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TimeDUoSTUoSSEMOTaxCapacitySMPSum
Tuesday 00:00   0.312 0.695 0.25010.05 0.4653.898 5.669
Tuesday 00:30   0.312 0.695 0.25010.05 0.3633.867 5.537
Tuesday 01:00   0.312 0.695 0.25010.05 0.2793.904 5.490
Tuesday 01:30   0.312 0.695 0.25010.05 0.2163.519 5.042
Tuesday 02:00   0.312 0.695 0.25010.05 0.1493.519 4.975
Tuesday 02:30   0.312 0.695 0.25010.05 0.1133.519 4.939
Tuesday 03:00   0.312 0.695 0.25010.05 0.0813.519 4.908
Tuesday 03:30   0.312 0.695 0.25010.05 0.0743.519 4.900
Tuesday 04:00   0.312 0.695 0.25010.05 0.0953.456 4.858
Tuesday 04:30   0.312 0.695 0.25010.05 0.1323.456 4.895
Tuesday 05:00   0.312 0.695 0.25010.05 0.2423.519 5.068
Tuesday 05:30   0.312 0.695 0.25010.05 0.4223.519 5.248
Tuesday 06:00   0.312 0.695 0.25010.05 0.7093.441 5.457
Tuesday 06:30   0.312 0.695 0.25010.05 1.0996.446 8.852
Tuesday 07:00   0.312 0.695 0.25010.05 1.4856.344 9.136
Tuesday 07:30   0.312 0.695 0.25010.05 1.7766.672 9.755
Tuesday 08:00   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.0206.786 12.485
Tuesday 08:30   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.1406.899 12.717
Tuesday 09:00   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.2056.670 12.553
Tuesday 09:30   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.2464.884 10.808
Tuesday 10:00   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.2944.966 10.939
Tuesday 10:30   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.3294.153 10.160
Tuesday 11:00   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.3544.153 10.185
Tuesday 11:30   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.3764.153 10.207
Tuesday 12:00   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.3343.745 9.758
Tuesday 12:30   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.2143.630 9.522
Tuesday 13:00   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.1613.497 9.336
Tuesday 13:30   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.1243.497 9.299
Tuesday 14:00   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.1063.497 9.281
Tuesday 14:30   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.0903.497 9.264
Tuesday 15:00   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.1263.497 9.301
Tuesday 15:30   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.2103.490 9.378
Tuesday 16:00   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.2973.497 9.472
Tuesday 16:30   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.3523.601 9.631
Tuesday 17:00   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.3134.412 10.403
Tuesday 17:30   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.2584.995 10.932
Tuesday 18:00   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.2234.995 10.897
Tuesday 18:30   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.1356.384 12.198
Tuesday 19:00   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.0577.243 12.979
Tuesday 19:30   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.1397.960 13.778
Tuesday 20:00   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.2468.277 14.202
Tuesday 20:30   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.1137.981 13.772
Tuesday 21:00   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 1.8904.938 10.506
Tuesday 21:30   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 1.5704.102 9.350
Tuesday 22:00   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 1.2543.837 8.769
Tuesday 22:30   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 0.9983.652 8.328
Tuesday 23:00   0.312 0.695 0.25010.05 0.8723.935 6.114
Tuesday 23:30   0.312 0.695 0.25010.05 0.8033.912 6.022
Wednesday 00:00   0.312 0.695 0.25010.05 0.6583.439 5.404
Wednesday 00:30   0.312 0.695 0.25010.05 0.5413.439 5.287
Wednesday 01:00   0.312 0.695 0.25010.05 0.4603.436 5.202
Wednesday 01:30   0.312 0.695 0.25010.05 0.3823.411 5.100
Wednesday 02:00   0.312 0.695 0.25010.05 0.3013.439 5.047
Wednesday 02:30   0.312 0.695 0.25010.05 0.2733.436 5.015
Wednesday 03:00   0.312 0.695 0.25010.05 0.2423.410 4.959
Wednesday 03:30   0.312 0.695 0.25010.05 0.2493.405 4.961
Wednesday 04:00   0.312 0.695 0.25010.05 0.2663.405 4.978
Wednesday 04:30   0.312 0.695 0.25010.05 0.3023.405 5.014
Wednesday 05:00   0.312 0.695 0.25010.05 0.4163.409 5.132
Wednesday 05:30   0.312 0.695 0.25010.05 0.5913.410 5.308
Wednesday 06:00   0.312 0.695 0.25010.05 0.8783.327 5.512
Wednesday 06:30   0.312 0.695 0.25010.05 1.2793.406 5.992
Wednesday 07:00   0.312 0.695 0.25010.05 1.6493.406 6.362
Wednesday 07:30   0.312 0.695 0.25010.05 1.9325.050 8.289
Wednesday 08:00   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.1605.619 11.457
Wednesday 08:30   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.2525.888 11.819
Wednesday 09:00   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.2775.567 11.522
Wednesday 09:30   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.3115.414 11.403
Wednesday 10:00   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.3275.175 11.180
Wednesday 10:30   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.3544.758 10.790
Wednesday 11:00   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.3574.476 10.511
Wednesday 11:30   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.3734.343 10.394
Wednesday 12:00   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.3234.050 10.051
Wednesday 12:30   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.2013.944 9.823
Wednesday 13:00   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.1323.500 9.310
Wednesday 13:30   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.1273.463 9.268
Wednesday 14:00   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.0983.463 9.239
Wednesday 14:30   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.0903.463 9.231
Wednesday 15:00   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.1123.463 9.253
Wednesday 15:30   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.2243.463 9.365
Wednesday 16:00   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.3073.519 9.503
Wednesday 16:30   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.3485.024 11.050
Wednesday 17:00   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.3355.148 11.161
Wednesday 17:30   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.2895.290 11.257
Wednesday 18:00   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.2175.290 11.185
Wednesday 18:30   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.1375.288 11.103
Wednesday 19:00   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.0785.337 11.093
Wednesday 19:30   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.1486.106 11.933
Wednesday 20:00   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.2546.180 12.113
Wednesday 20:30   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.1626.106 11.947
Wednesday 21:00   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 1.9494.878 10.505
Wednesday 21:30   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 1.6273.444 8.749
Wednesday 22:00   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 1.3243.442 8.444
Wednesday 22:30   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 1.0823.413 8.173
Wednesday 23:00   0.312 0.695 0.25010.05 0.9283.356 5.591
Wednesday 23:30   0.312 0.695 0.25010.05 0.8533.356 5.516
Thursday 00:00   0.312 0.695 0.25010.05 0.6943.354 5.355
Thursday 00:30   0.312 0.695 0.25010.05 0.5823.105 4.994
Thursday 01:00   0.312 0.695 0.25010.05 0.4753.007 4.788
Thursday 01:30   0.312 0.695 0.25010.05 0.3913.105 4.803
Thursday 02:00   0.312 0.695 0.25010.05 0.3303.252 4.889
Thursday 02:30   0.312 0.695 0.25010.05 0.2893.007 4.602
Thursday 03:00   0.312 0.695 0.25010.05 0.2593.608 5.174
Thursday 03:30   0.312 0.695 0.25010.05 0.2733.723 5.303
Thursday 04:00   0.312 0.695 0.25010.05 0.3023.106 4.715
Thursday 04:30   0.312 0.695 0.25010.05 0.3323.787 5.426
Thursday 05:00   0.312 0.695 0.25010.05 0.4193.029 4.755
Thursday 05:30   0.312 0.695 0.25010.05 0.6063.001 4.914
Thursday 06:00   0.312 0.695 0.25010.05 0.9145.360 7.581
Thursday 06:30   0.312 0.695 0.25010.05 1.3345.360 8.001
Thursday 07:00   0.312 0.695 0.25010.05 1.7305.360 8.397
Thursday 07:30   0.312 0.695 0.25010.05 2.0035.360 8.670
Thursday 08:00   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.2015.450 11.329
Thursday 08:30   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.2945.450 11.422
Thursday 09:00   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.3155.450 11.443
Thursday 09:30   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.3395.450 11.468
Thursday 10:00   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.3695.450 11.497
Thursday 10:30   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.3755.450 11.503
Thursday 11:00   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.4025.450 11.530
Thursday 11:30   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.4005.450 11.528
Thursday 12:00   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.3485.450 11.476
Thursday 12:30   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.2215.450 11.349
Thursday 13:00   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.1725.450 11.300
Thursday 13:30   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.1615.450 11.289
Thursday 14:00   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.1385.450 11.266
Thursday 14:30   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.1455.450 11.273
Thursday 15:00   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.1705.450 11.299
Thursday 15:30   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.2475.450 11.375
Thursday 16:00   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.3105.450 11.439
Thursday 16:30   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.3425.450 11.470
Thursday 17:00   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.2715.450 11.399
Thursday 17:30   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.1725.450 11.300
Thursday 18:00   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.0475.450 11.175
Thursday 18:30   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 1.9705.450 11.099
Thursday 19:00   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 1.9415.450 11.069
Thursday 19:30   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.1155.450 11.243
Thursday 20:00   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.2765.450 11.404
Thursday 20:30   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 2.2095.450 11.338
Thursday 21:00   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 1.9275.450 11.055
Thursday 21:30   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 1.6185.450 10.746
Thursday 22:00   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 1.3365.450 10.464
Thursday 22:30   2.645 0.729 0.25430.05 1.0965.450 10.224
Thursday 23:00   0.312 0.695 0.25010.05 1.0925.360 7.759
Thursday 23:30   0.312 0.695 0.25010.05 1.0265.360 7.693
 

Background to the Irish Electricity Market

The Irish Electricity Market is based on a central pool system where power stations all bid into a central market. The energy price that power stations are paid changes ½ hour by ½ hour and a forecast is published by the market operator 24 hours in advance. This is known as the System Marginal Price (SMP) and is shown in Blue on the graph.

However, other charges are associated with managing and transporting the electricity from the power station to the end user. These are;

DUoS (light Green) - Distribution Use of System charges - (38kV and lower, Network charges)

TUoS (Gold) - Transmission Use of System charges - (110kV & higher, Network charges)

SEMO (dark Green) - Single Electricity Market Operator charges - (Market operator, manages the electricity pool and is commercial interface between power stations and suppliers

Capacity Costs (Red)- Power stations are paid for providing a backup called a reserve (both spinning & static) in case demand is higher than forecast or another power station trips and power is needed urgently. This is shown in the Red part of the graph above and averages out at about 1.8c/kWh. It can vary between 0 and about 3.5c/kWh during the winter peak.

DLAF & TLAF (Calculated into Charges) - Distribution & Transmission Loss Adjustment Factors, depending on the connection level and day/night divide, some of the charges above are multiplied by a loss adjustment factor. This is of the order of 9% for Low Voltage (400v) sites and 4 % for Medium Voltage (10kV and higher) sites.

SmartPower aggregates the different charges and loss adjustment factors associated with each type of connection and publishes this as a web-service to the Echelon SmartServer controller that we provide.

The market operator publishes forcast prices every day, we download them and present them here with the other kWh charges that you would expect to pay. The "greyed out" portion of the table below, is our estimate on what these costs will be based on a weighted average taken over the past number of years.

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