The price of electricity rises more than 300%, up to 90 euros

The price of electricity rises more than 300%, up to 90 euros


The average price of electricity in the wholesale market rises this Friday by 343%, standing at 90.78 euros per megawatt hour (MWh), with the cost of the ‘pool’ and compensation to gas companies, compared to 20 48 euros today.

According to the latest data from the Iberian Electricity Market Operator (OMIE) collected by Servimedia, the cap on gas is reapplied today. Without this measure, the cost would be 119.85 euros, so there is a reduction of 24.3%.

The price of the ‘pool’ stands at 91.20 euros, 325% more than the 21.46 euros of yesterday Thursday.

For its part, the amount of gas compensation reached negative 0.42 euros per MWh, compared to -0.98 euros yesterday. The compensation was 1.02 euros a week ago.

In short, the 20.78 euros per MWh represent a decrease of 0.06% compared to the 90.83 euros of Friday of last week and an increase of 17.2% over the 77.47 euros a year ago. month, December 20.

In addition, in a year-on-year comparison, this Friday there was a 52.4% reduction in price, since on January 20 of last year the price was 190.64 euros per MWh.

(SERVIMEDIA) 20-JAN-2023 08:09 (GMT +1)JBM/jbm/clc/gja

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