Spot prices of electricity in the region, for delivery on Tuesday, January 17, fell sharply in all markets compared to the previous day, except in Serbia, and ranged from 119.83 euros per MWh in Bulgaria and Romania to 132. 48 euros per MWh in Greece.
In Serbia, the day-ahead price on Tuesday fell by nearly 7 percent compared to Monday, to 130.63 euros per MWh, while on Sunday the price was 110.2 euros per MWh.
The Bulgarian and Romanian day-ahead price increased on Tuesday by about 8 percent compared to Monday, to 119.83 euros per MWh, while on Sunday it was about 96 euros per MWh.
Hungary also recorded a moderate price increase compared to Monday, by 7 percent, to 141.41 euros per MWh. The spot price on Sunday was below 98 euros per MWh.
Croatia recorded a more significant increase in the price for delivery on Tuesday, by 11 percent, to 140.39 euros per MWh. The spot price on Sunday was 89.9 euros per MWh.
The Slovenian day-ahead price on Tuesday increased by 5 percent compared to Monday, to 144.37 euros per MWh, and on Sunday it was 84.5 euros per MWh.
On Tuesday, the Greek market was once again the most expensive in the region, despite a 35 percent drop compared to the previous day, at 132.48 euros per MWh. Greece was also the most expensive market in the region on Sunday, with a price of 202.6 euros per MWh.
The maximum price in Europe on Tuesday was recorded by Belgium – 184.55 euros per MWh, while the Spanish and Portuguese markets were the cheapest – with only 5.1 euros per MWh.