The price of electricity in the wholesale market (POOL) has been located on Thursday at 215.63 euros the megawatt hour (MWh), which means by increasing the price set by yesterday and surrounding the barrier of the 200 euros / mwh.
With this rise, the price of light for today exceeds the seventh time in history, all of them during this October, 200 euros / MWh, and is situated as the sixth highest price of electricity since there are records.
During the first fourteen days of October, the average price in the wholesale market has reached 200.7 euros / MWh on average, which would become the most expensive 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 260 euros / MWh, while the minimum will be 175.25 euros / MWh between 4:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. .
The escalation of prices that affects a large part of Europe is, among other factors, to increased gas 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 carbon dioxide emission rights (CO2).Updated Date: 15 October 2021, 02:52