Energy Market Risk Analysis | Early July 2017

Short-term doubles; annuals steady Almost all of the price volatility has again been in the short-term market over the last fortnight, with Day-ahead prices doubling as they leapt from a 9-month low to a 5-month high – on the back of a cluster of powers stations going offline and a …

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Energy Market Risk Analysis | Early June 2017

Rally extends, then falters Annual UK power prices continued to rebound for most of the second half of May, pushing towards three-month highs before pulling back at the very end of the month, in line with other energy markets, while short-term prices have come under pressure from an increase in …

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Energy Market Risk Analysis | Mid May 2017

Prices curl higher after 10-day tumble After rebounding at the start of May, Annual UK power prices chipped steadily lower, easing to their lowest level since early December amid increasing confidence over longer-term UK gas and power supplies. However by mid-month they were curling higher again, as short-term prices rallied …

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Energy Market Risk Analysis | Mid March 2017

Price erosion continues Warmer, still windy weather and an improving gas supply outlook continued to pummel short-term UK power and gas prices lower over the first half of March, with knock-on effects along the forward price curve. The seasons and annuals were also pressured by sharp drops in the oil …

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Energy Market Risk Analysis | Early March 2017

High winds help blow prices lower Windy weather, and an end of the cold snaps that characterised the start of the year, has helped push power and gas prices down in the UK and across Europe over the last fortnight, as supply has been strong in the face of falling …

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