The price of electricity in the regulated rate rises this Thursday to 0.29498 euros per kilowatt hour. The cheapest section will be at dawn and from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., while the most expensive will be

The average price of electricity in the wholesale market will rise 2% on Thursday compared to this Wednesday, consolidating above the level of 210 euros per megawatt hour (MWh) and reaching its highest level since last April 29 .

Specifically, the average price of electricity will be 214.74 euros/MWh this Thursday, some 4.29 euros more expensive than the price of this Wednesday (210.45 euros), according to data published by the Operator of the Iberian Energy Market (OMIE) and collected by Europa Press.

Compared to a year ago, the average price of electricity for this Thursday will be 153% more expensive than the 84.85 euros/MWh of June 2, 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 .