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The Chairman of Iberdrola: "The main beneficiary of the high electricity prices is the Treasury"
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The Chairman of Iberdrola: "The main beneficiary of the high electricity prices is the Treasury"

Ignacio Galán, Chairman of Iberdrola, spoke about the important rise in the price of electricity at the company's general meeting of shareholders this Friday."Let's not forget that the main beneficiary Of the high prices of electricity, especially in a scenario like the current one with a high price of CO2, is the Public Treasury, which receives not only large taxes proportional to the price of energy, but also the income from the sale of CO2 rights that this year could reach 2,500 million euros, "he said.The president of Iberdrola wanted to highlight that "there are many factors that affect the price of electricity but, without a doubt, the most significant is the degree of taxes".This cost ha...
The price of electricity is still out of control: at what time should I not put the appliances and which ones consume the most?
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The price of electricity is still out of control: at what time should I not put the appliances and which ones consume the most?

The electricity bill for this June will be considerably high, especially after the maximums in the price that will be reached this Wednesday, June 16. Electricity in the wholesale market will be able to mark this Wednesday maximums of up to 105.51 euros per megawatt hour (MWh), being able to exceed even the maximums reached during the storm Filomena. Nevertheless, there will also be minimum hours, in which, although the price per megawatt hour will remain high compared to other months, it will be significantly lower than the most expensive times. It will also be necessary to take into account the rate system for time slots that was established in Spain on June 1:Tip section: It is...
The prices of electricity, this Wednesday: what it costs you to put the washing machine, the oven or the air conditioning
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The prices of electricity, this Wednesday: what it costs you to put the washing machine, the oven or the air conditioning

Starting an appliance at rush hour in a home with the regulated rate costs this Wednesday, on average, 40% more than just a week ago due to higher electricity prices, with three consecutive months of promotion and the entry into force of the new electricity bill. According to data from Selectra, a company specialized in the comparison of energy and telecommunications rates, and always in the case of households covered by the Voluntary Price for the Small Consumer (PVPC), the cost of putting any appliance in off-peak hours (the cheapest) is 16% higher than a week ago.Specifically, and always according to your calculations, Putting a washing machine today costs 47 cents in peak hour...
Minister Ribera on the new electricity bill: "I would not recommend my mother to iron at 2 am or back"
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Minister Ribera on the new electricity bill: "I would not recommend my mother to iron at 2 am or back"

The Minister for the Ecological Transition, Teresa Ribera, described this Tuesday at the press conference after the Council of Ministers as "exaggerations" some of the criticism of the new electricity tariff that comes into effect on June 1 and considers that there are "very reasonable stretches" to use appliances. "I would not recommend that my mother get up at 2:00 am to iron, not even backwards", Ribera has sentenced. This change in the electricity tariff consists of a restructuring whose main objective is to improve energy efficiency, for which, it has been established an hourly division into 3 energy periods: peak, flat and valley (with different prices). The term punta It i...
Electricity rates change from this Tuesday: At what time should I use the electrical appliances?
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Electricity rates change from this Tuesday: At what time should I use the electrical appliances?

Starting this tuesday June 1 start the change of electricity rates in Spain. Laura Cardenal, head of communication of the Selectra company, and Antonio Picazo placeholder image, head of Gana Energía and an expert in the energy sector, answer the main questions about what the rate change consists of or how consumers can benefit to save.What does this rate change consist of?It is a change that basically consists of a tariff restructuring whose main objective is the improved energy efficiency. This will suppose a time discrimination in 3 energy periods: tip, flat and valley (with different prices) and 2 power periods for powers of less than 15 kW, that is, the vast majority of homes, explains Ant...
Six everyday technological inventions that were created for uses other than those we give them today
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Six everyday technological inventions that were created for uses other than those we give them today

Some of the technological inventions that have become essential in our lives, were initially created for a completely different purpose than the one that has been given over time.. Sometimes failed ideas managed to find a useful application for humanity.Today we will talk about several of these products that ended up having a different use than their original idea:Microwave Although currently this appliance has become an essential in many of our kitchens, It was originally invented to fight Nazi planes during World War II.In 1946, engineer Percy Spencer and his team were developing a device that transforms electrical energy into electromagnetic energy (the magnetron) to alter the...
Changes in the electricity bill: Will I pay more? At what time should I use the appliances?
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Changes in the electricity bill: Will I pay more? At what time should I use the appliances?

Starting next June 1, the change in electricity rates in Spain begins. Laura Cardenal, communication manager of the Selectra company, and Antonio Picazo, head of Gana Energía and an expert in the energy sector, answer the main questions about what the rate change consists of or how consumers can benefit to save.What does this rate change consist of?It is a change that basically consists of a tariff restructuring whose main objective is to improve energy efficiency. This will suppose an hourly discrimination in 3 energy periods: peak, flat and valley (with different prices) and 2 power periods for powers of less than 15 kW, that is, the vast majority of households, explains Antonio Picazo to 2...
The electricity bill will go up in June: which devices use the most electricity at home and which ones use the least?
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The electricity bill will go up in June: which devices use the most electricity at home and which ones use the least?

Sometimes when the electricity bill comes to us and we see high sums, we wonder why so much? Sometimes the answer is simple and that is that you are overusing your most expensive appliances and devices. 1. Coffee maker The coffee makers of Nespresso They have become very fashionable, but very few people unplug them throughout the day, since you may need a coffee at all times and it is more convenient to turn it off. However, you will be surprised to know that these types of appliances consume 1 watt for every hour that it is plugged in. If you want to save a little, it is better that you plug it in only when you want to have a coffee. 2. The desktop or laptop computerJust by b...
The houses with sustainable technology with which you will pay three times less on your household bill
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The houses with sustainable technology with which you will pay three times less on your household bill

Is it really possible to save on expenses depending on the home you live in? Experts say yes. Now that it has been announced that next June we are going to experience a rise in the electricity bill, some have doubts about how much their home consumes and what they can do to reduce costs. Although there is no magic formula -not 100% at least-, in recent days we have given you some keys, such as the best hours to use electrical appliances or how to save on the electricity bill by turning your home into a smart home.There is another way to lower your spending at the end of the month: bet on more sustainable homes and built more efficiently. That is exactly what so-called 'passive h...
How to save on your electricity bill by turning your house into a smart home
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How to save on your electricity bill by turning your house into a smart home

The decrease in energy consumption not only saves you significant money per month, but also helps to be more respectful with the environment. We all know that changing part of our lifestyle can be useful to reduce energy consumption, such as using appliances less, however, these processes involve added time that not everyone has. Now that changes in the electricity bill are coming, for those who want to reduce their energy consumption there are low consumption technological products that are relatively affordable. Some are independent devices, such as a smart thermostat, and others are elements that can reduce consumption in appliances that are already installed.These accessories...