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Energy Market Risk Analysis| Early December 2016

Market shrugs off OPEC oil cut After an eventful fortnight newswise ─ the UK–France electricity interconnector being damaged during a storm, OPEC agreeing to curb output for the first time in eight years, reopening dates confirmed for the UK’s main gas storage site and a sell-off taking hold on the …

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Energy Market Risk Analysis| Early November 2016

December breaks above £78/MWh UK power prices have pushed higher again over the last fortnight, with values across the remainder of this Winter once more leading the gains, as supply fears were compounded by the French nuclear safety authority (ASN) formally requesting five nuclear plants shut down within the next …

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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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