The average price of luz for regulated rate customers linked to the wholesale market it will rise this Sunday by 8.2% compared to this Saturday, until the 185,87 euros/MWhaccording to provisional data from the Iberian Energy Market Operator (OMIE).
This price is the result of adding the average of the auction in the wholesale market to the compensation that the demand will pay to the combined cycle plants for the application of the ‘Iberian exception’ to cap the price of gas for the generation of electricity.
In the auction, the average price of electricity in the wholesale market – the so-called ‘pool’– will be located for this Sunday in 145 euros/MWh. The maximum price will be registered between 9:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m., with 232.99 euros/MWh, while the minimum for the day, of 88 euros/MWh, will be between 2:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.
To this ‘pool’ price is added the compensation of 40.87 euros/MWh to the gas companies that has to be paid by the consumers who benefit from the measure, the consumers of the regulated rate (PVPC) or those who, despite being in the free market, have an indexed rate.
invoice in september
The average electricity price for regulated rate customers linked to the wholesale market stood at September at 243.55 euros per megawatt hour (MWh), almost 21% less than the 307.75 euros/MWh registered in August, when it reached its highest level for a month in history. Specifically, the average price of the daily wholesale market, the so-called ‘pool’, rose to 141.07 euros/MWh this month, 9.7% lower than the average price of September last year.
To this figure must be added the compensation daily average for gas adjustment, as a result of the application of the cap on the price of gas used by thermal power plants, which stood at 102,48 euros/MWh in the month, according to data from the Association of Companies with Large Energy Consumption (AEGE).