September will be released with a new record in the price of light: 132.47 euros

After a catastrophic August in the price of Light, which exceeded the record and recorded the 16 highest prices in history, September does not seem to give rest

September will be released with a new record in the price of light: 132.47 euros

After a catastrophic August in the price of Light, which exceeded the record and recorded the 16 highest prices in history, September does not seem to give rest. Thus, the first day of the month will be paid for electricity 132.47 euros by megawatio hour, which is, again, the most expensive average price ever recorded.

Throughout the day, according to the data published by Omie, peaks will be reached that will collect 140 euros, something unthinkable a few weeks ago: before last month they had only 100 euros MW / H had been surpassed twice, and one Databa of a July in which this trend began. The record prior to this summer was 103.76 euros on January 11, 2002.

In addition, at no time will it fall off the 114.74 euros that will be paid at 04:00. Again, figures that contrast with the registered other years in the same period, when the price of electricity was three times lower. The invoice has been shot 41% since 2020.

This crisis already impacts on families that welcome the PVPC (that is, they pay electricity based on their price in the wholesale market) and have seen how it has increased in recent months. However, it is expected that it also affects families who are not welcomed to this system, because the coup will arrive in the next review of the rates. In your case, the price is fixed, generally annually, precisely to avoid this fluctuation. However, the upward trend will be reflected when prices are updated.

Although the prices of CO2 emission rights and the cost of natural gas - very high - also have an impact on other countries of our environment, such as Italy and Portugal, others such as France or Germany are capeing in a certain way the temporal helped by Nuclear energy and coal, respectively.

Updated Date: 03 September 2021, 14:05

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