The average hourly price of electricity was €174.29 per megawatt hour last month, on a similar level as June. October 2021's average was €105.61.
In June, the average was €173.83 and the price fell significantly from September's price of €228.93 per megawatt hour. The last time it was €150 or under was in April.
From October, the universal price of electricity starts to apply and is priced at €154.08 per megawatt hour, or 15.4 cents per kWh, excluding VAT, seller costs and a reasonable profit.
Today, the hourly rate was €146.86 and tomorrow it will be €239.60.
Editor: Barbara Oja, Helen Wright