The average price of electricity in the wholesale market will rise today, Friday, May 13, 8.4% compared to yesterday on the province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife (Tenerife, The Palm, La Gomera Y The iron). In this way, the cost will once again be above the level of 200 euros per megawatt hour (MWh).
In this way, the average price of the ‘pool’ will be 202.99 euros/MWh this Friday, almost 16 euros above the 187.27 euros of this Wednesdayaccording to data published by the Iberian Energy Market Operator (OMIE) and collected by Europa Press.
The maximum electricity price for this May 13 it will be between 08:00 and 09:00, with 242.74 euros/MWh, while the minimum for the day, of 164.99 euros/MWh, will be recorded between 18:00 and 19:00.
Compared to a year ago, the average price of electricity for this Friday it will be 239% more expensive than the 59.8 euros/MWh of May 13, 2021.
The prices of the ‘pool’ have a direct impact on the regulated rate -the so-called PVPC-, to which almost 11 million households in the country are covered, and serve as a reference for the other 17 million who have contracted their supply in the free market .
In fact, the National Commission of Markets and Competition (CNMC) has found that in 2021, within the framework of the upward spiral of energy, around 1.25 million people switched from the PVPC to a tariff in the free market at a fixed price.