The price of electricity in the wholesale market (POOL) has been placed for Monday, December 6, at 209.78 euros the megawatt hour (MWh), more than double (106% more) than the price set for today , overcoming the barrier of the 200 euros / mwh again.
The price for tomorrow Monday, despite being festive, days in which economic activity decreases and energy demand is lower, it is more than five times higher than the price of the equivalent day of last year, when paid at 38.02 euros / MWh.
In addition, it is located again above 200 euros / MWh, a value that was reached almost 70% of October, in 45% of November, and in five of the first six days of December .
Electricity thus recovers the values greater than 200 euros / MWh after marking this Sunday a price of 101.97 euros / MWh, the lowest price since last November 1.
So far this month, the price of electricity is on average at 204.45 euros / MWh, four euros above the October price (200,06 euros / MWh), the most expensive month in history until The date, and eleven euros more expensive than the price of November (193.43 euros / MWh).
According to the data from the operator of the Iberian Electricity Market (Omie), the maximum price of Monday will be recorded between 20:00 and 21:00, when it will be 273.61 euros / MWh, while the minimum will be 177 , 37 euros / MWh between 5:00 and 6:00 in the morning.
The prices registered in the wholesale market are directly imprisoned in the 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.
Behind the increase in prices are the high gas prices in international markets and the emission rights of carbon dioxide (CO2), which during 2021 have been marking month per maximum historical month.
Regarding the rest of European countries, in the United Kingdom the megawatt hour will be paid tomorrow at an average of 214.45 pounds (about 251 euros), while in Germany it will do it at 265.39 euros, in France, at 282, 52 euros, in Italy, at 269.73 euros, and in Portugal, which shares market with Spain although sometimes prices are decoupled for differences in production, at 212.24 eurosDate Of Update: 09 December 2021, 04:24