Tracking electricity prices in Sweden with Prometheus and Grafana

The electricity spot prices in Sweden (i.e the base price when you don’t have “fast pris”) are available from Vattenfal. On top of that price then come the transport costs your network operator charges, any taxes and 25% VAT. Yes. 25%. Yes on top of the taxes. Electricity is a luxury good. Apparently. These prices vary per region and the further south you go (the further away you are from the hydro plants) the more expensive it gets.

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