Author Archives: Senior Energy Broker

Market Flash | 13 December 2017

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Market Flash UK gas and power prices across the remainder of this winter rocketed Tuesday morning, as an explosion at central Europe’s main gas hub ─ Baumgarten in Austria ─ further fuelled gas supply concerns that had already been whipped up by the closure of the Forties Pipeline System in …

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Energy Market Risk Analysis | Early December 2017

Day-ahead and Dec both breach £55 While the second half of November began with all UK power periods deflating – amid waning French nuclear concerns, warmer weather expectations and softer coal and oil markets, by the 20th of the month many levels were starting to move higher again. Further French …

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Energy Market Risk Analysis | Mid November 2017

Bull-run intensifies – then breaks While the recent bullishness intensified in the first fortnight of November, with Annuals rallying by as much as 4%, prices have buckled over the last few days as the factors that drove the market higher – colder weather, further French nuclear concerns and a surging …

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Wholesale Electricity Supply Market Shares | 2016

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  Source: Ofgem calculations using data from Elexon and NETA reports. Information correct as of: July 2017 Wholesale electricity supply market shares: At-a-glance summary The following analysis and information is sourced from Ofgem. The analysis of the market concentration suggests that the GB wholesale electricity market appears to have relatively low …

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Energy Market Risk Analysis | Early November 2017

Annuals claw higher on oil, cold UK power prices generally clawed higher again as October rolled into November, after having been pulled lower at the end of the third week of October as French nuclear supply fears retreated. Firmer oil and coal markets have helped push the Annuals to new …

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