What is the real inflation rate for energy?

Posted on February 25, 2014


Tips from YouGen on judging the rate of return when energy prices inflate. Also helpful comments on how much the rate of inflation really matters, taking other costs into account.

The author says the real rate of inflation is 2.8% for electricity, very close to the figure of 2.6% used by DECC for forecasting future price changes of electricity, and that there’s a real rate of inflation of 5.8% for gas. This can help when assessing the likely payback of projects

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