Category Archives: Energy Market Risk Management

Energy Market Risk Analysis | mid April 2013

mid April

Carbon crash has little impact UK power prices have fallen sharply over the last two weeks, reflecting a return to temperatures that are in line with seasonable norms and an improved gas supply outlook. A crash in the value of EUAs (EU carbon allowances that are factored in to power …

Continue reading

Posted in Energy Market Risk Management | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Energy Market Risk Analysis | early April 2013

Early April

Market reels after biggest spike yet Prices on the short-term UK gas and power markets rocketed to new heights again on March 22nd, as gas imports through the main interconnector with Europe were cut off by a pump failure, exacerbating a supply squeeze caused by ongoing freezing conditions and storage …

Continue reading

Posted in Energy Market Risk Management | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Energy Market Risk Analysis | mid March 2013

Mid March 2013

Short-term spikes again – to £71 Short-term UK gas and power prices witnessed another price spike on March 13th − the most significant yet in the recent series for UK electricity, as Day-ahead reached £71/MWh, a 13-month high. A cold snap in the face of tightening supply margins and operational …

Continue reading

Posted in Energy Market Risk Management | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Energy Market Risk Analysis | early March 2013

Energy Market Risk Management | Early March

Short-term surges on gas spike Prices on the short-term UK power and gas markets surged at the start of March, as a storm-related power cut at a major Norwegian gas field slashed gas imports. This price spike came just a week after another sharp rally in prices which had already …

Continue reading

Posted in Energy Market Risk Management | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Energy Market Risk Analysis | mid January 2013

Mid January Marker Report

CO2 crash offsets gas and oil gains A collapse in the price of CO2 emissions allowances (EUAs) has counteracted the effect of firmer oil and gas markets on UK power prices over the last two weeks, leaving Annuals stable to marginally higher than where they were in mid-January. On the …

Continue reading

Posted in Energy Market Risk Management | Tagged , , | Leave a comment