The price of light will give a small breath this Friday, when it will have an average price of 166.29 euros per megawatt hour in the wholesale market. It is the third highest number of history, but it comes after two days when electricity shot and came to rub the 190 euros.
In spite of this, Friday there will be peaks of 188.17 euros that practically coincide with the price average record that is marked this Thursday. Some valleys of 140.66 help soften the price after 172.78 euros on Wednesday, which assumed a rise of almost 20 euros with respect to the previous historical brand.
September, in any case, continues the trend that began to be marked in April and ended up settling in July, when a historical record that remained unbeated since January 11, 2002 (103.76 euros) and shortly after. He exceeded.
In September, the price has never fallen from 127.36 euros that were marked on the 7th, the record has been surpassed seven times and, in the 17 days that have elapsed from the month, 16 of the highest prices of the history.
The Government presented on Tuesday the package of measures approved by the Council of Ministers to reduce the invoice of Light and try that at the end of the year it ended at a level similar to that ended 2018. It is eight tools distributed in five blocks that They will inject the benefits obtained by the electricity during this crisis to establish a stop in the price of gas or reduce some of the taxes that appear on the receipt, among others.
The plan has not been well received by the generating and marketer companies: Nuclear Forum threatened to stop its production if the measures followed, while the minority shareholders of the electrical ones have already announced that they will take the courts what they consider an "expropriation" . Also the autonomous associations denounce that it is an insufficient package that does not go to the base of the problem.Updated Date: 20 September 2021, 22:42