SPANISH electricity bills are among the highest in Europe – leaving some four million families struggling to pay.
Bills have risen around 60% between 2006 and now and Spaniards fork out more than all but Cypriots and the Irish.
The government blames poor regulation, which has resulted in a huge deficit for the electricity companies and the heavy subsidies to promote renewables, including high feed-in tariffs to power generators.
The Red Cross said around 40% of families who come to the organisation for help, cannot keep their homes warm in winter.
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