The price of light reaches a new maximum on Monday, 106.74 euros / mwh

The average price of light in the wholesale market will play again new historical highs again, with an average price of 106.74 euros the megawatt hour (MWh), as

The price of light reaches a new maximum on Monday, 106.74 euros / mwh

The average price of light in the wholesale market will play again new historical highs again, with an average price of 106.74 euros the megawatt hour (MWh), as well as the previous record of 106.57 euros that reached last 21 of July.

In its comparison with last year - the second Monday of August was day 10-, the rise is 180%, that is, the price of this Monday will almost triple the registered one year ago, when it was limited to 38.09 euros / mwh.

However, this time, the 'Pool' Electric will register for this Monday, August 9, an average price of 106.74 euros / MWh, surpassing all levels of July and even the peaks of this August, which has marked three of The five historical maximums, according to Omie data.

Except from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m., the price will be constantly maintained above 100 euros / MWh, marking the daily maximum between 21.00 and 22:00 hours, when the price of light will be 114.07 euros.

On the contrary, the daily minimum will be recorded between 16.00 and 5:00 pm, as it will be limited to 97.95 euros the MWh.

The price of light thus continues on this August boot with the tension lived throughout July, which led to close with an average of 93.46 euros / MWh, which represents the highest level of history and a 169.8% above the same month of last year.

Specifically, so far in August, the 'pool' has already registered its highest historical price, this Monday, as well as the second highest price in the historic series, last Tuesday with 106.27 euros / MWh; the third, with 105.24 euros / MWh last Wednesday; and the fifth, with 103.07 euros / MWh, last Monday.

This increase in the price of the electricity market is motivated by the high prices of the rights of emission and the increase in natural gas.

Specifically, the emission rights have been incurred until they overcome in this August 54 euros per ton, when at the beginning of the year they were listed around 33 euros. Meanwhoking, the price of natural gas is up to 41.7 euros per MWh, according to MIBGA data.

The price of energy has a nearby weight on the invoice of around 24%, while around 50-55% corresponds to tolls - the cost of transport and distribution networks - and charges - cost-associated costs Of the renewables, the extrapeninsulars and the annuities of the rate deficit - and the rest taxes.

The oscillations in the daily price affect consumers welcomed at the regulated rate (PVPC), something more than 10 million, while they are exempt by those in the free market - a 17 million, as they have a precipated price with your company.

Updated Date: 08 August 2021, 14:03

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