This issue offers detailed insights into potential market inefficiencies in power and gas trading. The key issues of practical concern relate to the materiality of the inefficiencies, their sustainability and their determinants.
This paper looks at forward and spot market-price convergence in the competitive Texas electricity market in the presence of large-scale wind generation.
Mexico's energy reform may lead to closer ties with adjacent US states
Broker’s co-founder draws on skills and contacts to launch youth charity
Poor liquidity and bank retreat mask energy market optimism
Charting the Enron legacy
Energising the future
Liquidity turns eastward
In the second of two articles tracing the beginnings of energy derivatives trading, Roderick Bruce looks at the development of the natural gas and electricity markets in the US and Europe
US electricity deregulation does not necessarily make prices more competitive, as is shown in this study of New England power prices by Logical Information Machines
European energy firms are seeking to reposition their products and strategies in advance of European Union market deregulation. FAME Energy reports
Gordon Feller looks at the changing coal economies of Bulgaria, the Czech Republic and Slovenia and the effect of electricity sector moves in the region
The Polish government hopes to boost competition in the electricity market through a controversial securitisation plan that it will use to buy out long-term contracts between generators and the transmission grid operator. Maria Kielmas reports