Power market coupling could spur derivatives activity

Electricity derivatives may benefit from integration, survey finds

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As market coupling is implemented across European power markets, participants expect their use of electricity derivatives to increase, according to the results of a recent survey conducted by Energy Risk and London-based energy and financial consultancy Baringa Partners. At the same time, respondents expect their use of explicit capacity auctions to decrease and believe they will submit fewer physical nominations as a result of market coupling, the survey reveals. “These results suggest