Energy Market Risk Analysis| Mid June 2016

Annuals hit 7.5-month high Firmer UK power and gas prices have been seen across all periods over the last fortnight ─ Annuals rising to their highest levels since late October on the back of predictions of tighter winter margins following recent plant closures, persistent gas supply issues and oil market …

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Energy Market Risk Analysis| Early June 2016

Prices slip and then rebound It has been another volatile fortnight for UK power Annual prices ─ which spent most of the second half of May shunting lower again before rebounding strongly at the end of the month. The bounce came largely on the back of firmer gas market sentiment, …

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Energy Market Risk Analysis| Mid May 2016

Coal power output drops to zero UK power and gas prices slipped back as May started and the late-April price spike unravelled further – however since then the market has rallied again, shorter-term prices bolstered by output from coal-fired stations dropping sharply, and periodically hitting zero for the first time …

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Energy Market Risk Analysis| Early May 2016

Rise & Fall: on mixed coal plant news Annual UK power prices rose for most of the last fortnight, gaining as much as 3.5% at one stage ─ shored up by the actual and imminent closure of a cluster of coal-fired power stations, but they were knocked lower at the …

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Energy Market Risk Analysis| Mid April 2016

Mixed but muted changes Amidst what has continued to be an unusually stable period for UK power and gas prices overall, there have been some directional differences over the last fortnight, even amongst the Annuals, with nearer term Annuals slightly weaker while Annuals further out have risen. Short-term prices hit …

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