The price of light comes down a bit but does not give a truce: tomorrow will be the most expensive Saturday in history

The price of light in the wholesale market has fallen again, but it is a small descent and, above all, relative: 134.89 euros per megawatio hour to which electr

The price of light comes down a bit but does not give a truce: tomorrow will be the most expensive Saturday in history

The price of light in the wholesale market has fallen again, but it is a small descent and, above all, relative: 134.89 euros per megawatio hour to which electricity will be paid this Saturday is the third more figure High in history. On weekends they are usually cheaper and have given some respite in this crisis, in which they had never even approached 120 euros.

In addition, on Saturday it will also be the first day in the story in which the 150 euros MW / H will be exceeded at some point. It will happen in four sections schedules: 00:00 (150 euros righteous), 21:00 (150.01), 22:00 (152.27) and 32:00 (150.01).

As it happened in the second week of August, in which the price beat its record, the last of the month and first of September has been catastrophic. Thus, four new historical figures and six of the highest prices ever recorded have been given. The 137.7 euros to which the megawatium hour was paid from average during Friday would occupy the first position of the podium on any other date, but on Thursday he had left the bar at 140.23; One of those plates that taste gold. Saturday bronze completes a podium that, to follow the trend, could be obsolete very soon.

At the beginning of July the trend was already bullish, but until the 20th of July, then seemingly unattainable, of 100 euros. The cost of the megawatium hour was then established at 101.82 euros and danger a record, 103.76 euros, which was practically two decades unbeathed, since it dated January 11, 2002. The next day it was overcome and soon after an August began historical.

During the month, the record price was over eight occasions and in September it has already occurred at two other times. This leaves an increase of 41% on the invoice in a year and some 18 euros additional invoice compared to August 2020 in a family nucleus with a 250 kilowatt hour demand in the month. In total, 63.88 euros that are going to 93.10 euros for the average user in a study performed by Facua, which sets the power contracted at 4.4 kW-it at the tip and valley - and establishes a consumption of 366 kWh per month.

In an interview with Radio Euskadi collected by EFE, the Minister of Labor and Social Economy, Yolanda Díaz, has recognized that within Government "there is a discussion" between the PSOE and UP on the "rhythm" of application of the measures adopted to face this crisis Energy and reduce the price. Likewise, she has ensured that the proposal of law that she recorded we can create a public energy company is not a disloyalty between partners, as the groups have "own dynamics".

Updated Date: 03 September 2021, 13:20

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