BarcelonaThe energy transition has a cost and Spanish consumers are noticing it. Despite the increase in electricity generation from renewable sources – wind power led to electricity generation in Spain last year – in 2021 prices skyrocketed. According to Omie, the operator of the Iberian electricity market, the average for the year in the wholesale market stood at 111.93 euros per megawatt hour (€ / MWh), with a sharp peak in the last months of the year. An average price that is a historical record and which is 229.5% more than the previous year, which, however, was marked by historically low prices due to the pandemic.
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