Monthly Archives: August 2011

More than 2% fall in wholesale electricity and gas prices

Electricity and gas prices fell 2.2% yesterday, the sharpest single day fall in prices since June and gas prices fell slightly less at 2%. Prices are continuing to be affected by trouble in the global financial markets which have fallen due to economic concerns. For a detailed analysis with trend …

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Energy Market Risk Analysis – mid August 2011

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Prices bounce as debt fears fade It has been a fortnight of two definite halves, with UK power and gas prices falling in the first week of August – as US/Eurozone debt panic stoked expectations that energy demand could drop in any new economic slowdown, only to bounce in the …

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Wholesale energy market falls more than 3% in 5 days

The wholesale markets have reacted rapidly to global economic concerns surrounding the well published debt crisis which has been unfolding in recent months. With more bad news expected many businesses may decide to defer procurement contracts to take full advantage of further potential reductions. Whilst negative economic news may be bad …

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Energy Market Risk Analysis – early August 2011

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Short-term slump filters through The lack of volatility seen in UK Annual power prices in the first half of July spilled over into the second half of the month, with prices moving in a tight £0.80/MWh range. But long-term levels have been finding it increasingly difficult to resist the weakness in short-term discussion, and …

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