Monthly Archives: January 2013

Energy Market Risk Analysis | early January 2013

early January

Short-term surges; forwards flat All the price movement has been in the short-term market over the last fortnight, as cold weather and a gas supply squeeze – added to post-holiday demand kicking in – pushed Day-ahead prices £10/MWh, from £45/MWh to £55/MWh. Forward prices meanwhile have moved little since the …

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Energy Market Risk Analysis | mid December 2012

Mid December

In the weak mid-winter… UK gas and power prices ended 2012 on a downtrend – with most periods slipping back to early October levels as unseasonably mild weather reduced demand across western Europe. April ’13 Annual UK power, for example, slipped beneath £51/MWh (having been discussed as high as £55.3/MWh …

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