Category Archives: Energy Market Risk Management

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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Energy Market Risk Analysis| Early August 2016

Downwards drift helped by oil drop UK power and gas forward prices weakened over the second half of July, as concerns over the extended closure of Rough, the UK’s largest gas storage site, faded and as oil markets slid to a three-month low. However short-term prices have been buoyant, supported …

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Energy Market Risk Analysis| Mid July 2016

Winter leaps on gas storage shock UK power and gas prices for the coming winter leapt mid-July, as a 42-day outage at the UK’s only large-scale gas storage facility, Rough, was extended by at least seven months, reducing its ability to act as a key source of gas supply in …

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