Category Archives: Energy Market Risk Management

Energy Market Risk Analysis| Mid October 2016

Winter periods spike to 8-year high UK power prices across the winter months surged further in early  October, as UK and European winter supply fears intensified, November breaking above £63/MWh, and Q1 ’17 above £62 ─ the highest month-ahead and quarter-ahead levels in almost 8 years. Weak pound bolsters The …

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Energy Market Risk Analysis| Early October 2016

Winter surges on French nuke woes The supply panic that gripped the short-term UK power market in mid-September ─ propelling Day-ahead into triple digits for three days ─ has moved on… into the Winter, which has surged over the last few days amid reports that up to twelve nuclear plants …

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Energy Market Risk Analysis| Mid September 2016

Day-ahead spikes to £160 Short-term UK Power prices rocketed mid-September, with Day-ahead spiking to £160/MWh, understood to be a ten-and-a-half year high, as a sudden slew of power station outages and a sharp drop in wind levels squeezed supply, while demand was boosted by strong cooling demand as temperatures hit …

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Energy Market Risk Analysis| Early September 2016

Day-ahead dives to £30 UK Power prices have buckled across all periods over the last fortnight, short-term values crumpling in the wake of a collapse in short-term UK gas prices ─ with Day-ahead diving to a low of £30/MWh ─ and  longer term levels easing as part of a general …

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Energy Market Risk Analysis| Mid August 2016

On the rebound UK power Annuals jolted lower in the first week of August by as much as 3.5%, on the back of a gas market sell-off, but by the middle of the month they had curled higher to recover almost all the value that had been lost. A rebound …

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