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Energy Market Risk Analysis | early March 2013

Energy Market Risk Management | Early March

Short-term surges on gas spike Prices on the short-term UK power and gas markets surged at the start of March, as a storm-related power cut at a major Norwegian gas field slashed gas imports. This price spike came just a week after another sharp rally in prices which had already …

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Energy Market Risk Analysis | mid January 2013

Mid January Marker Report

CO2 crash offsets gas and oil gains A collapse in the price of CO2 emissions allowances (EUAs) has counteracted the effect of firmer oil and gas markets on UK power prices over the last two weeks, leaving Annuals stable to marginally higher than where they were in mid-January. On the …

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Energy Market Risk Analysis | early January 2013

early January

Short-term surges; forwards flat All the price movement has been in the short-term market over the last fortnight, as cold weather and a gas supply squeeze – added to post-holiday demand kicking in – pushed Day-ahead prices £10/MWh, from £45/MWh to £55/MWh. Forward prices meanwhile have moved little since the …

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Energy Market Risk Analysis | mid December 2012

Mid December

In the weak mid-winter… UK gas and power prices ended 2012 on a downtrend – with most periods slipping back to early October levels as unseasonably mild weather reduced demand across western Europe. April ’13 Annual UK power, for example, slipped beneath £51/MWh (having been discussed as high as £55.3/MWh …

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Energy Market Risk Analysis | early December 2012

Early December

Long-term still in limbo Short-term UK power prices have risen and fallen – in the face of temperature swings and supply issues, while longer term prices have remained remarkably stable – despite some volatility in global energy markets. April ’13 Annual UK power, for example, had remained wedged between £51.5-52/MWh, …

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