The government has introduced a three tier pricing system for electricity according to time of day. The aim is to even out usage, making energy generation more efficient.
This will be applied automatically via your smart meter to all people who have their contract with the provider of ultimate recourse (Iberdrola in Alicante).
The low rate is applicable all day during Saturday and Sunday and National Holidays. Other days it is from midnight to 8 am.
The standard rate (llano) is from 08.00 to 10.00, from 14.00 to 18.00 and from 22.00 to midnight.
The highest rate is from 10.00 to 14.00 and from 18.00 to 22.00