Monthly Archives: August 2012

Energy Market Risk Analysis | mid August 2012

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Belgian nuke cracks, oil spur gains The discovery of cracks in the reactor tub of a nuclear plant in Belgium triggered fears of several similar plants across Europe being closed down for safety reviews, helping to push power prices across the continent higher. A surge in oil prices also contributed. …

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Energy Market Risk Analysis | early August 2012

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Oct ’12 Annual hits new 27-month low October ’12 Annual UK power dipped to a fresh 27-month low – of £46/MWh – at the start of the fourth week of July, as energy markets shunted lower in line with financial markets, pounded by further eurozone pessimism and China slowdown fears. …

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