Electricity prices to reach summer peak in Eastern and Western Norway on Monday

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Electricity prices will be the highest in the southwest of Norway on Monday. Between 6 and 7 PM, the electricity price there will be NOK 4.51 per kilowatt hour (kWh), according to preliminary figures from the websites of the power exchange Nord Pool. 

In the south-eastern and western parts of Norway, the price will amount to NOK 2.80 per kWh at its highest. In central Norway, the price will reach NOK 2.45, and in the north of the country, the price will reach NOK 0.015.

A ten-minute shower uses an average of around 4.5 kWh, depending on the temperature and how much water the shower head delivers.

The average price in the country will be NOK 2.047 per kWh on Monday, NOK 0.29 higher than on Sunday, and NOK 1.45 higher than the same day last year. The highest 24-hour electricity price on Monday will amount to NOK 3.98 per kWh – in south-western Norway. 

According to the industry website Europower, the daily price in areas NO1 (East Norway) and NO5 (West Norway) will reach summer records.

On Saturday, the maximum and minimum price in the country was NOK 4.26 and NOK 0.0077 per kWh, respectively. On the same day last year, it was NOK 0.83 and NOK 0.30 per kWh.

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