Region, Spot prices on Wednesday from 83 to 145 euros per MWh

, SEE Energy News

Spot electricity prices in Europe for delivery on Wednesday, December 28 ranged from €41.4 per MWh in Spain and Portugal to €239.1 per MWh in Greece. Certain countries recorded lower prices compared to the previous day – this drop amounts to 62% in Spain and Portugal and 58% in France, while in others spot prices rose by over 50%.

In the region of Southeast Europe, the day-ahead price was the lowest in Slovenia – 83.16 euros per MWh, and it was reduced by 17% compared to the previous day. In the same period, the price in Croatia was reduced by 7%, to 91.62 euros per MWh.

The Hungarian price was reduced by 9% in one day, to 86.6 euros per MWh on Wednesday.

The price on the Serbian day-ahead market increased by 11%, to 114.2 euros per MWh on Wednesday.

The price in Bulgaria and Romania increased by 51% compared to Tuesday, to 145 euros per MWh.

The Greek market is, as in previous days, the most expensive in Europe. The price on the day-ahead market in Greece in the previous five days did not drop below 193 euros per MWh even during the Christmas holidays, when prices were below 100 euros per MWh in most countries.