This average electricity price in the wholesale market, Friday will increase 8.4% compared to this Thursdayonce again it stands above 200 euros per megawatt hour (MWh).
So this Friday the average price of the ‘pool’ will be 202.99 euro/MWh, almost 16 euros above this Wednesday’s 187.27 eurosAccording to data published by the Iberian Energy Market Operator (OMIE) and collected by Europa Press.
The maximum electricity price for this 13 May will be 242.74 Euro/MWh between 08:00 and 09:00, while the day’s minimum price of 164.99 Euro/MWh will be recorded between 18:00 and 19:00: 00:00
Compared to a year ago, the average electricity price for this Friday will be 239% more expensive than 59.8 Euro/MWh on 13 May 2021.
‘Pool’ prices have a direct impact on the regulated rate – the so-called PVPC – at which nearly 11 million households are covered in the country, and serve as a benchmark for the other 17 million that are shrinking their supply. in the free market.
In fact, the National Markets and Competition Commission (CNMC) confirmed that in 2021, around 1.25 million people switched from PVPC to a free market rate at a fixed price, within the framework of the energy’s upward spiral.