The price of pellets in Austria appears to be stable in January, reports Austrian organisation Propellets. The price increase from December is only 0.1 Euro cents. When purchased 6 ton the prise is 26.59 cents. Compared to January 2013, the price rose by 1.6 cents, or 6.4%.
Bagged material costs 28.77 cents per kilogram, an increase of 0.7% compared to December and an increase of 6.4% compared with January 2013.
The annual average proPellets Austria calculates a price advantage of pellets compared with oil of about 45%. The kilowatt-hour of heating oil cost about 9.5 cents in 2013, consisting of pellets about 5.25 cents.