The average price of electricity in the wholesale market in Spain has once again broken a new record and this Wednesday will reach 228.59 euros per megawatt hour. In this way, it surpasses last October 1, when for the first time in history it exceeded the 200 euro mark, skyrocketing to 216.01.
The data known today supposes a 12.2% rise regarding this day. In total, in the five days that go to October, it has already exceeded the 200-euro barrier three times, so if it continues to move in these margins, it could place this month as the most expensive, unseating September.
The peak will be experienced tomorrow between 9 p.m. and 10 p.m., when it will cost 260 euros, while the cheapest time of the day will be between 4 p.m. and 5 p.m., at 193 euros.
The price of energy in Spain is weighed down by the high gas prices in international markets, which determine the price of the rest of electrical technologies in the country. The Government of Spain has approved a package of measures with the purpose that the increases are not transferred in their entirety to the invoices of the consumers.