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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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Energy Market Risk Analysis| Early April 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 | early April 2013

Early April

Market reels after biggest spike yet Prices on the short-term UK gas and power markets rocketed to new heights again on March 22nd, as gas imports through the main interconnector with Europe were cut off by a pump failure, exacerbating a supply squeeze caused by ongoing freezing conditions and storage …

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Energy Market Risk Analysis | mid March 2013

Mid March 2013

Short-term spikes again – to £71 Short-term UK gas and power prices witnessed another price spike on March 13th − the most significant yet in the recent series for UK electricity, as Day-ahead reached £71/MWh, a 13-month high. A cold snap in the face of tightening supply margins and operational …

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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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