The light rises again on Friday by 7.5% to its second historical maximum

The price of electricity in the wholesale market (POOL) has returned again this Friday per second consecutive day to reach 231.82 euros the megawatt hour (MWh),

The light rises again on Friday by 7.5% to its second historical maximum

The price of electricity in the wholesale market (POOL) has returned again this Friday per second consecutive day to reach 231.82 euros the megawatt hour (MWh), surpassing at 7.5% the price set for yesterday and dialing Its second highest price since there are records.

With this new rise, the price of light exceeds the 200 euro / MWh barrier by eighth, all of them during this month, and multiplies for more than five the amount recorded by the pool during the third Friday of October of the Last year (43.33 euros).

Thus, during the first half of October, the price in the wholesale market has reached 202.8 euros / MWh on average, which would become the most expensive month in history.

Wholesale market prices are directly affected by regulated or PVPC rate, which almost 11 million consumers are welcomed in Spain, and serves as a reference for the other 17 million that hire their supply in the free market.

By time slots, the maximum price for today will be recorded between 9:00 and 10:00 hours with 265 euros / MWh, while the minimum will be from 201.06 euros / MWh between 4:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. .

The escalation of prices that affects a large part of Europe is due, among other factors, to the increase in international markets, which is used in the combined cycle plants and that mark the price of the market in most hours, and the increase in the price of emission rights of carbon dioxide (CO2).

Updated Date: 16 October 2021, 04:20

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