the installation of a gas meter and raise your indexes.
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Aeco ceases trading and abandons its 10,000 customers

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The supplier Aeco has announced that it is ceasing operations permanently to avoid bankruptcy as a result of the increase in energy prices. It has therefore signed its supply licence termination and is asking all its customers to find a new energy supplier as soon as possible. We explain what your rights are as a customer and how you can quickly find a supplier that meets your consumption needs.
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Flemish supplier Vlaamse Energieleverancier declare bankruptcy

Energy market 3 May 2022

On December 7th, the Vlaamse Energieleverancer gas and electricity supplier has been on the market since 2019, reported bankruptcy. In question? The historical increase in energy prices that we have been experiencing for several months. What about the Flemish supplier's customers and what solutions are offered to them? Comparator-Energie.be takes stock and gives you advice on how to find the most suitable solution.
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The federal budget agreement: what is changing for the energy sector

Energy market 3 May 2022

In mid-October, the government met to discuss the federal budget for 2022. A number of decisions were taken in all sectors, including energy. We take a look at all these new budget agreement, from expanding the social tariff and simplifying energy bills to ending the automatic renewal of dormant contracts. Social tariff expanded until the […]
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Rising energy prices: steps suppliers have taken

Energy market 3 May 2022

Rising energy prices: since the summer, the media have talked of nothing else. The impressive and unprecedented rises could threaten many Belgian households in the coming months, but also risk putting some suppliers out of business. To protect both themselves and consumers, some suppliers have decided to suspend contracts and promotional offers and have introduced […]
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Rising energy prices: suppliers withdraw fixed price contracts

Energy market 3 May 2022

The news broke on 30 September: in view of the unprecedented rise in energy prices, some suppliers have decided to temporarily withdraw their fixed price contracts – in order to help Belgian consumers, but there’s more to it than that… We take a look at the initiative. Let’s recap: what is the reason for rising […]
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How much does a gas boiler cost and which type should you choose?

Energy: tips 3 May 2022

Some pointers for your choice of gas boiler: low temperature, condensing or even micro-CHP, which should you go for? To give you as much help as possible, we also tell you how much they cost and what you have to do as regards servicing, which is a legal obligation in Belgium. Which gas boiler should […]
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Estimating and understanding how much energy your household appliances use

Electricity and gas : consumption 3 May 2022 2 Reactions

How much energy do your fridge, oven, television, dishwasher and washing machine use each year? To find out and predict how much energy your household appliances use, we explain how you can calculate this yourself, and we give you estimates for all your appliances and show what impact these will have on your energy bill. […]
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