Monthly Archives: March 2018

TRIAD Dates Confirmed | 2017/18

1718 Confirmed TRIAD Dates

Winter 17/18 TRIAD dates The results of the 17/18 TRIAD season were today confirmed by National Grid: 1. Monday 11th December ’18 – SP35 2. Monday 5th February ’18 – SP36 3. Monday 26th February ’18 – SP37 Nationwide Utilities successfully notified clients of ‘high chance of TRIAD’ (our strongest …

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Medium Combustion Plant Directive

Medium Combustion Plant Directive

What you need to know about the MCP directive In an effort to reduce emissions of harmful air pollutants from medium sized combustion plants and generators in England and Wales, the Government has transposed the Medium Combustion Plant Directive (MCPD) into UK law from the 19th December 2017. The legislation …

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Energy Market Risk Analysis | Mid March 2018

Market Risk Analysis - Mid March

Third surge grips markets Just days after short-term UK gas and power markets had managed to recover and slump back from a historic price spike driven by Siberian weather sweeping through the UK, levels surged again on March 12th as forecasts for another bout of freezing weather, starting this weekend, …

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Excess Capacity Charges are due to Change | DCP 161

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DCP 161 What is DCP 161? From the 1st April 2018 Ofgem are introducing DCP161 to ensure that half hourly (HH) supplies that exceed their assigned available capacity are charged an excess penalty rate potentially up to three times higher than the standard rate. Prior to the introduction of DCP161, …

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Energy Market Risk Analysis | Early March 2018

Market Risk Analysis - Early March

Day-ahead doubles; annuals languid The Big Freeze has had a huge impact on short-term UK power and gas prices, UK electricity prices more than doubling since mid-February, with the bulk of these gains happening over the last couple of days as the Siberian “Beast” weather front blasted into the UK. …

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