Energy Market Risk Analysis | Mid October 2017

More French nuclear woes A general rebound has been seen across UK power periods (and other European power markets) over the last fortnight, with new French nuclear concerns providing much of the upwards propulsion. News that 20 French reactors are undergoing or will need to undergo pipe reinforcement work in …

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Energy Market Risk Analysis | Early October 2017

Rally punctured; French jitters remain Forward UK power prices dipped sharply mid-September, immediately after our last report, and then again as September ended, despite receiving a brief bullish shot in the arm on the 28th September when a French nuclear power station was suddenly shut down for urgent dike reinforcement …

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Energy Market Risk Analysis | Mid September 2017

Oct ’17 Annual over £47 for first time Prices across the UK power market, after having dipped at the end of August, resumed their rally in the first half of September ─ with French nuclear concerns, relentless coal market gains, a carbon market surge and a gas supply squeeze all …

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Energy Market Risk Analysis | Early September 2017

New French nuke fears help bolster August was a strongly bullish month for UK power and gas markets, with Winter ’17 UK power prices gaining 10% over the month – pushing over £50/MWh for the first time this year and lifting October ’17 Annual towards an eight-month high too, a …

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Energy Market Risk Analysis | Early August 2017

Annuals nudge 5-month highs After some up and down shuffling, UK Power annuals ended July on an up-note, nudging five-month highs, as gas, coal and oil markets all rallied. The short-term UK power market has meanwhile been much calmer over the last fortnight, after a very volatile first half of …

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