The average price of electricity in the wholesale market will fall by 12.29% on Saturday compared to this Friday and will again be below the level of 200 euros per megawatt hour (MWh).
Specifically, the average price of the 'pool' for this Saturday will be 178.71 euros/MWh, so it will be cheaper by 25.03 euros compared to 203.74 euros/MWh this Friday, according to data published by the Iberian Energy Market Operator (OMIE) and collected by EP.
In this sense, it should be noted that the price of the 'pool' usually drops on weekends due to the drop in demand.
The maximum electricity price for this Saturday will be between 9:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m., with 228.11 euros/MWh, while the minimum for the day, of 159.33 euros/MWh, will be recorded between 2:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. hours.
Compared to a year ago, the average price of electricity for this Saturday will be 156.99% more expensive than the 69.54 euros/MWh of May 21, 2021.